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The 2012 Election Will Dramatically Affect Small Business

October 15, 2012

The old political tactics of kissing babies and pandering to seniors have largely been replaced by the all-out love fest of small business owners by each political party. Most astute small business owners are interested in seeing actual policy changes that will impact their business in the new year. Small Business Concerns Politicians this year […]

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Go Ducks!

September 17, 2012

Some of us are sports fans and have followed specific teams for a very long time. Scott Stuart is definitely one of those fans. Scott went to the University of Oregon, graduated from the class of 1981 and never stopped rooting for his Ducks. It has carried over to his friends and his family. What […]

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Interview with Scott Stuart on Dave Ramsey’s Radio Show

September 5, 2012

Click on the image of the Dave Ramsey Radio Show to hear the interview with Scott Stuart. The interview was from July 20, 2012 regarding the FPU classes at Good Shepherd Community Church. Zack Bennett the Audio Editor from “The Dave Ramsey Show” says that we appreciate you giving us a call and telling us […]

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Best Attributes of a Small Church or Ministry

September 4, 2012

Business owners or entrepreneurs are constantly pushing the envelope of new trends to find the next best process, product or service in order to entice business growth. Many of these same attributes are worthy of ministry or church leader evaluation. It’s a subject that provokes a lot of discussion within the church but is still […]

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Financial Security and Risk Management

August 15, 2012

A recent report from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants, points to the increasing need for businesses to work harder to spread responsibility for risk management thru-out the entire organization. The survey of over 2,000 ACCA members found accountants on the front-line of businesses have a vital role […]

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The Olympics of Independent Insurance

July 27, 2012

This week starts the summer Olympics in London. Every 2 years there are summer or winter games on an alternating 4 year schedule. I set my clocks to get up early or stay up late to watch certain events and athletes. Who can ever forget Usain Bolt’s run through the record books 4 years ago […]

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Social Media has Changed the Currency of Doing Business

July 23, 2012

Social media platforms have allowed consumers to VOTE daily for products and services. The quality of your services soon rises or fails via this impartial vote. Consumers more proficiently recognize and reward quality service with positive, enthusiastic, and in some cases, relentless feedback. At the heart of doing business in this new business environment are […]

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Why an Independent Insurance Agent

July 9, 2012

Who really cares? Isn’t all insurance the same and all people really care about is getting the lowest cost? What is the difference between various insurance carriers? Is an independent agent any better then a large corporate brand employee? Lots of questions and few answers for issues ALL of us face each and every time […]

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Tools and Resources to Arm your Church or Ministry

June 8, 2012

If you are like me, you look to         surround yourself and see people that are better and  smarter then you. That is a management and operational paradigm I have followed all my life and it has paid constant dividends. That is why I ONLY represent Brotherhood Mutual Insurance as my sole provider of insurance. They […]

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Patriotic Services

May 25, 2012

Come hear a guy who can’t see. Captain Scotty Smiley, the only active duty Army officer who is blind will be the featured speaker at Good Shepherd Community Church’s Patriotic Services June 23-24 5 p.m. Saturday evening and 9 and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday morning. Check out his website, click here. Bring your family member, […]

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