Central Insurance Companies

Category: Employees


Don’t Fear the Performance Review!

We know we need to recruit the right people and train them well.  Once these people are in place, we need a tool to help monitor performance, set development goals, determine who should be promoted, and how to compensate our…

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New Year’s Resolutions – Corporate Style!

Wow, it’s hard to believe that 2011 is almost over! It’s been a wild ride this year, with the many ups and downs with our economy and unusual weather across our country……. so much of this is out of our…

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A Simple Thanks…Appreciate to Motivate

I’m often asked: “How can I motivate my people?” I get the impression  some supervisors think this is a difficult thing to do or they feel there must be some secret to it they are unaware of.  Some think it takes money.  While…

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The Invisible Criminal

I receive e-mails periodically from industry sources that share information on various insurance topics. One thing that’s certain is that communication has changed since I entered the industry. From the not-so-green printed manuals to Facebook and digital newsletters, information flows…

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Co-existing With Your Co-workers

I find it amusing that when we look for a job, the questions people tend to focus on are: “Where is the job located?” “How much does it pay?” “Will I like the work?” Those sorts of things. What we…

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Be Ready, Be Safe

My community experienced an F4 tornado on November 10, 2002.    Unfortunately there were two deaths in the community but there could have been many more.  The local cinema was full of people out for a movie on a Sunday afternoon. …

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