Fire Extinguishers 101

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in , ,

Fire Extinguishers 101

Every home and business needs at least one fire extinguisher. Having one and knowing what to do with your fire extinguisher are two very different things, though. If you don’t know how to use it, a fire extinguisher won’t do you any good in a fire. And if you have the wrong kind, it won’t work when you need it most. If all you know about fires is to stop, drop, and roll, it’s time for a quick primer on fire extinguishers. How to Use Your Fire Extinguisher Everyone in your...

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Thinking of Starting a Home Based Business?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in ,

Thinking of Starting a Home Based Business?

It has been so cold out recently that not even my car wants to get going in the morning! What a great thing it would be to work from home!  Have you ever considered starting a home based business?  This is a great option for stay-at-home moms or even those who are just ready to put their own business plans into action.  However, a home business is going to be much different from your typical business plan; from a different work environment to the type of Massachusetts...

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Organizing Your Home Office

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in , ,

Organizing Your Home Office

At the beginning of the year, it’s normal to want to start fresh and get a jump start on your goals. When you work from home that fresh start begins with an organized office. Make sure you can focus on your work and not on the stacks of clutter around you. Here are a few tips to get your home office and your home-based business on track for the year ahead. Declutter and Clean Surrounded by stacks of paper? Terrified of a leaning pile that might bury you at any moment? Now...

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How To Navigate a Difficult Employee

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in ,

How To Navigate a Difficult Employee

As a business owner, you are going to come across a variety of people in your lifetime.  Whether you are dealing with clients or potential hires, there will always be that one person who is just difficult to deal with.  With clients, we put our best smile on to provide great customer service, however when it comes to difficult employees, it may be harder to do so.  Luckily, we have some tips to share in order to help you deal with a difficult employee. Never lose your...

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Business Owners Policy Combines Coverages for Small Businesses

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 in ,

Business Owners Policy Combines Coverages for Small Businesses

The Business Owners Policy (BOP) combines major property and liability coverage into one package suitable for many small to medium sized businesses.  Should you be considering starting a business, consult your Massachusetts small business insurance agent to learn more about the BOP options. Along with property and liability coverage, the BOP may include business interruption coverage.  This type of coverage is designed to provide financial protection for lost income...

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5 Ways to Expand Your Business

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in , ,

5 Ways to Expand Your Business

We all know that owning your own business can be risky.  A business can either fail, succeed, or thrive! Some businesses are struggling while others are flourishing, so well that they may be looking to expand!  If your business is looking to expand over the course of the year, you have plenty of options.  Just remember: even minor changes and moves of expansion will affect your business insurance in Massachusetts. Before we discuss coverage, we have a few ideas to share. ...

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