Monthly Archives: July 2012

Leap Year Season Two Episode Seven: A Moment of Weakness

Hiscox Commentary on Small Business Insurance A scorned woman, a programmer with dual personalities, a rival executive literally in the closet and a double-crossing brother. That’s a good foundation for a Greek tragedy or a modern day telenovela, or the current season of Leap Year. In a near perfect storm of personal and professional challenges […]

Does your business need workers’ compensation insurance?

Workers’ compensation insurance protects businesses from expenses resulting from on-the-job injury or illness. Being an entrepreneur can be a lot of fun, but it’s also hard work and involves risk. But, you don’t need to leave your business at risk. Workers’ compensation insurance is something almost every business needs – whether you have employees or […]

MyStartupStory: Burt Herman, founder of Storify

Is founding a startup harder than reporting from Iraq? Bert Herman, Founder of Storify, says in some ways it is. Listen as he shares how he drew on his reporting experience in hot spots around the globe to create a way for people to express themselves with words and images through Storify.

Why it’s Important to Hire the Right Employees in a Young Company

Hiring the right employees to get the job done is a crucial component of success at any company. At a young company, however, hiring the right employees can make or break your business venture. As a recent college graduate who was the first employee at a start-up marketing firm, I realize how my role helped […]

Leap Year Season Two Episode Six: What it takes to Win

Hiscox Commentary on Small Business Insurance The C3D team are facing a typical entrepreneurial reality. Just when they thought things couldn’t get any tougher, yet another challenge presents itself. Thanks to Aaron and Bryn’s spontaneous make out session at the bar, Bryn hopped on a plane back to San Fran and it’s up to Aaron […]