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10 Small Business Lessons We Learned During Our First Urban Mudder

At Hiscox, courage is in our DNA. It’s one of the reasons why we recently announced a partnership with another company that knows a thing or two about courage – Tough Mudder. Last weekend nearly 100 Hiscox associates, descended upon Randall’s Island in New York for the first ever Urban Mudder! Billed as the city cousin event of Tough Mudder, Urban Mudder is a 5 mile obstacle course in which participants climb walls, dodge lasers, and generally get knocked around all in the name of teamwork.

13 Steps to Create a Budget for Your Business

Are you preparing to launch a new business? Whether you’re just about to start an entirely new business or want to expand your existing company, budgeting is one of the most important steps for any entrepreneur.

New Home Run Derby Knocks it Out of the Park

(MLB) completely revitalized one of their signature properties, the annual Home Run Derby, and it paid off with a more exciting contest. But change is never easy, and there were plenty of people who criticized the new format before last night. Congratulations to the MLB for having the courage to make major changes to a high profile event that left them open to plenty of criticism if things didn’t go right.

4 Best Small Business Tips We Learned From Our Dads

As Father’s Day approaches, we remember all the things our fathers taught us—about sports, about hard work and about life. A lot of these lessons apply in business, too. Here are some words of advice from dads that ring true for small business owners.

Top 4 Tips for Promoting Your Small Business On Social Media

So you’re a small business owner and you’ve got the basics down. Your product is great, you’ve protected your investment with small business insurance, and your customers love you. But what about social media?