leadership

Boss vs. Leader: Which One Are You?

If your employees are leaving, it could be your fault. Yes, we hate to point fingers, but the Gallup report, State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders, found that managers are the greatest indicator of whether an employee will stay with a company, and that...
Surety Bond

Surety – Everyone Needs It But No One Knows Why

The majority of people looking into surety bonds have actually never heard of them until they’re told they need them. Simply put, bonds are used within business to give your customers security that you’ll follow through on any promises and meet your obligations. If you’ve been...
Restaurant Insurance

Insurance Risks to Consider When Starting a Restaurant

It’s a fact — all businesses require a degree of insurance to protect them from the unexpected. Restaurants, however, stand leagues above the norm, as their day-to-day operations open them up to a whole world of liability. Although you can take action to reduce the chance of some...
Rental Property

Here’s All You Need to Know About Investing in Rental Property

For individuals keen to secure their financial future without inheriting the typical risks that come with the stock market, real estate can be a solid choice. It’s widely renowned as more secure and provides you with a means of investment where you can take an active part in...
Earthquake Insurance

The Pros and Cons of Earthquake Insurance – What You Need to Know

If you don’t live on the West coast, you probably shouldn’t invest too much of your time worrying about an earthquake. If you do, however, it’s definitely something you should view as a possibility. However, even with the recent increase in public knowledge, the Californian...
O'Kane & Tegay Insurance Brokers

Resources and Contacts for Fire Victims

Sonoma County Fire Claims Contact Information The O’Kane and Tegay family would like to take this time to reach out to everyone affected by the Napa and Sonoma County fires with our support and heartfelt hope and prayers during this horrific time.  These fires have affected us...

How Fire Sprinklers Can Cool-Off Your mixed-use building Insurance and HOA Costs

How Fire Sprinklers Can Cool-off Your Apartment Building Insurance Costs Nobody likes having to pay for insurance. As a Property Manager, it’s doubtful that you feel differently. Sure, insurance will have your back in the event of an emergency, but when you don’t need it, you...

Insurance Broker vs. Insurance Agent – Why You Should Choose The Former

Why You Should Choose an Insurance Broker Over an Insurance Agent If you don’t live a life ingrained in the insurance market, it’s understandable that you might occasionally get lost in the terminology. One of these instances is making the distinction between insurance brokers...

Should Security Companies for Homeowners Associations Be Armed or Not?

Many variables come into play when choosing your security solution. Apart from cost, factors such as the location of the firm, references, or minimal contracting period can all influence your decision. If you want your HOA to have the most insurance options, it is best to...
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