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Sportsmanship in the Workplace

I was recently touched by admirable demonstrations of sportsmanship during this year’s Olympics. New Zealand’s Nikki Hamblin stopped during the 5,000m race to help American Abbey D’Agostino after she fell, which impacted her medaling potential (but she won the...read more


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How You DON’T Create a Company Culture

I’m always asked, “Why do you like working here?”  Hands down… the culture....read more


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Why Did You Put the Banana in the Cage?

I am fortunate to be involved in almost every new employee’s training at New Benefits. I don’t just train employees who report to me; in fact the majority of employees aren’t my immediate reports. Training is valuable for many...read more


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Reflections on our 25 Year Journey

Today, it’s a rare thing for a company to celebrate 25 years in business. As a pioneer in the non-insured benefits industry, New Benefits is proud to accomplish this milestone. As such, this is a good time to take...read more


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I Wish You Knew How to Quit Me

We’ve all heard the saying, “Quitters never win and winners never quit.” I used to buy into this theory, but something changed my mind. I learned quitting isn’t always a bad thing—and there is a healthy way to do...read more


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READY, Set, Fail!

I was recently duped into giving too much credit during a conversation with an employee.  They had a suggestion from which staff and the company could benefit (I later learned it was actually just to benefit them personally) and...read more