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Small, But Not Small-Minded
Jörg Schmidt is the captain of his own ship, keeping his international brokerage small enough to run the way he likes in the beautiful Swiss countryside.
BY  ADRIAN LEONARD


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Full Speed Ahead
LexisNexis and The Council knock down decades of industry roadblocks to enable easy, efficient brokerage transactions.
BY  CHERYL ARVIDSON


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Healthcare House of Cards
History shows that the centerpiece of ObamaCare has been financially unsustainable. So why would it work this time? Welcome to the politics of the death spiral.
BY  ED LEEFELDT


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Crude Awakening
Winners and Losers: The Truth About the Victims of the Gulf Oil Spill
BY  ED LEEFELDT


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Walking the Talk
Business headwinds make finding that competitive edge difficult. Focus on an internal collaborative effort. It could make finding your edge a breeze.
BY  ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Kevin Amrhein
Channel Check
Niche Nation
The irony of wholesale brokerages is that they must specialize to attract business but spread their efforts over many tight niches to survive as a business. Being pigeonholed into one niche can cost business in another.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Prep Work
Federal emergency preparedness programs may reduce insurance premiums and potential liability, and give everyone greater peace of mind.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Sacramento-ization
This ain’t New Hampshire—and it ain’t like living with Mama. Welcome to gridlock.

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Horror Story
CEIOPs S2” opens in a nation near you in 2012 and leaves U.S. carriers in their international competitors’ dust. Hmm. Political motives here? Ya think?

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Sense of Style
Smart managers take a thoughtful approach to each circumstance and tailor their approach to best fit the situation.

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