Rick Adam
Rick Adam
June 18, 2015
Mopping the Floor with Methyl-Ethyl Ketone
Einstein once said:

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."
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Sara Runnalls
Sara Runnalls
June 3, 2015
Ask BFL about Equine Insurance
I recently completed an application for liability insurance for my commercial equine activities, which included a list of mandatory conditions for me to follow. I had to sign this page confirming I would follow these conditions. Most of the conditions are common sense, but some of them could be hard for me to follow. How does this affect my coverage?
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May 21, 2015
Key Risk Indicators - The Crystal Ball of Business
Organizations are generally familiar with the idea of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). They are measures of how well things are being done and results you have already realized. An example is sales trends, i.e. customer shipments and receivable write-offs over the past month or quarter. On the other hand, Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) are different in that they are an early indicator of emerging risks that could cause harm to the business, such as a macroeconomic shift that could impact customer collection in the future.
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Robert Pellerin
Robert Pellerin
May 13, 2015
The Lumber Industry, a Complicated Area for Insurance
Since the withdrawal of LUA in 2011, many insurers have seen their market shares in the lumber industry increase dramatically. Indeed, at that time, insurance products were particularly sought out by sawmill owners who, were slowly emerging from a market plagued by one of the most dramatic crises experienced by their industry.
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Gilles Gervais
Gilles Gervais
May 6, 2015
Time management: finding a happy medium
I was recently at the airport with some of my friends who were traveling with me. We were talking about this and that, sipping on a glass of wine when we realized we were going to miss our flight! Very bad time management.
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Denis Roy
Denis Roy
April 21, 2015
Horse riding: a noble, but risky sport
For its enthusiasts, horse riding may refer to many things: leisure, passion, races, competition, business and even an Olympic dream.
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Michael Yip
April 9, 2015
The Board’s ‘GPS’ for Better Corporate Governance: The Value of ERM
You find yourself in a foreign city wandering around aimlessly looking for a particular location. You have no paper map and the rushing fear of feeling lost is slowly coming over you. Does this scenario sound familiar?
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