It’s gift giving season!
We all like to receive and give gifts, right? Why do we give gifts? To show appreciation, love, friendship. There’s nothing like giving a gift and watching them open it and the happy smiles and hugs that come after!...Read more
Why aren’t Americans, especially business owners, taking vacations?
Summer’s almost over! Well, it’s still warm here in the Southwestern desert, but can you believe it’s September? What did you do that’s fun this summer? As we are coming out (albeit slowly) of the shutdowns and...Read more
You are Gifted Beyond Belief
Have you ever wondered how you wound up where you are right now? That can be a good thing, but it can also be a not so good thing. All of us are “endowed by our Creator”...Read more
Top 10 HR Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Employers are seeking qualified employees in record numbers right now as companies are recovering from Covid 19 closures and restaffing. Now is the perfect time to improve your HR IQ and some of the logistics, regulations, and local and...Read more
I’m a Small Business and I Can’t Afford an HR Person
One of my employees is causing problems with all the other employees! What do I do?! I have trouble finding the right people when hiring. I know I should let this employee go, but I am afraid of...Read more
I’ve never worked so hard
I’ve never worked so hard… Well, maybe when I started my company. But then things were just falling into place. We were cruising along, getting new clients, and building our team. I was out networking several times a month,...Read more
What Keeps You Up at Night?
Wow, just WOW! So, we are halfway through 2020. Not sure that’s a good thing or not based on the current situation, right? Well, we recently ran a poll and asked our readers, “What keeps you awake at...Read more
Sandbrook 15th Anniversary
We are celebrating! On June 1st, 2005, Sandbrook Benefits Group was launched. Was it scary? Heck yah! I was a W-2 employee of a large publicly traded benefits firm here in Tucson. In addition, I had a two year...Read more
Counting on the Sale of Your Business to Fund Your Retirement?
Counting on the sale of your business to fund your retirement? Have you ever said, “My business is my retirement plan”? Many business owners have, and many have been successful in creating a comfortable retirement for themselves and...Read more
Succession & Exit Planning
In our last edition, we highlighted the issue of how, and if, your business could continue without you. Now, we are going to address the solutions and give you some practical steps to get started. SUCCESSION PLANNING In...Read more