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Is the Beloved Company Picnic Exposing You to Risk?

JODI MATHY
Senior Claims Consultant at HNI

The sun is shining, the birds are signing, and Memorial Day is around the corner – finally!  After a long winter, it’s no surprise that many companies are ready to celebrate with a picnic or some other corporate shindig.

Topics: Leadership / Strategy

leading in[tension]ally

MIKE NATALIZIO
CEO at HNI

Tension is an unavoidable part of change. If you have a direction, you know where you want to be, and you’re poised to execute - anxiety will almost inevitably ensue.

Topics: Leadership / Strategy

Reimagining the Stodgy Old Employee Handbook

JANINE TRACY
Director of People at HNI

Employee handbooks are largely viewed as a necessary evil.  They are a compilation of policies, forms, benefits details, and of course, language to CYA in the event of an employment dispute. 

We painstakingly drag our new hires through these, make them sign off acknowledging they’ve read every word, and then it sits on a shelf gathering dust.

This is a missed opportunity. 

Topics: Leadership / Strategy

WE ARE ALL DUMB [at first].

MIKE NATALIZIO
CEO at HNI

Topics: Leadership / Strategy

MY ESCALATOR IS BROKEN.

MIKE NATALIZIO
CEO at HNI

You've got to check this video out.  

Topics: Construction Transportation Leadership / Strategy Manufacturing

Why Many Leaders Struggle with Sharing a Corporate Strategy

JIM DALY
HNI Minnesota President

It's the season for putting the finishing touches on strategic plans and annual budgets. In one of our recent blog posts, we made a case for sharing your corporate strategy with your employees and how to do it. Like many things, the theory is easy — but actually putting it into practice in your organization is tough stuff.

Topics: Construction Transportation Leadership / Strategy Manufacturing

Busting Corporate Strategy Out of the Boardroom

MIKE NATALIZIO
CEO of HNI

We like to work with organizations that are gamechangers — the kind that want to grow and that are willing to make changes and tough choices to achieve the future they envision.

Topics: Construction Transportation Leadership / Strategy Manufacturing

How to Spot Risk Management Advisors Worth Trusting

JILL WITTING
HNI Vice President and Relationship Manager

It's a cold, hard truth that when it comes to buying businesses insurance, lots of organizations view the process as little more than looking over the cost of a commodity.

Topics: Construction Transportation Leadership / Strategy Manufacturing

A Risk Manager’s Perspective on Ebola

MIKE NATALIZIO
HNI CEO

Have you seen CNN lately? Coverage of the Ebola outbreak is getting crazy. Every day, there’s a new article with a new angle on this disease.

Topics: Construction Transportation Leadership / Strategy Manufacturing

Your Company's 5-Point Plan of Attack for Total Risk Management

JODI MATHY
HNI Senior Claims Consultant

Many business leaders think about insurance and total risk management in two contexts: when they're paying insurance premiums and when they're dealing with claims.

Topics: Construction Transportation Leadership / Strategy Manufacturing