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The Best Policy: When “I’m sorry!” isn’t enough - Liability insurance basics

A layman’s definition:  A dictionary offers “answerable” and “responsible” as synonyms for the word liable.  So being liable means being responsible for one’s actions – particularly when those actions cause harm to the another person.

Accidental or deliberate?  Tom is angry at Dick and punches Dick in the nose; Tom is “answerable” to Dick for that deliberate act.  While driving to the hospital to get his nose fixed, the car in front of Dick slows abruptly and Dick avoids a collision by changing lanes.  Dick failed to see Harry’s car in the lane he changed into.  Dick is “responsible” for the dent he unintentionally put in Harry’s new car.  In the pure sense of liability, it makes no difference whether an act is deliberate or accidental.  However in the sense of liability insurance, we may find that it does.  Read on.

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The Story Behind the Stone: Plumbing the depths of pearls

The Story Behind the Stone: Plumbing the depths of pearls

Are there not... two points in the adventure of the diver: One - when a beggar, he prepares to plunge? Two - when a prince, he rises with his pearl? I plunge! - Robert Bro...

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The Retailer’s Perspective: The importance of March 9th

Usually, while writing my column, I’m projecting myself 30 - 45 days into the future.  Normally I’m trying to visualize when the paper will hit your mailbox and what...

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Sales Growth Expert: Going from a clerk to a SALES PROFESSIONAL

The techniques that increase sales and profits

My wife, Jan, told me we needed a new porch swing, which meant I should go and buy one. Like a lot of guys I am not a good s...

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The Best Policy Lovers of the night

Roof-top burglaries - a new trend in jewelry crime

Sunday Morning

Like cops on a stake-out, they waited silently in an unmarked van parked in the shadows of the darkened st...

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The Story Behind the Stone: The Winza Ruby: Right on time

The Story Behind the Stone: The Winza Ruby:  Right on time

Ruby gems carry a thousand years of rich history behind them. This beloved colored stone has graced crowns and regal adornment for centuries. Corundum, which is its miner...

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Internet Marketing Strategies: The 2010 Smart Phone explosion! - Is your marketing ready?

Move over iPhone - you have competition.  This past fall Verizon introduced the Droid which officially began the Smart Phone revolution. It is full featured, super fast,...

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Give your customers your complete attention

I believe that jewelry customers will tell you everything that you need to know in order to develop a relationship, close the sale, and sell additional merchandise if you...

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Sales Growth Expert How to close the telephone price shopper

Most people in the selling business feel the telephone price shopper is the toughest sale to make.  But the top sales producers don’t feel that way.  Because they kno...

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