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Top Myths Keeping People from Buying Much-Needed Life Insurance

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Sep 2017

Top Myths Keeping People from Buying Much-Needed Life Insurance

Life! It can be pretty great, wouldn’t you say? And for exactly that reason, many people don’t like talking about life insurance. For some, it can seem a little morbid to discuss what happens to you or your money after you die.  And if you’ve seen Groundhog Day, your opinion of life insurance salespeople may be a little tainted.   However, life insurance brings assurance...

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Finding the Right Group Insurance Plan for Your Small Business

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Sep 2017

Finding the Right Group Insurance Plan for Your Small Business

Simple. A word not many have used to describe group insurance. As consultants, it’s our job to make benefits as easy as possible, so you can worry about running and growing a business. However, it does help to be informed on the basics of plans so you can make the absolutely right decision for your small business. What Makes Group Insurance Different? Group insurance is...

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Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

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Aug 2017

Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

For a lot of businesses, the topic of diversity and inclusion have been on the brain. It’s no wonder. A diverse workplace has all kinds of benefits including increased collaboration a teamwork and an increased pool of skills knowledge and ideas. The Millennial generation is the most diverse generation to date, they expect a diverse and inclusive workplace. So if you’re looking to attract the...

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Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

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Jul 2017

Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

Mental Health isn’t a buzz word. It’s well being! People can become so “comfortable” in a stressful work environment, they don’t realize there are alternatives. Work and stress don’t need to be synonymous with each other. In fact, if your employees are stressed by their work, you have a big problem on your hands. Why This is a Problem? People who are stressed are not...

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The Well-Being ROI: Why Every Business Should Focus on Workplace Wellness

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Jul 2017

The Well-Being ROI: Why Every Business Should Focus on Workplace Wellness

If you’ve been reading business articles lately, you’ve likely heard the term Workplace Wellness. Now more than ever, workplaces are taking on some of the responsibility for keeping their employees healthy. This makes sense, many employees spend a third of their day at the office. And more evidence is finding extended periods of sitting at computer screens isn’t necessarily good for people. Ethically, corporations have...

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Employees Aren’t Satisfied With Benefits Like They Used to Be, Here’s the Changes to Make

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Jun 2017

Employees Aren’t Satisfied With Benefits Like They Used to Be, Here’s the Changes to Make

What do you think, when you see 70% on a report? For most, it’s just okay. It’s a B-, average number that doesn’t indicate any sort of excellence or overachieving. Well according to the latest Sanofi Canada study, which is Canada’s longest-running survey on health benefit plans, 70% is also the average percentage of people with benefit plans satisfied with their job. This is an...

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How To Create a Happier (And Therefore More Productive) Workplace

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Jun 2017

How To Create a Happier (And Therefore More Productive) Workplace

Summer in Guelph means Farmer’s Markets, Hillside Festival, ice cream at the Boathouse and plenty of other fun. With all these happy things to daydream about, maintaining productivity in the workplace can be a challenge. But it doesn’t need to be difficult! Productivity and employee happiness go hand in hand. Here’s some simple ways you can increase both in your workplace. Focus on the Whole,...

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6 Ways to Continually Motivate Yourself to Better Wellness #MayHealth

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May 2017

6 Ways to Continually Motivate Yourself to Better Wellness #MayHealth

You know the hardest part about staying healthy? Convincing yourself you’re worth the effort. Taking steps to become more healthy can be incredibly rewarding, but the journey feels long and rough at times. Our Bensol team in Guelph, is constantly encouraging each other to eat better and be more active! We inspire each other because staying motivated isn’t easy, we get it. Now that we’re...

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The Guilt of Healthy Living (and how to get past it)

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May 2017

The Guilt of Healthy Living (and how to get past it)

*This is a guest post from our friends at Clearpath Chiropractic in Guelph* Eat plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits. Exercise, and be physically active on a daily basis. Maintain a schedule of regular, restful sleep. You know this already. I know this already. We’ve known this for years. You would think that it doesn’t need to be said because we are all models of...

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