Despite the news about the importance of manufacturing in both the US and the UK, the reality is advanced economies rely on services. Today, it is easy for people to get what they need on their own schedule and without much effort. Continue reading

Small and medium businesses are booming right now and many are “going global.” Over half plan to grow their international customer base by 2017. Almost any small start-up today is confident about conducting business abroad. Continue reading

March 30, 2017 – New York, NY. IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international corporate security consulting firm at http://www.theimg.com/, is proud to announce that Chris Hagon, one of the firm’s principal experts in international corporate security, has been cited in an important online article on security for ‘high profile targets’ such as corporate executives, key employees, and other VIPs during travel overseas. Continue reading

When a patient ends up in the emergency room, the first thing a medical team does is take their vitals. This often includes an EKG to monitor the heart rate, pulse and overall blood pressure. Continue reading

At work or at life in general, some people need more attention than others. They mean well, but their constant interruptions can throw off a work day. It could be a friend texting about the weekend. Want to go out for Italian food? Which restaurant should we go to? Do you want to go out to a movie afterwards? It can be an unending string of questions interrupting a busy executive’s train of thought. Another annoyance is co-workers constantly seeking counsel. Continue reading

Medical pandemics are a popular movie genre. Theater-goers enjoy a good fright while sitting safely in their seats viewing the chaos of an epidemic on screen. Illness can include all manner of ruin to the infected including “un-dead” symptoms. We have to admit, some of our staff enjoy a good zombie pandemic film too. We can get a bit critical about the story line though. Continue reading

Traditional blessings for safe travel can be found all over the globe. The Irish like to say “Slan Agus Beannacht Leat” or “Goodbye and Blessing.” How many times have family members parted with a simple safe travel blessing being their last words? Whether it’s your kids taking off for college or waving goodbye to the grandparents after the holidays, wishing for a safe trip is a tradition in many languages. The thing is, there is very little well-wishers can do to ensure their family and friends arrive to a destination safely. Praying for good weather and safe roads can be about as far as most go. Continue reading

Whether travelling overseas on business or for pleasure, no one expects to have their beach time interrupted by a natural disaster. Yet, on a perfectly sunny day by the sparking ocean, an off-shore earthquake can strike, triggering a life-threatening tsunami. Many vacationers may initially not believe that the large wave is on its way. That’s because a tidal wave from a Tsunami starts off slow and gains strength as it makes it way to the shoreline. Continue reading

Fall is the time U.S. companies offer open enrollment for their employees. Corporate staff looking to change their existing medical care, or sign up for a new plan are finally able to make it happen. Continue reading

If you turn on the news in the winter, there’s usually a story about a hiker who get lost in the woods during a snowstorm. It may be because they weren’t checking the weather reports and get caught by surprise. Other times they may have decided to take a detour and didn’t prepare for trouble in advance. When someone is lost in the woods, especially in freezing temperatures, loved ones hold tight to each other hoping to hear good news. While friends and family wait, search and rescue teams are out looking high and low for any sign of the lost traveler. Continue reading