Mutual Understanding

    • The Most Dangerous Thing You Can Do At Work

      May 8, 2019 - 3:14 PM

      In 2017, more than 320,000 construction workers nationwide suffered injuries on the job, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that of the top 10 standards violated by U.S. businesses in 2018, four had one thing in common: Falling.

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    • A Farm Business Boost (video)

      May 2, 2019 - 9:06 AM

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    • What Every Gardener Needs Before Every Project

      May 1, 2019 - 1:19 PM

      Whether you’re putting in acres of corn or planting a few flowers on your windowsill, you know it’s time to get plants ready to grow. A big project calls for a professional, and a landscape gardener’s expertise can take your yard from a few attractive plants to a beautiful, functional...Full story

    • Nonprofit of the Month — New City Kids

      April 24, 2019 - 11:11 AM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.

      After school ends every day, many kids head to a community program, where they can play or do homework...Full story

    • What Every Business Needs To Survive

      April 19, 2019 - 8:55 AM

      Jennifer Harughty of Texas was having fun at a Houston Astros baseball game last summer. At least until, she claims, the T-shirt cannon fired by the Astros’ mascot seriously injured her finger. She’s had surgery and is now suing the team to recover her expenses. If the Astros have to...Full story

    • Marketing Minute: Stabilizing Your Video (video)

      April 18, 2019 - 3:50 PM

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    • Marketing Minute: Introduction (video)

      April 18, 2019 - 3:48 PM

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    • What Your Co-Workers Want From You

      April 10, 2019 - 3:09 PM

      They’re called “soft skills:” the abilities used when interacting with other people. They’re not as easy to teach or even measure as more traditional skills like math or reading are. But they may be even more important in the workplace — no matter what kind of work you do. Soft skills...Full story

    • Protect Your Plumbing Now With 1 Simple Conversation

      April 3, 2019 - 1:32 PM

      There’s more to plumbing than swapping out leaky pipes. When fixtures are corroded or worn, and the shower, the sink, or the toilet needs replacing, a plumber is expected to know the best quality products to use for a replacement. And they need to be protected if something goes wrong:...Full story
    • Nonprofit of the Month — KeyStone Place

      March 28, 2019 - 4:15 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.

      On a single night in 2018, more than 550,000 people — single people, families including children, and veterans —...Full story