Stratacus Business Capital Blog

Dragon Slayer

Decision makers, don’t make the mistake of becoming a dragon-slayer.

Decision makers and dragon slayers are not a good match, and 2017 brings sweeping political changes. It’s time to rethink— strategize how you conduct business, and what course of direction you must be prepared to take within the uncertain domestic and geopolitical climate ahead of us. What used to be is no more— “Old school ways have become”, “Being Schooled”.… Read more →

Errors-Omissions

Errors & Omissions Insurance – Who, what and why

If your company or you individually charge a fee for services provided or not performed as agreed or described within a contract, (E&O) policies cover legal defense costs, judgements and settlements when your error or omission causes a financial loss to your client, even when your client makes a false allegation. Without (E&O) coverage some businesses and individuals will spend… Read more →

Small business

Brilliant Leadership & Emotional Intelligence

Conflict wreaks havoc on our brains. We are groomed by evolution to protect ourselves whenever we sense a threat. In our modern context, we don’t fight like a badger with a coyote, or run away like a rabbit from a fox. But our basic impulse to protect ourselves is automatic and unconscious. Read more – – Credit to Diane Musho… Read more →

Small business

Business Insurance Time Element Coverage

The type of coverage provided under the Business Income Forms is known as “Time Element Coverage” because it provides coverage for the loss of business income over a period of time that results from direct physical loss. Business Income coverage pays for loss of income the insured sustains because of direct physical loss from peril insured against that forces the… Read more →

Small business insurance

North American oil explorers could soon have far less financial protection

HOUSTON — North American oil explorers could soon have far less financial protection against the oil-market collapse because they have only hedged 11 percent of the oil they expect to produce next year, according to a new report by IHS Energy. Fewer hedges — contracts that lock in prices for oil that will be extracted in the future — could… Read more →

CohnReznick Financial Managers Learning Forum

Craig Castle, Managing Director of Stratacus Business Capital, and member of the CohnReznick Financial Managers Learning Forum, attended the recent 2015 Federal Tax Update held at the Yale Club in Manhattan, NY. These kind of functions offer strategic information that is valuable to accountant’s and company CFO and CEO’s who must remain sharp in an ever changing economy.     Read more →

A Masters Guide to Bills of Lading

The bill of lading has its origins in the trade and carriage of goods by sea hundreds of years ago. It has since developed into a very important legal document, evidencing the carrier’s receipt of the goods, the terms of the contract of carriage and the right to possession of the goods. With this important role, comes problems, one of… Read more →

THE DRONES REPORT

THE DRONES REPORT: The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new hardware and computing market. Market forecasts, top vendors, and leading commercial applications – Read more: http://read.bi/1YUxZbA Read more →

Uber Technologies Inc. to defend a group lawsuit

The judge’s ruling may slow Uber’s growth and cut into its $50 billion valuation. It could affect drivers around the country, even though the San Francisco case is limited to as many as 160,000 drivers in California – Read more @stratacusbizcap Read more →

Small business insurance

How Freight Brokers Can Engage Customers Online

Your website is one of the primary ways prospective customers will find you, and it’s a key way to communicate with your existing customers. A well-designed, easy-to-navigate, optimized website is essential. Study the websites of successful freight brokers, and make notes of the elements that appeal to you, as well as the ones that don’t. Read more Read more →