To Certify or Not To Certify….that is the question

The debate rages on year after year. Are certifications worth it? Pick any certification you like and type into Google “Is XXX certification worth it”. Half the answers you find will tell you that this particular certification is the Holy Grail of learning and the other half will tell you it is a waste of your time. My position is that both extremes are wrong. Let’s address each. First, the ‘certifications are worthless’ argument. This usually stems from someone who [...]

Growing businesses need private investigators to quickly gather and analyze critical information on vendors, customers and employees.

The Growth Company's Dilemma BY KARL STARK AND BILL STEWART When your business isn't a start-up but it isn't yet acting like a "big" company, your role as CEO must evolve from jack-of-all-trades to team-builder. There is no owner's manual on how to run a growing business and there is no job description that defines how a CEO can best grow a company. But CEOs who are able to guide their organizations through different stages of growth do typically share a common [...]

How To Effectively Use a Private Investigator

10 Ways an Attorney Can Effectively Use a Private Investigator by BRIAN WILLINGHAM An attorney may think that they do not have any need for an experienced private investigator because of the variety of skills and resources that they employ. But have you ever found yourself staring at a computer screen and asking, “I know the answer is out there…Where do we go from here?” Although law school and career experience provide an attorney with a number of useful research [...]