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Disconnect from the Outrage Culture

I usually limit my blog posts to insurance issues but today I’d like to address something that transcends insurance and deals with the hysteria surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. My other blog posts this week also focus on the pandemic but are about insurance issues. I hope you’ll indulge me on this one post.

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Does THIS Policy Cover Business Income Losses Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic?

There is likely little or no coverage under most business income forms. Today, someone asked me about coverage under the “THREE” policy offered by Berkshire Hathaway. This product purports to provide property, business income, general liability, professional liability, D&O, cyber, auto, and workers compensation coverage in a policy form that is…get this…JUST 3 PAGES long.  Could the “THREE” policy cover business income losses arising from a pandemic?

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How the Insurance Industry CAN Help With the Coronavirus Pandemic

Most business income insurance policies exclude all or most of the losses arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Most homeowners policies exclude liability claims involving communicable disease. Covering a pandemic can bankrupt many insurance companies. BUT, there are some things insurers can do to help their policyholders and the country….

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7 Maxims of Time Management

“The most important thing I learned from [Mungo] was the importance of prioritization, then organizing and executing around those priorities. This required me to THINK about what was important to me (and to people who were important to me), then establish a structure within which balanced and habituated value-added activities could take place that yielded positive results. It was only later in life that I discovered that this is what ‘time management’ is all about. With Mungo’s invaluable help, I had ‘invented’ time management but didn’t know it at the time.”

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