Why Go Mobile?

June 8, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Technology is becoming increasingly more significant for Americans’ daily lives. They use their smartphones, tablets and now, even watches (Apple Watch) to build relationships, access messages and research information. According to the Pew Research Center, 64 percent of Americans own a smartphone and 34 percent of Americans use their smartphones to… Continue reading

Stay Safe During a Hurricane

June 1, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Now that your office is prepared for a hurricane… What? It isn’t?? Read last week’s blog post, then continue reading! Today marks the first day of National Safety Month. Do you know what to do to keep your office safe during a hurricane watch? Remember, a hurricane watch means to be… Continue reading

Hurricane Preparedness

May 27, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Even if you don’t live in a high-risk area for severe weather, it’s important to have and communicate a plan and have an emergency kit in case of any emergency event. You and your staff will be thankful you did! So, is your business prepared? If… Continue reading

Is Your Business Built to Code?

May 14, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Recently, there have been several severe weather occurrences around the world, harming homes, families and businesses. Although we can’t predict or change the weather, strengthening our building codes can assist us in the time of these natural disasters. This is the second week of Building Safety Month, circulating around the theme… Continue reading

One Interview Tip That Could Change Your Entire Corporate Dynamic

May 5, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Picture two people sitting at a table across from one another, asking questions, learning about each other. One is handsome, tall and driven. He is kind – a true gentleman, but is quiet, timid and prefers the homebody lifestyle. The other, a young, cheery woman, who just returned from a company… Continue reading

Who is [Insert Your Company Name]?

April 30, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Ask yourself two questions: What does your company stand for? Where is the company headed? Last month, our leadership team met offsite for a week to discuss company goals and direction. The result from the meeting was discovering and establishing DKI’s main purpose and company core values – definitive guidelines why… Continue reading

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

April 20, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC …So they say. And, quite frankly, they are correct. The other day, an acquaintance asked me, “What is the point of writing case studies for the various reconstruction projects your company completes?” He continued to add the many excuses we receive each day – It takes too much time. Is anyone… Continue reading

Tornado Watch vs Warning

April 15, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Lately, there have been a number of tornadoes in the Midwestern states. Whether you grew up in these areas, are new to a local tornado occurrence, or have loved ones living in tornado prone states, it’s important to know the terminology affiliated with severe weather alerts. During a tornado, you will… Continue reading

Mental Stress in an Emergency – What They Go Through

April 6, 2015 It’s no secret that emergencies and natural disasters are extremely stressful. As we know, they can strike at any time, without warning, and within minutes, a person’s life can change – Properties and communities damaged, lives threatened and other traumatizing effects. How does this impact your clients’ mental and physical health? How can you offer assistance to… Continue reading

Distracted Driving Awareness While on the Job

April 2, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Last week, we discussed safety practices while in work zones, Employees’ use of mobile phones while driving has become a liability for companies. On-the-job car crashes as a result of employees’ negligent driving distracted by a cell phone are costing companies about $43 billion every year. As employers and managers, you… Continue reading