Learning a New Lesson Mar 30, 2020

Through my work with injured workers, I was introduced to Neuroworx, a nonprofit, community-based, outpatient physical therapy clinic focusing on neurological rehabilitation for individuals experiencing paralysis from spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, and other neurological...

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Quotes to Kick Start 2020 Jan 09, 2020

We've got a whole new year in front of us and with that comes new goals. I want to help you make this your best year yet and help you kick-start 2020.

I hope these quotes from my book will bring motivation, inspiration, or just food for thought!

Happy New Year!

 

 

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Did you Know? The Return to Work Supplement Fund check for $5,000 does not have to be applied to school expenses. Nov 05, 2019

The Return to Work Supplement Fund check for $5,000 does not have to be applied to school expenses.

The $5,000 check from the Return-To-Work Fund is a wage loss benefit, and injured workers are entitled to it because they have a job loss. Sometimes people are confused because the Supplemental Job...

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Did you know? Insurance carriers are responsible for obtaining the signed return-to-work from physicians. Oct 29, 2019

The physician’s return-to-work form is a requirement and it triggers the Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit to be issued by the insurance carrier. The law says the voucher is due to the injured worker 60 days from receipt of the signed physician’s return-to-work form. However, many...

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Did you know: Insurance companies are denying benefits for people without a high school diploma? Sep 18, 2019

The insurance companies have discovered a new way to deny paying on the voucher training benefit. The regulations state that all vouchers must be used at training institutions that are state-accredited and on the list of approved schools (the Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education) therefore...

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My Recent Travels for Good Sep 06, 2019

“Dreams come in a size too big so that we may grow into them.” — Josie Bisse

Recently, I was part of a  small group of Entrepreneur Women who volunteered in Cartagena, Colombia after the Women of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) Summit in Bogota. We mentored and...

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Supporting Gender Equality Jul 26, 2019

“The first thing you need to do about gender norms is forget them.” - Amy Poehler 

I recently attended an event and donated clothing and copies of my book to Gals Starting Over and Clothes the Deal, two organizations that provide support to low income, injured, ex-felons, and...

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Helping When People Hurt Jul 18, 2019

Every day at OCC my team and I hear from people who are lost, hurt, and desperate for comfort. Some are in the darkest days in their lives. They face loss, pain, stress, and feeling like no one understands.

Over the years of talking with injured workers, we have learned so much that we want to...

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