INTRODUCING: The Cornerstone Connection Biannual Newsletter

The Cornerstone Connection is here!

Cornerstone has released a brand-new communication tool that has been created with brokers like you in mind. This biannual, 15-page newsletter plays hosts to features on a number of topics, both industry and Cornerstone related.

Learn about how you can properly prepare for AEP/OEP, read what Cornerstone’s Senior, Employee Benefits, and Individual divisions have been up to this year, and much more.

The newsletter features relevant and timely content, including:

  • Broker Q&A
  • Cornerstone division updates
  • Q&A video with a Cornrestone expert
  • Information about Cornerstone value-added programs (Refer-An-Agent, Punta Cana, etc.)
  • Marketing compliance feature
  • Marketing tips and tricks

Contact us today for an exclusive link to the newsletter! Subscribe to our email list today to receive the Cornerstone Connection straight in your inbox!

Senior Expo 2017 Added Value: 3 Things To Do In Dublin

Senior Expo 2017 is just around the corner and Cornerstone is rounding up some great places to go in Columbus when you aren’t networking and attending carrier product roll outs. Turn your Expo experience into a vacation with these three Dublin hot spots:

  1. Columbus Zoo | 4850 Powell Road, Powell, OH 43065
    Lions and tigers and bears…oh my! Stop by the Columbus Zoo for a little dose of nature. And be sure to say “hi” to the monkeys.
  2. Powell Village Winery | 50 Liberty Street, Powell, OH 43065
    Are you a broker with a more sophisticated pallet? Try out any of this winery’s white, red, or sweet wines to wind down your busy day of networking.
    Please note: this venue is closed on Mondays.
  3. 101 Beer Kitchen | 7509 Sawmill Road, Dublin, OH 43016
    If you’re all about the craft beer, this local gastropub is for you. Enjoy seasonal, handcrafted products with rustic, quality foods. A Cornerstone insider suggests trying the deviled eggs and the house-made tater tots. You won’t regret it!
    Hint: Happy hour ends at 7:00, so be sure to stop over after Monday’s cocktail reception.

 

Looking for things to do closer to the city? Check out our list of the top 3 bars in Columbus!

Having trouble finding a decent dining spot? Click here for Columbus Monthly‘s 2016 Best Restaurants.

Click here to learn more about the 2017 Senior Expo. Register today for a $20 discount!

Training in Cleveland: Federal Benefits for Veterans

Join Cornerstone and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Administrative Officer, Connie Duensing, for a training event in Cleveland to learn about the VA Healthcare System!

Register today to attend an overview of the VA Healthcare System to better serve your clients.

 

Topics will include:

  • Enrollment and eligibility
  • VA & other health insurance — ACA/Medicare
  • VA Health Benefits Programs

 

 

DATE: July 18, 2017

TIME: 10:00 am–12:00 pm

LOCATION: Cornerstone’s Cleveland Office

4500 Rockside Road, Suite 330 | Independence, OH 44131

RSVP today! Click here.

 

Are you interested in attending Cornerstone’s 2017 Senior Expo? Click here to register!

High Performers Thrive With More Vacation Time

Namely looked through the records from over 125,000 employees nationwide to determine a correlation between the amount of time taken off from work and performance. The results were outlined in the HR Mythbusters 2017 report, breaking the long-held belief that taking vacation time would negatively impact employee performance.

The company specifically asked, “Were high performers more or less likely to take vacation days off in 2016?” The results of the study were that high performers tended to take an average of 19 days off per year, while individuals categorized as lower-ranking performers took only 14.

The company also did research regarding millennials and tenure, turnover at high-growth companies, and more. The results of all of these studies are outlined in the report.

For more information about the study and what the results mean for HR, click here.

 

RESOURCES

The Secret For Boosting Employee Performance? Vacation Time

2017 HR Mythbusters: The Reality of Work at Mid-Market Companies Nationwide

Have You Signed Up For Any of Cornerstone’s Webinars?

 

Are you interested in learning more about Cornerstone?

Join us for any of our weekly webinars about Cornerstone and our value-added programs and services — Thursdays from 2-2:30pm starting June 1, 2017.

 

 

June 1, 2017: Cornerstone’s Agency Services Program

Earn $$ for Individual, Group, and Medicare referrals

To RSVP, click here.


June 15, 2017: Cornerstone – Our Strategy Your Success

A presentation showcasing our service programs and value-added tools and resources

To RSVP, click here.


June 22, 2017: Cornerstone’s Succession Planning Program

Do you have a plan for your business and your clients in the event of your death or disability?  We can help!

To RSVP, click here.


June 29, 2017: Cornerstone’s Broker Centric Knowledge Base & Marketing Solutions Platform

Create customized marketing pieces and gain access to carrier, product, and industry resources

To RSVP, click here.

Our Strategy Your Success: Weekly Cornerstone Webinars

 

Are you interested in learning more about Cornerstone?

Join us for any of our weekly webinars about Cornerstone and our value-added programs and services — Thursdays from 2-2:30pm starting June 1, 2017.

 

 

June 1, 2017: Cornerstone’s ASP Program

To RSVP, click here.


June 15, 2017: Cornerstone – Our Strategy Your Success
To RSVP, click here.


June 22, 2017: Cornerstone’s Succession Planning Program

To RSVP, click here.


June 29, 2017: Cornerstone’s Broker Centric Knowledge Base & Marketing Solutions Platform

To RSVP, click here.

How to Save the World (Or At Least Yourself) From Bad Meetings

David Grady says there is an epidemic of bad, inefficient, overcrowded meetings plaguing the world’s businesses — and making workers miserable. Grady presents some ideas on how to stop it.

 

via TED, www.ted.com

Top Employee Stressors That Take a Toll on Workers’ Health

cheering woman hiker open arms at mountain peak cliff

Benefits Pro reported on a study by Humana Inc. that outlines employee stressors and how those stressors affect workers’ health. The study outlines five trends that are “making a significant impact in the world of wellness”:

  1. An aging population
  2. Financial well-being
  3. Mindfulness
  4. Sleep
  5. The connected experience 2.0

To read more about the study, click here.

2017 Humana Wellness Trends Report

How to Gain Control of Your Time

Laura Vanderkam, time management expert, discusses how successful people spend their time and how to ‘build the lives we want with the time we’ve got.’

How do you manage the time you have?

via TED, www.ted.com