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So far Ed Walker has created 19 blog entries.

What Makes a Breakthrough Benefits Adviser?

This one’s for all the benefits advisers looking to outshine the competition, break through the clutter and rise above the rest. Here are 4 tips to take to apply to your strategy as soon as possible. 1. Don’t Recycle Pitching the exact same benefits structure or introducing the exact same products to all your [...]

What Makes a Breakthrough Benefits Adviser? 2018-03-14T13:30:09+00:00

Resolve to Equate Health and Wealth

The season of resolutions is upon us! Gyms are packed, and grocery lists are full of healthy greens and fruits, but that dedication to health can be easily forgotten when monetary value comes into play. For employees, employers and brokers alike, its time to make a health AND wealth resolution, to hold both ideas [...]

Resolve to Equate Health and Wealth 2018-03-08T18:57:18+00:00

Is Innovation Driving a New Category of Desired Top Talent?

When preparing to recruit ‘top talent,’ your mind typically goes to those candidates with the skills, expertise and leadership experience to make a positive impact and drive positive change at your company. It’s also important to think of the talent gaps that these people are needed to fill. We know that recruiting and winning [...]

Is Innovation Driving a New Category of Desired Top Talent? 2017-10-18T01:23:32+00:00

Retention Tension

When discussing the tight talent market, there is often a lot of focus put on the ability to attract talent and win them over, but what about the talent you already have at your company? Keeping the skilled and talented professionals you rely on at your company has become increasingly challenging over the past [...]

Retention Tension 2018-03-08T18:31:32+00:00

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Race Day

After months of training, the day of the Baltimore Marathon finally arrived this past Saturday. That morning, the city flooded with runners of all ages (including myself, my wife, daughter and son), ready to tackle the hilly route with athletic ambition. And trust me, you need all the determination you can get to conquer this [...]

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Race Day 2017-10-18T12:54:37+00:00

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: I Can See Clearly Now

With the race just days away, I can almost see the finish line! I’ve been running before and after work to step up my workout in the final weeks. Fall has really started to set in, and the sun hanging differently in the sky is affecting my eyes. My wife reminded me that I [...]

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: I Can See Clearly Now 2017-10-18T12:55:27+00:00

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Corporate Wellness

It’s easy to feel stuck in your routine (both literally and figuratively) when you spend a lot of your time at work, behind a desk. Staying healthy is a challenge for sure, but it’s necessary for your overall wellbeing and happiness. At Armada, we make this belief part of our culture with a Wellness [...]

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Corporate Wellness 2017-10-18T12:56:37+00:00

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Bike Ride Blues

Hello, everyone. If you’re new, welcome to my journey to the Baltimore Marathon! You can catch up here. Over the weekend, I switched it up by going on a bike ride with my cycling club. I thought it would be a good way to give my knees a break while still getting in my [...]

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Bike Ride Blues 2018-01-23T21:10:14+00:00

Healthy Edition: Travel Services to the Rescue

Hey, everyone. With a little under a month to go until the Marathon, my training regimen is in full swing. Luckily, no injuries so far. But, on the home front, there was an issue that gave me and my family quite a scare. My daughter is an avid athlete who, like me, dedicates a [...]

Healthy Edition: Travel Services to the Rescue 2018-01-23T21:06:15+00:00

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: A Day in the Life

I’m often asked how I find the time: work, family and training for a marathon. Well, there’s no magic formula. I know, that’s probably not what you wanted to hear. Your balancing act will undoubtedly look different than mine, but one thing is for sure: you need to be able to focus on what’s [...]

Healthy ‘Ed’ition: A Day in the Life 2018-01-23T20:55:40+00:00