News & Updates

Month: May 2018

Year Round Wellness

When the season’s change and temperatures shift, you may be more likely to encounter certain viruses, including the flu and the common cold. And if you have seasonal allergies, pollen and mold from plants can aggravate your immune system.  The good news is there are steps you can take to stay well, so you can welcome the new season instead of sniffling through it. Take time for yourself. The start of a new season can bring about schedule changes that might leave you overwhelmed – and more susceptible to sickness. Shuffling kids to spring sports practice or attending lots of seasonal events can leave you with less time to relax, exercise or eat right. The added stress can also slash your body’s production of infection-fighting white blood cells, putting you… Read more »

Core Values & Guiding Principals

Olympic Crest Insurance has seen many changes in the past two years, so when we decided to work on our agency processes and vision, it was necessary to start with who we really are. We began a process of defining our core values and crafting a statement around them. I have always had a sign on the wall that says “Accountability, Kindness, Respect, Honesty”, but I told everyone to pick their own words for what they felt the company was all about. Step one was a long list of words that we felt represented what OCI stands for and then we each ranked the words from 1 to 5. From there, we were able to narrow it down to five words. The original four were still there with the addition… Read more »