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May 12, 2017

The Fight For and Against Noncompetes: Evaluating Aon v. Heffernan

The hot debate for and against noncompetes continues in the United States. Currently, a battle between two insurance brokerages, California-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. and…
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May 2, 2017

4 Trends Impacting P&C Insurance in 2017

The combination of a changing consumer landscape and advances in technology is driving an evolution in the P&C insurance industry. In response to improved technologies…
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April 13, 2017

What Insurance Producers Need to Know About P2P Insurance

A new term in the P&C insurance industry refers to peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance, which is defined by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as: Peer-to-peer (P2P)…
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February 28, 2017

The Secrets to Vocational Freedom and Success

The workplace environment is changing in America. Innovative technology, the Millennial mindset, and evolving expectations are driving a new culture with more individualization and increased…
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February 22, 2017

Does Your Job Provide You the Personal Freedom You Need?

Working as a top P&C insurance producer may mean that you’re always on the clock. Working nights and weekends can keep you from participating in…
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January 18, 2017

Blockchain: What You Need to Know

The buzz about blockchain is growing, and uses for the technology continue to expand into new fields, including insurance. McKinsey & Company defines blockchain as “a…
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January 10, 2017

2017 P&C Insurance Industry Outlook

Last year brought many changes to the insurance industry, including new technologies, moderate growth, increased mergers and acquisitions, and more; 2017 looks to be no…
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December 27, 2016

The Producer’s Toolbox for Success

To be a successful insurance producer, you need to be equipped with the appropriate tools and resources to serve your clients well. Utilizing the best…
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December 12, 2016

What the Q3 2016 M&A Performance Means for You

Earlier this year, we discussed the increase in mergers and acquisitions over the past several years. In September, Insurance Journal reported transactions were down from 2015,…
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December 5, 2016

How to Improve Your Claims Service

Claims are important to insurance producers because, after the policy is signed, the next interaction they have with their clients may be when they file…
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December 1, 2016

How P&C Producers Can Build a Personal Brand

Building a strong personal brand is imperative for P&C insurance producers because a positive brand can improve sales and client retention. Inc. Magazine recently noted,…
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November 25, 2016

The Benefits of Mentoring

Whether you’re new to the game or the top producer in your agency, mentoring and mentorship is beneficial for your career growth and success. Mentors…
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November 18, 2016

Will a Noncompete Hinder Your Success?

Many traditional P&C Insurance agencies require producers to sign a noncompete agreement before joining the team. It’s common in the insurance industry and may not…
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October 31, 2016

3 Technology Trends in P&C Insurance You Need to Know

Throughout the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry, new technology is impacting trends and the future of the market. Technology is disrupting current workflows and…
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October 18, 2016

The Impact of an Agency Buyout on the Producer

If you are not an agency owner or you don’t have equity in the business, you may be hung out to dry if your agency…
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October 13, 2016

Tips to Increase P&C Client Retention

One of the most important aspects to being a successful P&C insurance producer is maintaining client relationships and ensuring retention. Even top producers have room…
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September 29, 2016

What Work-Life Balance Means to Your Health and Success

Advancements in technology and more competitive markets have generated an unhealthy work environment for both employers and employees. Businesses are more likely to expect immediate…
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September 16, 2016

The Millennial Influence on Insurance Agencies

Millennials are the largest segment of the workforce, states The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2016. The survey also notes that “ are no longer leaders of…
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September 13, 2016

4 Tips for Negotiating Your Next Compensation Package

Negotiations can be a challenge for anyone because the outcomes can have a big impact on your work and personal life. For insurance producers, they can be…
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September 6, 2016

The Growth of Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) growth has been a very hot topic for insurance agencies over the past several years and with good reason. The growth…
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