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BlogInsurance Producers
July 8, 2016

Is It Time for a Move to a Better Fit?

Insurance industry producer opportunities are searched for daily on the internet. Why? Because, as a rule, producers are highly motivated to succeed and want to…
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June 17, 2016

Larger Buyers’ Potential Impact on Agency Key Stakeholders

Rough Notes magazine's recent article on "The Impact of Large Buyers on Agency Acquisition" takes an interesting look at what buyers should consider before selling…
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BlogEnvironmental & Waste Management
June 6, 2016

Common Insurance Misconceptions

By Nathan Brainard, Vice President, Environmental Division of IOA | Waste Advantage Magazine June 6, 2016 There are some common misconceptions regarding insurance for the waste industry. The most…
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BlogInsurance Producers
May 26, 2016

What Trends Hold Back the P&C Insurance Producer?

Three Big Changes Happening Now Your company is set to say goodbye to a quarter of its employees in the next few years. According to McKinsey…
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December 10, 2015

The Stewardship of Our Life

OUR INFLUENCE AND OUR STORY Now, I’m guessing if you’re like me, you’ve likely heard about the role “stewardship” plays in each of our lives.…
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March 7, 2014

Workers’ Comp Claims Can Cost You

March 2014 Losses of productivity and high insurance premiums aren’t the only repercussions of a workers' compensation claim. If your indirect costs exceed your direct…
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January 18, 2014

Turning a Negative into a Positive

By: Jeff McConnell, CIC, CRM Vice President | January 18, 2014 A recurring question I hear is, “How should I set my loss limitation?” When making this decision,…
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BlogBusiness Insurance
January 4, 2014

Who is Telling Your Story?

 By: Brett C. Bradley, IOA Commercial Risk Advisor | January 4 , 2014 In our new world of PDFs, email, social media, and mobile devices, there is…
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October 1, 2013

Becoming Best in Class Takes More Than Talk

Waste Advantage Magazine  October 2013 By: Nathan Brainard, Vice President, Environmental Division of IOA | Waste Advantage Magazine Let’s be honest, we all want to believe our company is…
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April 2, 2013

Alternative Risk Management, Not a Fit For Everyone

Roughly two years ago we began telling readers and insurance buyers to prepare for a change in the insurance marketplace. Because of incidents taking place…
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BlogEnvironmental & Waste Management
April 1, 2013

Audits Are Nothing To Fear

By: Nathan Brainard, Vice President, Environmental Division of IOA | Waste Advantage Magazine May 2013 The word “audit" tends to invoke notions of painstaking information gathering, countless wasted hours…
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September 13, 2005

IOA Seeks Partners, Not Just Producers

SEP 12, 2005 | BY MARK E. RUQUET, PROPERTYCASUALTY360.COM Commissions shared, but so are management and service responsibilities The best lesson can involve taking a…
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