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AN Radio: From Combat to Coverage with Army Veteran Adam Wirthlin https://www.iamagazine.com/podcasts/an-radio-from-combat-to-coverage-with-army-veteran-adam-wirthlinAN Radio: From Combat to Coverage with Army Veteran Adam Wirthlin ​On this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Adam Wirthlin, commercial lines producer at Turner Agency in Greenville, South Carolina, shares how his time in the U.S. Army has given him skills to be a better producer.6/13/2024 4:00:00 AMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingPodcastsAgency Nation
Trusted Choice® Releases AI Marketing Toolkithttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/trusted-choice-releases-ai-marketing-toolkitTrusted Choice® Releases AI Marketing ToolkitThe toolkit provides resources for mastering AI prompts, using AI for search engine optimization (SEO), auditing an AI chatbot, ethics and best practices, and more.6/13/2024 4:00:00 AMSales & MarketingSales & Marketing TechnologyNewsJoseph Cox
M&A Trends: Shifting From Selling Out to Selling In https://www.iamagazine.com/strategies/m-a-trends-shifting-from-selling-out-to-selling-inM&A Trends: Shifting From Selling Out to Selling In With the current record high valuation levels—and if the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates—deal activity is about to accelerate, so buckle your seatbelt.6/12/2024 4:00:00 AMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationStrategiesHarrison Brooks
Owning It: Meet Young Agent Nnamdi Anenehttps://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/owning-it-meet-young-agent-nnamdi-aneneOwning It: Meet Young Agent Nnamdi Anene"It meant everything to me to know that I had mentors who believed in me and told me that I could achieve whatever I wanted to do, as long as I was taking the right steps," says young agent Nnamdi Anene.6/12/2024 4:00:00 AMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationViewpointsAnneMarie McPherson Spears
Owning It: Meet Young Agent Megan Kempfhttps://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/owning-it-meet-young-agent-megan-kempfOwning It: Meet Young Agent Megan Kempf"The accessibility of buying insurance online is becoming so great that the convenience of doing insurance without an agent is an issue that will probably come up a lot more," says young agent Megan Kempf. "I think it’s creating problems for people who short themselves on coverage." 6/12/2024 4:00:00 AMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationViewpointsAnneMarie McPherson Spears
Owning It: Meet Young Agent Kristi Sizemorehttps://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/owning-it-meet-young-agent-kristi-sizemoreOwning It: Meet Young Agent Kristi Sizemore"In our agency, we have owners in different generations, and sometimes it can be challenging but oftentimes it’s such a blessing," says young agent Kristi Sizemore. "Hearing everyone’s different views and perspectives is so important." 6/5/2024 4:00:00 AMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationViewpointsAnneMarie McPherson Spears