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October 2019https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/October-2019October 201910/5/2019 4:00:00 AMCover2019Volume 116, No. 10

 

 

3 Independent Agents Share Their Perpetuation Storieshttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/october/title-transfers-3-independent-agents-share-their-perpetuation-stories3 Independent Agents Share Their Perpetuation StoriesHere are three stories from independent agents who are taking part in the successful perpetuation of not only their individual businesses, but the independent agency system as a whole.10/1/2019 7:30:21 PMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationOctoberJess Belleville Whitman, Casey Byrne and Charlie Hadfield
Why You Should Consider a Staged Internal Perpetuation Strategyhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/october/why-you-should-consider-a-staged-internal-perpetuation-strategyWhy You Should Consider a Staged Internal Perpetuation StrategyYour agency is a barn find for a private equity buyer. Consider a staged internal perpetuation to create a legacy and maximize your earnings.10/1/2019 7:20:46 PMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationOctoberRobert Pettinicchi
Point/Counterpoint: Too Many Carrier Appointments?https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/october/point-counterpoint-too-many-carrier-appointmentsPoint/Counterpoint: Too Many Carrier Appointments?Is there such a thing as too many carrier appointments? Two independent agents debate the issue.10/1/2019 7:11:37 PMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesOctoberAriana Patton and Jim Beavers
E&O Considerations When Your Agency Undergoes a Transitionhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/october/e-o-considerations-when-undergoing-a-transitionE&O Considerations When Your Agency Undergoes a TransitionWithout a doubt, purchasing or selling an insurance agency triggers additional errors & omissions exposure. What processes can successful agencies employ during a transition in order to help reduce their exposure to E&O claims?10/1/2019 6:56:05 PME&O Loss ControlE&O Loss ControlOctoberBrian Butcher
Lag on Roof Repairs Leaves Property Owners Doubly Exposedhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/october/lag-on-roof-repairs-leaves-property-owners-doubly-exposedLag on Roof Repairs Leaves Property Owners Doubly ExposedThe average recovery time for roof repairs after a sever hailstorm is more than five months, which exacerbates the issues hail poses to property owners.10/1/2019 6:49:36 PMHomeownersHomeownersOctoberWill Jones
How to Hire and Retain Entry-Level Employeeshttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/october/how-to-hire-and-retain-entry-level-employeesHow to Hire and Retain Entry-Level EmployeesThanks to the state of the current labor market, employers attempting to hire and retain entry-level employees face a particularly daunting challenge.10/1/2019 6:42:47 PMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingOctoberSusan Palé
Declaration of Independents: Dani Kimblehttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2019/october/declaration-of-independents-dani-kimbleDeclaration of Independents: Dani KimbleDani Kimble spent most of her life building a career in dance. But when a knee injury struck, her doctor advised her to consider a different kind of future. “It was devastating to me at the time, but now, looking back, I feel like it was really a blessing in disguise," Kimble recalls. 10/1/2019 6:32:02 PMSales & MarketingSales & Marketing Perpetuation & ValuationOctoberJacquelyn Connelly