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December 2020https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december-2020December 202012/2/2020 5:00:00 AMCover2020Volume: 117, Issue: 12

 

 

How the Pandemic Turned Homeowners Insurance Upside Downhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december/how-the-pandemic-turned-homeowners-insurance-upside-downHow the Pandemic Turned Homeowners Insurance Upside DownAmericans live differently now—which means their homeowners insurance coverage must change too.12/2/2020 5:40:00 AMHomeownersHomeownersDecemberWill Jones
4 Lessons From the Best Practices Study to Thrive in 2021https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december/4-lessons-from-the-best-practices-study-to-thrive-in-20214 Lessons From the Best Practices Study to Thrive in 2021This year’s benchmarking analysis examines four key areas in which independent agencies must go beyond day-to-day chaos to rethink the fundamentals.12/2/2020 5:30:00 AMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesDecemberBig "I" Best Practices
Barreling into Georgia: Will an Electoral Run-Off Affect M&A?https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december/barreling-into-georgia-will-an-electoral-run-off-affect-m-aBarreling into Georgia: Will an Electoral Run-Off Affect M&A?After a brief period of COVID-19-driven hesitation, the mergers & acquisitions market for agents and brokers has continued its seemingly ever-strengthening arc. 12/2/2020 5:25:00 AMAnnouncements & EventsAnnouncements & EventsDecemberBrian Deitz
Leadership After a Year Unlike Any Otherhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december/leadership-after-a-year-unlike-any-otherLeadership After a Year Unlike Any OtherOne day, things will look and feel much more like they used to. Leaders, however, have an obligation to avoid returning to the old tropes.12/2/2020 5:20:00 AMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesDecemberTyler Asher
5 Tenets of Refreshing a Legacy Brand https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december/5-tenets-of-refreshing-a-legacy-brand5 Tenets of Refreshing a Legacy Brand If you’re planning to refresh your agency’s brand to make it stand above the competition, consider following these five guidelines.12/2/2020 5:15:00 AMSales & MarketingSales & MarketingDecemberCindy Heismeyer
Agency Profile: Pritchett-Moorehttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december/agency-profile-pritchett-mooreAgency Profile: Pritchett-MooreLin Moore was introduced to Big “I" Best Practices and sought out the program's guidance on strategic changes to “drive profitability, create a vision and convey that vision to our associates," Moore says. “We wanted to move forward, and Best Practices knew the way."12/2/2020 5:10:00 AMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesDecemberAnneMarie McPherson
Declaration of Independents: Spike Lipkinhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/december/declaration-of-independents-spike-lipkinDeclaration of Independents: Spike LipkinSpike Lipkin started Newfront INsurance after feeling frustrated by the buying process. “I remember thinking, ‘here’s a product that is integral to our economy and it's a totally broken customer experience,'" he explains. 12/2/2020 5:05:00 AMTechnologyTechnologyDecemberWill Jones