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June 2022https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june-2022June 20226/1/2022 4:00:00 AMCoverCover2022Volume: 119, Issue: 6

 

 

The New Next: 10 Young Agents Under 35 Building a Future in the Independent Agency Channel https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june/the-new-next-10-young-agents-under-35-building-a-future-in-the-independent-agency-channelThe New Next: 10 Young Agents Under 35 Building a Future in the Independent Agency Channel Learn what this next generation of agents has to say about where the industry is headed—and how they fit into it.6/1/2022 2:00:00 PMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationJuneWill Jones and AnneMarie McPherson Spears
‘Great Retirement’ Brings Succession Planning Into Focus https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june/great-retirement-brings-succession-planning-into-focus‘Great Retirement’ Brings Succession Planning Into Focus Many independent agency owners will soon face decisions about both their personal future and the longevity of their business. Here's how to create a successful perpetuation plan and why it should be mission critical.6/1/2022 1:00:00 PMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationJuneSean Kenny
3 Steps to Diversify and Grow Your Book of Businesshttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june/3-steps-to-diversify-and-grow-your-book-of-business3 Steps to Diversify and Grow Your Book of BusinessIn an increasingly competitive and homogenized industry, one of the best ways you can expand your book and differentiate yourself is by entering a specialty market.6/1/2022 9:00:00 AMSales & MarketingSales & MarketingJuneSteve Firko
5 Reasons ESOPs Are an Excellent Option for Succession Planninghttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june/5-reasons-esops-are-an-excellent-option-for-succession-planning5 Reasons ESOPs Are an Excellent Option for Succession PlanningAn employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) helps meet principals' dual challenges of retaining talent and planning an exit strategy.6/1/2022 8:00:00 AMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationJuneRobert Pettinicchi
How Employment Marketing Can Give Your Agency’s Entire Operation a Boosthttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june/how-employment-marketing-can-give-your-agency-s-entire-operation-a-boostHow Employment Marketing Can Give Your Agency’s Entire Operation a BoostYour agency might be getting by with standard insurance products. But if you want to grow, you need outstanding people.6/1/2022 6:00:00 AMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingJuneLaura Packard
5 Things Agents Want from Their Carrier Partnershttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june/5-things-agents-want-from-their-carrier-partners5 Things Agents Want from Their Carrier PartnersWith margins compressing as marketing, selling and servicing insurance become more competitive, independent agents and carriers need to develop new strategies to help each other. 6/1/2022 5:00:00 AMTechnologyTechnologyJuneTony Caldwell
Declaration of Independents: Carrie Shawhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/june/declaration-of-independents-carrie-shawDeclaration of Independents: Carrie ShawIn April, Shaw won the Maurice Herndon Scholarship and attended the 2022 Big “I” Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., where she became more involved with the Big “I” and insurance than ever. 6/1/2022 4:00:00 AMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationJuneOlivia Overman