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Why Education is the Way Forward for a Post-Pandemic Agency https://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/why-education-is-the-way-forward-for-a-post-pandemic-agencyWhy Education is the Way Forward for a Post-Pandemic Agency Continuing education will always be a key to an agency’s success. Here's how COVID-19 has changed what and how we learn. 5/4/2021 4:00:00 AMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingViewpointsDebbie Ivie
Student of the Industry: How is Cannabis Evolving in Your State? https://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/student-of-the-industry-how-is-cannabis-evolving-in-your-stateStudent of the Industry: How is Cannabis Evolving in Your State? With the cannabis insurance industry blazing ahead, learn how to study the smoke signals to determine if and when your agency should pursue this budding line. 4/20/2021 4:00:00 AMCannabisCannabis Student of the IndustryViewpointsPaul Buse
Women Insurance Leaders: Beth Riczkohttps://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/women-insurance-leaders-beth-riczkoWomen Insurance Leaders: Beth Riczko"Organizations are increasingly willing to capture the data and hold leaders accountable for making real change," says Beth Riczko, president, property-casualty personal lines, Nationwide. "Data—and the discussion and action it engenders—is the light that can shine into the darkness on these issues."3/25/2021 4:00:00 AMDiversity & InclusionDiversity & InclusionViewpointsAnneMarie McPherson
Student of the Industry: How Much Do Insurers Pay for Their Insurance?https://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/student-of-the-industry-how-much-do-insurers-pay-for-their-insuranceStudent of the Industry: How Much Do Insurers Pay for Their Insurance?Do property-casualty insurers really buy insurance from other insurers? Yes, they do—$700 million of it. Could one be your next client? 3/23/2021 4:00:00 AMStudent of the IndustryStudent of the Industry Commercial LinesViewpointsPaul Buse
Women Insurance Leaders: Sarah Black and Jessica Blackhttps://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/women-insurance-leaders-sarah-black-and-jessica-blackWomen Insurance Leaders: Sarah Black and Jessica Black"I'm seeing more and more women out there [in the insurance industry], just in our own little city alone," says Sarah Black, co-owner of her independent agency with daughter Jessica Black. "When I first came here over 20 years ago, this was a man's job. And now here we are." 3/5/2021 5:00:00 AMDiversity & InclusionDiversity & InclusionViewpointsAnneMarie McPherson
Student of the Industry: Where Do Premium Dollars Go? https://www.iamagazine.com/viewpoints/student-of-the-industry-where-do-premium-dollars-goStudent of the Industry: Where Do Premium Dollars Go? Has a customer ever asked you where their premium dollars go? Put on your philosopher’s cap and discover how there's more to it than meets the eye. 2/23/2021 5:00:00 AMStudent of the IndustryStudent of the Industry Personal Lines Commercial LinesViewpointsPaul Buse