Insurance Journal » Donna Chiapperino http://www.insurancejournal.com Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:58:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 The walk uphill to school… both ways http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/the-ride/2011/07/11/205541.htm Mon, 11 Jul 2011 13:30:20 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=205541 I remember my mom and dad telling us stories growing up about how tough things were when they were our age.  My sisters and I would be shocked by some of the circumstances they endured as kids.  We now know that …

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Come Along For the Ride As We ‘Boomerize’ Our Marketing Plans http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/the-ride/2011/05/23/199469.htm Mon, 23 May 2011 14:37:08 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=199469 This week, I was in Plymouth Meeting, Penn., instructing a class on generational differences to some 20 insurance professionals. What a great group of people! There were Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Gen Yers in the room, representing their age …

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Young Agents look for opportunity… and a future http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/2011/04/20/195454.htm Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:30:12 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=195454 Come along for a ride with me… or better yet, join me for a cup of coffee in my office, as we discuss articles from the April 4th issue of Insurance Journal magazine about Young Agents and the industry’s future. I sat in …

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The ride to Capitol Hill http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/the-ride/2011/03/30/192168.htm Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=192168 Do you know what is going on in your state legislatively?  Are you aware how it impact’s your agency or company’s bottom line?  What about nationally? What is the impact of legislation on your business and on your clients? Come along for …

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Come along for a ride with Jason Verlinde http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/2011/03/21/190647.htm Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=190647 I recently went on my own ride to Michigan for the Michigan YIP’s  Winter Get-Away! I was invited to teach a class on Generational Differences and the turnout and response from the class was tremendous - it was a great event from the class …

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Gen Yers looking for lucky number 29 http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/the-ride/2011/02/28/186699.htm Mon, 28 Feb 2011 17:15:20 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=186699 Come along for the ride as we consider the resume of an average Gen Yer.  Why do they switch jobs?  Do we want ‘one of them’ working for us? In a report by Health by Design (info@healthbydesign.com.au) titled Gen Y- …

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A Career in Insurance (aka) “An Offer He Couldn’t Refuse” http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/the-ride/2011/02/17/186679.htm Thu, 17 Feb 2011 08:30:46 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=186679 Come along for the ride as we hear from Ryan Hanley about how he got into “the business”.   - Ryan Hanley, Account Executive, The Murray Group and author of the Albany Insurance Professional blog located at www.RyanHanley.com. “My introduction to the Insurance …

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If you show me your opinion, I’ll show you mine http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/the-ride/2011/01/26/181913.htm Wed, 26 Jan 2011 13:00:29 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=181913 Come along for the ride as we take a look at how different generations value (or don’t value) other’s opinions on social media and what this means to the insurance industry. How would you respond to the following: When using social …

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Are Generational Differences Working For or Against Your Office? http://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/the-ride/2011/01/20/116128.htm Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:44:00 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=116128 How many different generations do you have working side by side in your Agency or Company? Do you have a Veteran who thrives on the satisfaction of a job well done? Do you have a Baby Boomer who is very …

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