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by 1SmilingNomad
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Supporting agent transition from captive to independent
Replies: 4
Views: 23219

Supporting agent transition from captive to independent

The learning curve for captive agents transitioning to independent can be quite steep. Describe how you onboard these folks into your business. What must you teach them and in what order? What do find they struggle most and how can we better support these folks?
by 1SmilingNomad
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Your single biggest challenge right now?
Replies: 23
Views: 78775

Re: Your single biggest challenge right now?

Companies keeping the lines of communication open - its all webinars and email blasts. We (independent agents) represent too many companies to be able to read and retain it all. So frustrating to find out guidelines have been changed with nothing more than a electronic memo. Yikes, that must be inc...
by 1SmilingNomad
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Your single biggest challenge right now?
Replies: 23
Views: 78775

Re: Your single biggest challenge right now?

Thanks George!
by 1SmilingNomad
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Is the independent insurance agency channel healthy?
Replies: 24
Views: 60074

Re: Is the independent insurance agency channel healthy?

Healthy, in short. Absolutely not. Taking a broad brush stroke approach here as someone who has worked across hundreds of agencies (both branded and independent), has advised senior leaders in the big 5 consumer insurance co's, and who is also a consumer, not a broker. Many brokers or agencies are n...
by 1SmilingNomad
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Your single biggest challenge right now?
Replies: 23
Views: 78775

Your single biggest challenge right now?

What's the single biggest challenge your agency or you specifically are facing in your business today?

Thought this would get some great discussions going and bring to light some of the big unmet or under-met needs and potentially enable each of us to better support one another.

Thanks in advance!