- The way our industry and the persona of an insurance agent is portrayed by the public.
- I find the amount of inefficient methods for quoting and maintaining policies to be lazy and agitating.
- Constantly having to deliver bad news as the markets keep hardening.
- Competing with petty and unethical salespeople.
- Finding talent.
- Being independent is advantageous in almost every way, except that you don’t have the brand name of a State Farm or Liberty Mutual or Farmers.
- Antiquated technologies.
- The age gap: I am 23 years old so sometimes people will not want me take over their account.
- The slow-pace of antiquated systems in obtaining quotes, proposals and binding.
- I really don’t like that carriers are trying to save a few dollars and undercut the agents.
- Access to resources.
- Work life balance as a producer can be difficult.
- Lack of support from carriers.
- Perception of the insurance industry.
- The first three years are the hardest.
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