Quotes of Note

“This is the first study that’s been able to look at whether there is a correlation between personal infidelity and professional conduct. We find a strong correlation, which tells us that infidelity is informative about expected professional conduct.”

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Samuel Kruger of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas, on results of study linking cheating on spouse with professional misconduct.

“Your peers, your competitors, they’re going to wait five, 10 years. They’re going to wait on their agency system management company to get all these modules all into one system. They’ll be too late. It’s so critical to move early and fast and move intelligently.”

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Chris Burand, founder of Chris Burand & Associates, saying agencies have to get in the technology game if they want to not only thrive but also survive.

“It puts a little more power back in the hands of the drivers and motor carriers.”

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Raymond Martinez, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, on relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel.

“The reality is that marijuana businesses will go wherever they can to get services, even to states where marijuana is illegal. Banks in every state are vulnerable.”

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Don Childears, president of the Colorado Bankers Association, explaining that cash generated by out-of-state marijuana businesses can end up in another state in a letter to Sen. Mike Crapo.

“Sure, the unemployment rate is near a record low, but that figure masks the fact that many families are not financially secure. Being broke while working is not an American value. Poor financial health creates stress, reduces hope and undermines capitalism.”

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Tom Wilson, Allstate, chief executive officer, calling on U.S. corporations to pay employees more.

“Insurance carriers are paying more attention to underwriting and selecting accounts they want to do business with and being very competitive on those.”

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Brian F. Cooper, managing director, National Construction Practice, for Gallagher Construction Services in San Francisco.

Bringing consumers and professionals together in an effort to co-create an insurance policy will result in a better and fairer insurance product for the 21st century.

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Lemonade Co-Counder Shai Wininger

Market dynamics, customer preferences and increased desire by exclusive agents for more flexibility make now the opportune time to move to a fully independent model.

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Mark Berven, Nationwide Property & Casualty, on the carrier's switch to independent agency channel.

There’s been “a massive escalation” in … demand as criminals scramble for the hot cryptocurrency.

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Michael Tanenbaum, Chubb