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Express Yourself: The Human Way to Market Your Agency

In 2015, Renado Robinson quit his job with Travelers to start his own independent agency in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Robinson had started his Travelers career in 1997 as the mailman. When he went off on his own, he didn’t … Continue reading

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Agency M&A Pace Smashes More Records in 2017

As reported in Independent Agent magazine, insurance agency mergers & acquisitions broke all records last year, according to a new report from OPTIS Partners, an investment banking and financial firm that specializes in the insurance industry. OPTIS reports a 31% increase … Continue reading

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5 Mistakes Leaders Make When Motivating Their Team

A recent Independent Agent magazine article explored common mistakes agency leaders make when trying to motivate their teams. Only about 30% of employees are engaged on the job, and disengaged workers cost employers at least $450 billion a year in lost … Continue reading

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