July 14, 2015

Surf the Tsunami


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June 23, 2015

It’s Time for a Vacation!

I just talked with my attorney who told me he had just returned from his first vacation in 8 years!  Like they used to say in the old Wolf Brand Chili commercials “that’s too long”!

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April 30, 2015

Pan for Gold

Did you ever see the movie “The Treasure of Sierra Madre” with Bogart? It’s a great old flick! This isn’t the point of the movie, but what I remember being struck by the last time I saw it was how …

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April 16, 2015

Book ‘em Dano!

The first thing, the very first thing, you’ve absolutely got to do if you want to grow your agency is keep the customers you’ve already got! This should be obvious but I know from experience it …

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April 14, 2015

Do the Hard Work First

I’ve written before about the importance of planning. But for most of us small business guys planning is just so hard. We don’t know how to do it. We don’t know what’s possible. We don’t know what …

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April 09, 2015

You Gotta Grow or Go!

In my last few blog posts I’ve described the current state of the P&C industry with particular emphasis on what insurance companies are going to be demanding of agencies with whom they continue to do …

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March 26, 2015

The Future of Insurance According to Uber

I'm sure you've heard of the ride sharing service Uber which was started in 2011 haven't you? Like a lot of things in life I wasn't the first to hear. In fact it was only this last fall that I was …

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March 19, 2015



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March 12, 2015

The Most Important Number

As agents and agency owners we live in a world of numbers!  Numbers are our business and we deal with lots of them every day.  When you stop and think about it a lot of them are really important to …

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