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California Leads The Industry When It Comes to Orchards | Agribusiness Insurance Product Highlight

Published on June 20, 2017

 Did you know…? California accounts for 65% of the U.S. non-citrus fruit and nut production, and 30% of the citrus production. California is the number one exporter of agricultural commodities in the U.S. California is the nation’s number one producer of tree nuts. AND over 90% of the U.S. tree nut production is harvested from Golden State more »

Insure Medical Facilities Today | Product Highlight

Published on May 30, 2017

Despite fluctuations with medical insurance coverage right now, the demand for health care is one that is not going away.  According to the last data gathered, California’s health care industry employed more than 1.3 million people.  Twenty percent of those were employed in nursing or residential care facilities, a third of them were employed more »

The Myth of the Key To Success | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on May 25, 2017

There are dozens of articles and blog posts about the habits of the successful, and it can be easy to believe if we adopt those habits, we too will be successful. They talk about the ways that Steve Jobs, Einstein, Obama, and now Trump always dress(ed) the same everyday. Or how the poet Dylan Thomas always wrote in a garden shed, while Maya Angelou more »

Complacency Kills Leadership — Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on March 2, 2017

Do you know why you showed up to work this morning? Not the, “Well, I want to keep my job,” or the “I have a lot to get done,” reasons, but why, in the long-run, are you at work today? Maybe you’ve lost sight of the vision of what you’re doing in your job as an insurance agent. Maybe you’re the head of your more »

That thing you dont want to do? Do it this way.| Business tips

Published on February 23, 2017

Many independent insurance agents like yourself are doing what they do because they love the freedom of being their own boss, they have that entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s led them here: to running a viable insurance business. Sound familiar? But if you’ve got that entrepreneurial streak, you are probably also familiar with a problem that more »

Let Your Imagination Run (With The Dinosaurs) – Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on January 19, 2017

How would you run your insurance business if your funds, connections, resources and time were unlimited? How would you market yourself as an insurance agent? How would you network? How would you conduct business? How would you develop relationships with insurance wholesalers and carriers? These may seem like pointless questions because you might be more »

How to Keep it Short and Simple | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on October 20, 2016

We’re all guilty of it sometimes — holding meetings that should have been emails. Having long conversations that should’ve been brief mentions. Using three examples when one would do. But in business, research  shows regular communication inside and outside of your work group could significantly improve your success as a team, but more »

Meet Your Abram Team Members: Chris

Published on March 17, 2016

Chris Perry, Director of Communications Chris joined the Abram Team last year to further our efforts to keep our business flow as fluid as possible. She is one of the lovely voices you’ll hear when you call our office, because it’s a priority to us that you don’t have to go through an automated system to get help. In addition to fielding more »

Product Highlight: Wholesale HOA Insurance

Published on September 22, 2015

We have an INCENTIVE PROGRAM going on right now where you get paid more! From Sep. 1 through Oct. 31, you can receive 15% commission on new commercial policies from select carriers. See more details HERE. One of the products that can earn you more cash during this incentive period is our Homeowner’s Association Insurance. photo credit: Vancouver’s more »

Ditch That Vacation Guilt | Business Tips

Published on July 2, 2015

Are you hesitant to take a vacation? Too much work to do? The insurance agency won’t run itself? You’ll be buried in work when you get back? If you suffer from guilt over the thought of taking a vacation, you’re definitely not alone. Did you know that 40% of Americans had unused paid vacation time left at the end of every year. While more »

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