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2 Tips to Getting More (Important Things) Done in Your Day | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on August 10, 2017

What time is it as you read this? How much have you gotten done so far today? Do you often find yourself wondering how the day got away from you again? Or how you were “productive” or busy all day, but you made little progress on that one project, that one thing that is big and important and needs to be done — still? Productivity more »

New Rates on Homeowners Policies! | Insurance Product Highlight

Published on August 8, 2017

Did you know…? 39,600 new and resale home transactions closed escrow in California during March 2018 (source). The Median house price on CA Resales is projected to be $525,000 Even though the millenial generation is buying homes at an older age than previous generations, we’re still seeing growth in our housing market in California, more »

Do Less, But Do It Better. | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on July 27, 2017

Entrepreneur Mark Suster lives by one rule: “Do Less. More.” The internet has blessed our work world in many ways, but it’s also given us the curse of busyness. It’s easy to accidentally waste time doing things that we say are productive (“Only 2,000 more e-mails to go through and delete until I get to ‘inbox zero’!”). more »

NEW Product Highlight! | Security Business Operations

Published on July 11, 2017

Did you know…? In California there are 146,740 people who work as Security Guards. There are 6,790 people who work installing Security Systems in California. We all want to know that the people and things we care about are kept safe. And as this innate desire drives us, the security industry continues to grow and need insurance. That’s more »

A Key To Customer Retention | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on June 15, 2017

A few months ago I received a piece of mail from Southwest Airlines. I thought it would be a credit card offer, or some piece of advertising, but instead what I found inside was a letter from the company head thanking me for being a Southwest customer. Also included were 4 free drink coupons for my future flights with an expiration date almost a year more »

3 Ways To Get Your Staff To Care About Their Jobs| Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on May 11, 2017

When I was younger I had a summer job doing physical labor for a construction company. We usually worked in crews, but the schedule had fallen through and I had a week from hell that I spent working mostly alone. And, as per usual, most of the things that could go wrong on these jobs, did go wrong — and I was left to tackle it alone. No one was more »

Contractors Insurance Product

Published on April 13, 2017

Product Highlights: Broad Specialized Features BOP Form – Occurrence Based Zero Deductible Direct Bill Cyber Liability Available Limits & Coverage General Liability – Occurrence Based General Liability Limits Up to $2ML Each Claim/$4ML Aggregate No Deductible Required Blanket Additional Insured Waiver of Subrogation Contractors Installation $3ML more »

5 Manager Mistakes that Drive Good People Away (& how to remedy them)| Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on April 6, 2017

Have you ever thought about why people leave a company? There are various factors that could make an employee decide to leave his or her job — sometimes they’re moving away. Sometimes the schedule just doesn’t work. Some people may get offered opportunities they just can’t pass up. Some people change lines of work. But sometimes, more »

NEW! | Medical Marijuana Dispensary & Doctor Insurance

Published on April 4, 2017

There is no denying that the Marijuana industry is large, and growing. In California, weed has been a fairly accepted part of pop culture for decades, but beyond that, it’s been an accepted part of medical community for nearly as long. Now that medical marijuana has been legal for medical use in California for over 20 years (since Prop 215 passed more »

We’ll Help You Insure High Value Homes | Product Highlight

Published on March 28, 2017

“It was like being in Dante’s inferno,” one firefighter said to me after returning home from the fires in southern California in fall of 2007. “There were just these walls of fire. Tornado-like, almost. And you know, I couldn’t stop thinking while we were down there, how fire doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor. Disaster doesn’t discriminate.” His more »

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