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Technology Happened and It’s Not Going Away

I was flipping through my AARP magazine (shh!), and came across the article “15 Lessons the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Taught Us”. I leafed mindlessly through the pages until I came across Lesson 6: We befriended technology, and there’s no going back”. There are certainly times when “real life” experiences are necessary and enjoyable but there’s…

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Customer Spotlight – Jan Pell, ‘Insurance Mother!’

Meet Jan Pell, ‘INSURANCE MOTHER!’ of Keating Agency Insurance in West Hartford, CT How long have you been with your firm and what’s your role there?  I have been at the Keating Agency officially since January 2016.  I started my work in the ‘retail insurance side’ in 2001 at a different agency that was purchased…

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Leadership Lessons from Hosta Plants

By Kitty Ambers Each spring, I enjoy the time I spend freshening up my flowerbeds. I don’t have a particularly green thumb, so I appreciate hardy perennials, like Hostas. During this year’s spring gardening frenzy, it struck me that cultivating Hostas is like developing leadership skills. Here are five lessons on leadership we can learn…

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Customer Spotlight – Cliff Golub

Meet Cliff Golub of Clifford M Golub Associates in Hicksville, NY How long have you been with your firm and what’s your role there? I am the Principal and Owner of Clifford M. Golub Associates.  I started the firm in 1977 when I bought it from my dad. Back then we were the Bernard B.…

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Sweet 16, Elite 8 or Final 4 – What Makes the Difference?

by Kitty Ambers, CPIA, CIC, CISR, CPIW, Chief Growth Officer at AVYST It’s the time of year when I watch lots of basketball, as I’m sure many of you do as well! As I watch and learn more about what makes a good team great, I can’t help but translate the teamwork used in basketball…

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Customer Spotlight – Josh Zylks

Meet Josh Zylks of First State Insurance of DeQueen in DeQueen, AR How long have you been with your firm and what’s your role there? I have been at First State Insurance of DeQueen for a year and a half, since July of 2019. I am a producer, I am new to insurance, and I have been learning a lot every…

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