Unleash the Power of the Personal Schedule

Winning habits aren’t always the most complex. Enhance clarity to build consistency and establish accountability through the simple discipline of scheduling. Scheduling is the process of having a plan, or at least attempting to set up how your day will ideally go. Writing down your goals is important to do on the macro level of … Read more

Go Get a Hobby My Fellow Nerd

I’ll admit – I’ve followed many a “what have you been up to?” with “ugh, working a lot.” And, while it may be true, there are plenty of more interesting things I could mention. I’ve picked up quite a few new hobbies in the last year, read a bunch of books, and had meaningful things … Read more

Profiles in Risk – Episode 34: David Wright and I Discuss Careers In Reinsurance & Broker Disintermediation

  OR SUBSCRIBE If you are reading this or listening to the podcast, you can thank Dave. I decided to try blogging (and subsequently decided to try podcasting) because I read one of Dave’s blog articles. We discussed blogging, podcasting, and studying for actuarial exams. Oh and Dave is a reinsurance broker, a partner at … Read more

An Industry Where Everybody Fits by Joshua Rubin

Insurance, as an industry has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the United States, currently hovering around 2%. This is compared to a national average of roughly 4%.  Average insurance employees work about 38 hours a week, and make about $34.00 an hour. A quick back of the envelope calculation (38 hours x 52 … Read more