Dealing with Stress in Claims

I truly believe that a career in Claims is so fulfilling on so many levels.  But stress seems to be a major part of what we do.

How can it not be?

We deal with people when the worst has happened to them.  And we’re there to help them.

That’s a lot of pressure.

We need a way to deal with and relieve that stress.

So let’s talk about a couple of things we can do at the desk level to help.  But we also have to look to Claims leadership to help as well.

This is an awfully difficult topic, so I don’t want this to be about my thoughts in this week’s episode of The Insurance Nerdery.

I want to hear from you!

Reinventing A Veteran Insurance Professional

Because of the potential profits that even the winning of a small regional market-share provides, many investment funds (Venture Capital and Private Equity) have focused on Insurance as an industry that can provide an incredible return. Thus, most startups are truly focused around the edge, creating Startup Brokers, MGA’s, TPA’s, SaaS management tools, billing tools, … Read more

What Are You Wearing?

 

Dress for success.  Fake it ’til you make it.  Look the part. 

If you dress more professionally you’ll be more trustworthy.

These are some quotes that we’ve probably all heard, either when we first joined the industry or when we made a transition in our career.

Well…maybe the last one was a tweet I received offering some advice. 

I’d link to the tweet, but it was deleted by the author after they received some advice about their advice from the Twitterverse.

When it comes to telling our stories using digital content, is looking “professional” the most important thing?  Or would we better served if “authentic” is seen as the most important. 

I can tell you it’s a topic that InsNerds has taken up a time or two.

In this episode of The Insurance Nerdery, we jump into the difference between professional and authentic.