We’ve Read It For You – An InsNerds Book Review Of Blue Ocean Strategy

Some books are so good, you must read them. Others are so important, you must study them! This is one you should study. Blue Ocean Strategy is an important book for anyone seeking a strategy that can help them in their career and in business. For generations, business schools have taught some form of strategy for business … Read more

Profiles in Risk – Episode 22: Contractors in Corporate Culture with Allied Restoration

[sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://www.buzzsprout.com/87086/537585-profiles-in-risk-episode-22-contractors-in-corporate-culture-with-allied-restoration.mp3″] or Subscribe.   Show Notes: In Episode 22, Carly and Nick speak with OP Alamaraz and Tim Bauer of Allied Restoration. What was expected to be a conversation entirely about claims contracting and restoration turned into a nearly hour long discussion about the importance of corporate culture. Both OP and Tim have an … Read more

Study Tips – How To Be Awesome in 10 Steps

I’ve had a longstanding love/hate relationship with professional exams since starting my career. I’ve done CFA exams and actuarial exams (CFA are easier.. just). I’ve passed exams; I’ve failed exams. I’ve panicked in an exam and failed. I’ve cried after passing an exam. I was once so ashamed of myself after failing (fourth fail in … Read more

5 Takeaways from the 2017 CPCU Underwriting Collaboration Seminar

This article by Carly Burnham originally published at InsNerds.com If you follow me on Twitter (and if you don’t, you should!), you’ll have seen a ton of posts with the hashtag #UCS17.  The Casualty Actuarial Society and The Institutes CPCU Society hosted this year’s Underwriting Collaboration Seminar in Chicago, IL.  I’ve attended the past two … Read more