Negotiation Jujitsu and Other Useful Skills

Negotiation Jujitsu and Other Useful Skills

Today, we dig a little deeper into negotiations. In case you missed it, make sure you check out last week’s article “Negotiating Like a Trained Expert the Easy and Effective Way.” Life is (almost) never a zero sum game A zero sum game is one where one side must lose for the other one to … Read more

Study Tips – How To Be Awesome in 10 Steps

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

Doing CPCU on a Budget

Doing CPCU on a Budget

We’ve written a lot about why you should start CPCU today and how to do it because most of us are very lucky to work at carriers and agencies that are willing to pay for CPCU, but if you happen to work for a smaller agency or a carrier that doesn’t pay for CPCU, there … Read more