Argentina, Maine, and San Diego… embracing a flexible work anywhere team. One Gen X agent’s take on remote work

Argentina, Maine, and San Diego… embracing a flexible work anywhere team.  One Gen X agent’s take on remote work

As a forty-something Gen X guy, I stand in the middle of the more traditional mindset about what a working environment should be and the up-and-coming generation who have a very non-traditional view of how, when, and where to work. Our team has been operating in a remote capacity full-time now for four years. It … Read more

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