by Vikki Angelo, AIC, ITP, CPIW, CLP, CCA, CLC                             Region IV Vice President RVPs are being asked to write a blog article rather than an introduction article for the Connections newsletter. I hate to admit it, but I have never written a blog. Since this is my first attempt, I wanted to be sure I

By Brenda McDermott, CPCU, SCLA, CIIP, SCLA, ARM, AIDA Email etiquette. We’ve all heard that phrase before, right? So, what is email etiquette and why does it matter? In a world where more and more of our conversations are made by that faceless, emotionless form of communication that fills up our inboxes, it is even

By Geraldine Plott, CPCU, SCLA, FCLA, AIC, ARM, AIS, AINS, CIIP, DAE, CLP-A Over the last year several new buzzwords have been in the industry news – ‘quiet quitting’ and ‘quiet firing’. The newest is ‘quiet hiring’. Experts at Gartner ( listed this trend as one of the top workforce predictions for 2023. According to those

By Robert Tiger FCAS, MAAA “Imposter syndrome is the providence of the successful, of the high achievers, of the perfectionists. That’s the irony.” – Katie Hilton At some point, you may have asked yourself “what am I doing here?” Or thought “I don’t belong.” Or told yourself, “I’ll fake it until I make it.” You