By Kathleen E. Schor, CPIW, FLMI Maryland Council Director The IAIP was established June 1940 as a professional organization to help women advance their careers in the insurance industry. In fact, the original name was National Association of Insurance Women. Our motto was Fellowship, Loyalty, and Education. These are the three legs of our triangle.
Cindy Prudhomme, AINS, CPIA, CIIP, CLP After a year of lockdown, adapting to the quarantine lifestyle, and learning that we really can do business without shaking hands or going out to lunch, I took a moment to reflect on the last year… how I came into it and how things worked out. When businesses shut
By Bruce Tulgan Do you want to be indispensable at work? Do you want to be that ‘go-to’ person who is depended upon by so many of your colleagues? Do you want to be somebody who adds value consistently? Somebody who gets things done? How do you do that without making yourself hopelessly overcommitted? If
By Lisa R Hardin, CPCU, CPIW, AIC, AIS, ACS, AINS, CCLA, ACLA, CLP, DAE Claims Specialist, Sentry Insurance The entire insurance industry is built on the idea of a promise – in exchange for a premium payment, the insurance company promises to pay the insured if a covered event occurs. It’s the responsibility of the
Coaching is based on a relationship between two people and involves giving support, developing potential and enhancing performance in employees or colleagues. Knowing how and when to coach is an essential skill for leaders in developing individuals and teams. Coaching focuses on helping another person learn in ways that help them grow personally or professionally.
Submitted by Kimberly Shattuck, CISR, CPIA, CPIW, DAE, CLP Whether you are applying to business school or a job, it’s time to review your online presence. We all need to clean up any embarrassing albums, outburst, and demonstrate our level of professional online engagement. Poor judgment online can affect you keeping your job. Social media
When you hear the word delegation what do you think of? Many of us may have a negative thought of a boss or co-worker who pass along tasks and projects that they don’t want to do, right? When done correctly, delegation can be a positive thing and involve a manager expanding the skillset and growth
Are you taking the risks posed by the sharing economy into consideration when you talk to your clients or companies? Are you looking for that thing that can make you stand out to the people above you in your workplace? The sharing economy is here to stay and is much more pervasive that just Uber
We are here to help you build your career. We are here to help you connect with other members and industry professionals. We would love to make that as easy as possible for you; and do as much of the work for you as we can! Doesn’t that sound good? The new IAIP blog was