By Marisa Petrella, CLP This is a place I thought I would never be in my life. Unemployed after working for a company for 25 years. The worst part of this journey is trying to find a new job after a one-year blip at a company that never wanted me working there to begin with.

The 2024 IAIP Convention began with inspiration and enthusiasm as our dynamic keynote speaker taught us that deflate, relate and elevate is the formula to create connection from chaos. The Ignite panelists shared with us an engaging and, at times, humorous state of the industry discussion including everything from talent acquisition to inflation. And every

By Brenda Hornyak, ACSR, CISR, CPIW, DAE ACSR, CISR, CPCU, CIC, CRM, ARM, AINS, API: all are designations are available through state agencies and National Alliance. All require completion of courses to distinguish yourself in the insurance industry.  But did you know, as part of your added membership benefits, IAIP offers the following designations? CIIP:

Scholarship Deadlines: January 15 & August 15 Scholarship Submission Guidelines: Application Checklist provides a guide to what reviewers will be looking for: Grant Deadlines: October 15 & March 15 Grant Submission Guidelines Application Checklist provides a guide to what reviewers will be looking for: The NAIW International Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)3 insurance trust to

By Mark Coberly As I peruse my Facebook page and see the many members of IAIP post pictures and videos of their beloved pets, of which I am the biggest offender, I often wonder, “Are those pets covered by insurance?” If you attended the IAIP Convention in Louisville, you would probably remember the speech I

By Niaris Rabell, MS-RMI, AINS, AIS, API, CLP, CIIP, CIC, CRM, CISR There are many misconceptions about whether an introvert can lead. Some of them say we are antisocial, shy, arrogant, nerds and incapable of being good leaders. I know there are some people who, like me, felt intimidated from developing as leaders because of