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Tools like these help me get the job done while working remotely. What tools do you use?"
With the large number of online services available today, which ones are best for the insurance market? Which are best to consider for you or your agency?
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Yep - great how to resource.
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Anything about RV travel and the RV lifestyle.
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Canva is the first tool I think of when I need to make a graphic for a blog post or SlideShare deck.

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This year's RV trip with two of our grandkids.
Each summer for the past several years we have taken two of our grandkids on a weeklong RV trip. Last year we went to Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks. This year we decided travel to three of Colorado’s four nation...
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Who is going to win.... I have Amazon Prime with its "free" music. I have Spotify Premium and now there is Apple Music. What to do?
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I'll be curious to hear what you think of Apple Music.

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What was your childhood dream? Have you found a way to incorporate that dream into your adult life or are you still searching for a way to live the dream?
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40 of the best Quick Tips for Blab to make the most of your next livestream broadcast.
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Good read. Psychology vs Technology. Just because we can doesn't mean we will. What do you think?
Will cash disappear? Many technology cheerleaders believe so, but as Rose Eveleth discovers, the truth is more complicated.
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Valid points - What do you think?
High quality templates, mature design patterns, automation, AI, and mobile technology are signaling the end of web design as we know it.
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yes its all in the custom designs with your brand integration 

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Happy 4th. Have a fabulous weekend.
Do you want to preserve the memory of that awesome neighborhood fireworks show? Let's discuss the best ways to try to make a memorable photograph commemorating the event. Before we get started, let me say that there are many ways to accomplish fireworks photography and none are usually worse or better than others. The only thing that really matters as you head home after the show is:
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  • Rick Morgan Consulting
    Owner, 2008 - 2016
    Social Web, Speaker, consultant, facilitator, strategist. Here is what a colleague said, His initials also stand for “Renaissance Man.” In just the one lifetime, Rick has so far managed to be entrepreneur, executive, inventor, publisher, artist, adventurer and the guy who married his high-school sweetheart. Proclaimed by programbusiness.com as one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Insurance in North America, Rick eludes paparazzi by stealthily criss-crossing the United States in an unassuming Tiger III Adventure Vehicle. He frequents RV parks where average folks let him live the unaccosted life of an insurance industry icon."
  • ConfirmNet
    Executive Vice President, 2000 - 2003
    Provided online/self-serve Certificate of Insurance processing to independent insurance agents.
  • Senior Vice President Aartrijk
    Social Web, Speaker, consultant, facilitator, strategist., 2009 - 2016
  • Applied Systems, Inc.
    Sr. VP Marketing, 2003 - 2007
    Responsible for all B2B marketing initiatives. Managed the in-house marketing department.
  • Automation Management Group
    Owner, 1986 - 1995
    Published TAAR (The Automated Agency Report). Hosted "High - Tecc" an industry technology camp for insurance leaders. Also, created and managed Silver Plume.
  • Aetna Life and Casualty
    Underwriter, 1969 - 1974
    Personal Lines Underwriter
  • ASCnet
    Interim CEO, 2009 - 2010
    Ran this large national technology based users group.
  • Glacier National Park
    Volunteer Camp Host, 2012 - 2012
    Serve as park ambassador and support park rangers in providing a safe and favorable camping experience.
  • Holtgrewe - Morgan
    President and Owner, 1975 - 1985
    Independent Insurance Agency in Boulder, CO
  • WAHVE
    Sr. Vice President Marketing WAHVE, 2016 - present
    Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) is an unparalleled, remote contract staffing solution for the insurance industry. Using a groundbreaking work-at-home model, WAHVE contracts skilled vintage insurance professionals who have recently retired or are "phasing" into retirement to insurance firms on a dedicated basis, part-time or full-time to meet their staffing needs. By outsourcing jobs to WAHVE, insurance firms are able to benefit from these qualified, experienced, and technologically-savvy pre-retirees by significantly lowering costs and improving profitability.   WAHVE bridges the gap between insurance firms’ staffing needs and seasoned professionals’ “work-life” balance preferences as they phase into retirement.
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Paradiso is Not your father's insurance agency. Rather, it is agency for today and the demands of today's consumer. Chris and his amazing team of insurance professionals understand today's insurance consumer and are committed to providing them with the products and service they want and need. Their commitment to their customers and their community is apparent in everything they do. I am not a customer - I live in Colorado. I know Chris as a result of his involvement in our industry on the national level. But as a previous insurance agency owner I know a great organization when I see it. If I lived in Connecticut, Chris would be my agent.
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