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Columns & Departments
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Columns & Departments
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COVER STORY : Leaving 2020

Driving home a message of assurance — best practices shared by top-producing advisors and a successful brokerage general agency .
By Charles K . Hirsch , CLU
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CEO COLUMN Microlearning in a Netflix world
By Dan LaBert , NAILBA CEO
CHAIR COLUMN Give , Gain , Grow . By Seixas “ Chad ” Milner III
38 COMMENTARY Unlocking life insurance
distribution potential By David Nicolai
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COMMENTARY ON LIFE Time to ask questions By Charles K . Hirsch , CLU
EVENT CALENDAR
NAILBA CHARITABLE FOUNDATION Donor support and 2020 grant recipients
By Robin Landers Charitable Foundation
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IUL after AG 49A : Experts decipher impact of upcoming AG 49A . By Jason Konopik F . S . A ., MAAA and Louis Slagle
Move away from the kitchen table Learning how to use low tech to compliment hi tech sales solutions .
By Sylvia Gordon , JD
Raising emotional intelligence How showing a little EI creates client trust .
By Brandon Heckert
Marketing strategies for 2021 Use social tools and strategies to amplify your message in the new virtual norm .
By Katie Godbout
Marching to a different drum As the Senior Market continues to accelerate , we are learning ways to march on differently for continued growth into 2021 .
By Angie Hughes , LTCP
The 5 Ws of LTC planning The latest industry-wide survey took the market pulse to better understand where we go from here with long-term care .
By Barry J . Fisher , LTCP and Ronald R . Hagelman , Jr ., CLTC , CSA , LTCP
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What ’ s better than a paycheck for life ? If prospects haven ’ t heard of annuities , here are some great things to spark interest .
By Sheryl Moore
Embracing the Amazon way With heightened public awareness for how illness can impact one ’ s income , now is the time to talk disability insurance solutions .
By John Nichols and Bryan Orr
The uncomfortable truth Revisiting the impacts of COVID-19 . How the pandemic is causing double digit increases in the disability insurance market .
By Trish Boon
Creative tech considerations Going beyond the cool factor to discuss best practices for insurance agent apps .
By Krish V . Krishnan
Hosting a meeting Checklist of responsibilities and liabilities .
By Michelle DeClerck , CMP
Increasing diversity Reexamining how diversity needs to be more than a mindset .
By Brenton D . Harrison
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