Agency Freedom

Business & Economics Podcasts

Agency Freedom Podcast exists to help insurance agency owners and sales professionals make the jump from the captive world to the independent side of the industry. We then equip you in every topic imaginable to help you dominate your market once you’re FREE. We deliver authentic, actionable and audacious content and hard-hitting interviews from the best former captives in the country. Make your Freedom Jump with Agency Freedom Podcast.

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United States

Description:

Agency Freedom Podcast exists to help insurance agency owners and sales professionals make the jump from the captive world to the independent side of the industry. We then equip you in every topic imaginable to help you dominate your market once you’re FREE. We deliver authentic, actionable and audacious content and hard-hitting interviews from the best former captives in the country. Make your Freedom Jump with Agency Freedom Podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

E87: A Powerful Conversation With Ryan Hanley

1/27/2023
In this episode, James talks with Ryan Hanley, the founder of Rogue Risk. Ryan also serves as a senior leader with SIAA. Check out Ryan's passion project, Finding Peak, at www.findingpeak.com. Check out Ryan's agency, Rogue Risk, at www.roguerisk.com. If you're interested in learning more about the SIAA opportunity for you and your agency, email me or message me on FB. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode:...

Duration:01:08:14

E86: Podcaster Series: Elliot Bassett

1/20/2023
In this episode, James talks with Elliot Bassett, host of the Getting Past the Premium podcast. Elliott is also the co-founder of Launch, a sales process management software platform. To learn more about Launch, visit www.getlaunch.io Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group:...

Duration:00:53:13

E85: Podcaster Series - Charles Specht

1/13/2023
In this episode, James talks with a commercial insurance expert and the host of the Millionaire Insurance Producer podcast, Charles Specht. To hear more from Charles, visit his show at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/millionaire-insurance-producer/id1567947856 Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group:...

Duration:00:54:30

E84: Podcaster Series: Bradley Flowers & Scott Howell

1/6/2023
To kick off 2023 right, James is launching a new series of episodes highlighting other podcast hosts in the insurance industry. For this episode, James welcomes Bradley Flowers and Scott Howell, co-hosts of the Insurance Guys Podcast. To sign up for their One City World Tour in Austin, TX on January 18-19, 2023 visit www.onecityworldtour.com and use the promo code "agencyfreedom" at sign up. To reach Bradley and Scott directly, email bradley@portalinsurance.com or...

Duration:01:05:08

E83: Launching Your Podcast

12/30/2022
In this solo episode, James shares ideas and concerns that you should be aware of before launching a podcast of your own. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com with ideas, questions, complaints or your favorite grilling...

Duration:00:46:05

E82: Lessons Learned From Losing $50,000 In 48 Hours

12/23/2022
In this solo episode, James shares some important lessons learned from losing two accounts that total more than $50,000 in annual revenue. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com with ideas, questions, complaints or your...

Duration:00:31:22

E81: Mike & Erin Richardson On Laser Focus In Your Community

12/16/2022
In this episode, James talks with Mike Richardson and Erin Richardson, Co-Owners of Richardson Insurance. To learn more about Richardson Insurance, visit https://www.insurewithrichardson.com/. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at...

Duration:00:49:32

E80: Tony Caldwell On Future Proofing Your Agency

12/9/2022
In this episode, James talks with Tony Caldwell, CEO of One Agents Alliance. To learn more about One Agents Alliance, visit https://www.oneagentsalliance.net/ Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com with ideas, questions,...

Duration:00:58:48

E79: Vonda Copeland On Leadership and Caring Well

12/2/2022
In this episode, James talks with Vonda Copeland, Operations Specialist at Copeland Insurance Agency. To learn more about Copeland Insurance Agency, visit https://www.copelandins.com/ Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com...

Duration:00:58:42

E78: Agency CFO On Your Strategic Plan

11/25/2022
In this episode, James talks with Don Polczynski, President and Partner of RD Advisory Group, and Roe Polczynski, Founding Partner of RD Advisory Group. To learn more about RD Advisory Group, visit https://rdadvisorygroup.com/. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group:...

Duration:00:56:24

E77: Jason Kilgo On Leading With Umbrellas

11/18/2022
In this episode, James talks with Jason Kilgo, the founder of KilGO Insurance. To learn more about KilGO Insurance, visit https://kilgoinsurance.com/. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com with ideas, questions, complaints,...

Duration:01:04:58

E76: Davie Holt On Distilling A Better Payments Experience

11/11/2022
In this episode, James talks with Davie Holt, National Sales Practice Leader of Imperial PFS. To learn more about Imperial PFS, visit https://www.ipfs.com/. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com with ideas, questions,...

Duration:00:55:55

E75: Mike Stromsoe On Becoming Unstoppable

11/4/2022
In this episode, James talks with Mike Stromsoe, Founder and Lead Coach of The Unstoppable Profit Producers. To learn more about The Unstoppable Profit Producers, visit https://unstoppableprofitproducer.com/. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at...

Duration:00:59:58

E74: Abe Gibson On Launching A Niche Agency

10/28/2022
In this episode, James talks with Abe Gibson, Co Founder of Cover Your SaaS. To learn more about Cover Your SaaS, visit https://coveryoursaas.io/. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com with ideas, questions, complaints or...

Duration:01:01:33

E73: Innovation22 Speaker Highlight - Jacob Neighbors

10/21/2022
In this episode, James talks with Jacob Neighbors, President of The Simmons Insurance Group. To learn more about The Simmons Insurance Group, visit https://www.simmons-insurance.com/. Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at podcast@agencyfreedom.com...

Duration:00:51:01

SPECIAL: Matt Sutika and Obie

10/18/2022
In this special episode, James talks with Matt Sutika, Chief Insurance Officer at Obie Insurance. As a listener to AFP, you get priority access to an appointment with Obie for your office. There are no production requirements to maintain a relationship with Obie. CLICK HERE TO REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT WITH OBIE: https://www.riskwell.com/obie-interest -- Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com...

Duration:00:35:23

E72: William Jones On Publishing The Next Great Story

10/14/2022
In this episode, James talks with William Jones, Editor-In-Chief of Independent Agent Magazine. To learn more about IA Magazine and subscribe to receive your copies, visit https://www.iamagazine.com/ Visit our website to join our email list, get the scoop on our LIVE coaching calls and never miss an episode: https://www.agencyfreedom.com Connect with Agency Freedom Podcast on Facebook at the Agency Freedom Podcast group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/agencyfreedom Email us at...

Duration:00:53:18

E71: Innovation22 Speaker Highlight - Matt Davis

10/7/2022
In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with second generation agency principal, Matt Davis. Episode Highlights: Matt shares his background story and how he got into the industry as a second-generation agency owner. (2:57) Matt explains that seeing his team succeed both professionally and with their personal goals is very fulfilling. (6:37) Matt shares that GDI insurance is still focused on and specializes in residential construction. (11:13) Matt mentions that he will be in...

Duration:00:33:20

E70: Innovation22 Speaker Highlight - Dawnyel Smink

9/30/2022
In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with Dawnyel Smink, Founder, and CEO of CLI Select Agencies, an alliance of independent agencies. Episode Highlights: Dawnyel shares her background and discusses her transition from being an elementary school teacher to owning her own business. (3:32) Dawnyel explains that CLI Select Agencies is there to be of service to agencies and take care of agencies and one way of doing that is making sure they are a good fit. (9:19) Dawnyel shares...

Duration:00:33:07

E69: Shop Talk With Co-Host Tamron Manning

9/23/2022
In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James gets into some open ended shop talk with Guest Co-Host, Tamron Manning. Episode Highlights: Tamron shares that James has been a huge help to him in coming into the independent space. (2:52) Tamron explains why the environment plays a big role in insurance when it comes to being a sports athlete. (7:02) Tamron discusses that the main reason he wanted to switch to the independence side is because of the ability to create your own brand. (14:58)...

Duration:01:01:29