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Grow Your Business Through Diversity and Inclusion

Grow Your Business Through Diversity and Inclusion

 Discover the opportunities and benefits of embracing diversity and encouraging change necessary for the independent agency system to thrive.  When you lean on our research, education and resources you will create an organizational culture that will better serve diverse markets.  Our mission is to engage and develop a sustainable diverse independent agency network by partnering with state associations, carriers, and industry affinity groups. Learn more about the Diversity Council here.

 

Your Agency's Success Starts with You (2).pngWe are pleased to kick off our third mentorship program for underrepresented developing agency owners! More information here.

 

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Join us online for our LETs (Lead, Educate, Tech) conference session opener!  Learn how to better implement self-care in your daily routine and strategies you can take with your team to navigate during this new normal. More information here


 

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Tap into this agency toolkit on operational effectiveness, the carrier appointment process, employee productivity and goal setting. Part one now available on-demand.  More information here



 


 

LEARN WITH US


 
FREE Whitepaper: 3 Steps to Change
Understand the current state of independent agency system and learn what you can do today to change the diversity landscape in our industry. 

On-Demand Courses for Startup Agencies and New Agency Owners
Set goals, operate effectively and learn how to gain carrier appointments in the four-part Right Start series. The program is designed by the Diversity Council with leading agents and top carriers to help newer agencies thrive. 

 
Tune into Women Who Lead Remarkably on-demand. This webinar unpacks self and environmentally imposed obstacles women continue to face and provides the best “how to” leadership advice from Sara Bradshaw Ray and a few other remarkable women you may know! 

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The Big "I" Has Your BackOverview of Big "I" National Programs
Level Up Agent Summit Recap of Big "I" Business and Inclusion Summit
New Trusted Choice CampaignDownload at trustedchoice.com/agents

IN THE NEWS

Read Big "I" President and CEO's statement on peaceful reform following the recent events in Minneapolis and across the country. Released Monday, June 1, 2020.


 

Navigating Inclusive Leadership During Times of Crisis

At this time of heightened awareness of racial injustices, it is critical that we as trusted advisors take action to show inclusive leadership within our agencies and communities at large.


IA Magazine Feature: Business of Inclusion

As demographics change, businesses that aren’t building bridges or making inroads with new and diverse communities risk being left behind. And if they don’t start soon, they will certainly find it harder to catch up in the future. Read these six tips to sell, market and network better. 


 

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Thank You for the Honor

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The Big "I" Diversity Council was proud to be one of the Nation’s Top 25 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Business Resource Groups (BRGs) and Diversity Councils!



The Big "I" Diversity Council is a cooperative industry group comprised of multicultural Big "I" member agents and leading insurance company executives. The council collaborates with other multicultural industry groups, state associations and other Big I committees to create an awareness of the opportunities and benefits available by embracing diversity and encouraging change necessary for the independent agency system to survive and flourish. Our mission is to engage and develop a sustainable diverse independent agency network by partnering with state associations, carriers, and industry affinity groups. Learn more about the Diversity Council here.
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