Unlike the agile and innovative entrepreneurs they serve, insurance companies have taken much flack for being slow to adapt to technological change. In particular, the recent growth of autonomous vehicles have the industry scrambling to adapt in the face of potential disruption.
Although cloudy weather hasn’t yet fully cleared, Ontarians are no doubt already planning their vacation getaways. And with the post-secondary semester about to end, many families will have more time to reunite and go on that trip they’ve always wanted. If this sounds like you, here are some tips from The Shepherd Group to make the most of your vacation.
Companies like to say that people are their most important asset, but how many are actually committed to their words? For us at The Shepherd Group, we vote with our actions by watching out for the health of our employees. In fact, health and well being are one of our top priorities and is emerging as a major focus for our organization.
With cottage season just around the corner, many of us are excitedly packing our bags for the scenic drive north. But even though our summer homes beckon toward seeming bliss and idyllic sunshine, risks and pitfalls lurk in this utopia. We’ve rounded up some of the most common struggles people face when vacationing at their cottages and ways to avoid these struggles. Read on to find The Shepherd Group’s top tips for successfully opening your cottage this summer.
It’s a cliche to say that happy employees are productive employees, but it’s true: productivity drives new business to your firm and opens the door to continuous transformative change.
Rob had been with The Shepherd Group for five renewal cycles and his annual renewals were usually simple and straightforward: we would confirm the same rate, similar coverage and things would proceed much the same way until the next time.
Flying drones can be fun and useful, but raises a number of liability concerns.
The way we talk about clients matters. Typically, the word “client” refers to people whose business you’ve already won, while a “customer” is a first time buyer. In order to be successful, a business must convert customers into clients by creating value that will keep people coming back for more.
Bob has been enjoying customized service from The Shepherd Group for 25 years and has developed loyalty toward the company. For Bob, cancelling would have been less than ideal. And even though he had been with his insurer for many years, he was actively considering looking elsewhere for a different solution after his premium increased during renewal.