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The Wisdom Letter Podcast

The Wisdom Letter Podcast

By The Wisdom Letter Podcast (Institute of WorkComp Professionals)

Welcome to the Wisdom Letter podcast hosted by Preston Diamond, Managing Director of the Institute of WorkComp Professionals. We'll sit down with insurance industry leaders and discuss a wide variety of exciting topics that will help you understand the processes that affect this industry.
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The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 3 (Ed Lamont of Lamont Consulting Group)

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The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 8 (Jim Clement of Towne Insurance)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 8 (Jim Clement of Towne Insurance)
This week Preston sits down with Jim Clement from Towne Insurance. Jim talks about his extensive career building and selling an agency and then maintaining a leadership role within the company. Jim shares his thoughts on the industry's current state and how Towne is cementing their name across the southeast, providing resources beyond insurance. This is one not to miss! 
37:43
November 15, 2022
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 7 (Don Phin)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 7 (Don Phin)
Preston sits down with Employment Attorney extraordinaire Don Phin in this episode of the Wisdom Letter podcast. Don shares his thoughts on the employment world in the Covid age and the challenges that come along with these new norms. How do you maintain culture and the expectations of your workforce during these times? This is one not to miss!  
41:40
November 01, 2022
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 6 (Louis Landwehr, CEO of Winter-Dent Insurance)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 6 (Louis Landwehr, CEO of Winter-Dent Insurance)
In this episode of the Wisdom Letter podcast, Preston sits down with Louis Landwehr, the CEO of Winter-Dent Insurance. Louis discusses his long career with Winter-Dent, how he transitioned the company to be a 100% Employee Owned business, and the challenges and benefits of this change in structure.  
48:06
October 18, 2022
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 5 (Wayne Sanders Director of Risk Management for Extended Stay America)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 5 (Wayne Sanders Director of Risk Management for Extended Stay America)
We're excited to have Wayne Sanders on today's podcast! Wayne is the Director of Risk Management for Extended Stay America. He has had a long career in forensic safety and risk management for the hospitality industry, managing multimillion-dollar accounts with large workforces. Working extensively with legal experts in his field and being an expert witness, Wayne has seen it all and has a vast knowledge of risk management, so this is definitely one not to miss! 
44:55
October 04, 2022
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 4 (Roger Sitkins of the Sitkins Group)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 4 (Roger Sitkins of the Sitkins Group)
In this episode of the Wisdom Letter podcast Preston sits down with Roger Sitkins of the Sitkins Group. Preston and Roger discuss a wide range of topics that span 40+ years of friendship and expertise in the insurance industry. Roger shares some of the key aspects of his career that have led him to be an expert in the field. 
45:00
September 20, 2022
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 3 (Ed Lamont of Lamont Consulting Group)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 3 (Ed Lamont of Lamont Consulting Group)
In Episode 3 of the Wisdom Letter podcast Preston sits down with Ed Lamont of Lamont Consulting Group. Ed shares his experience working as an insurance producer and talks about his new book "Street Smart Selling: Beliefs, Strategies, and Management Ideas of Successful Insurance Professionals".
45:14
September 06, 2022
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 2 (Scott Addis of Beyond Insurance)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 2 (Scott Addis of Beyond Insurance)
Preston sits down with Scott Addis of Beyond Insurance for a wide-ranging conversation about Scott's remarkable career and what you can learn from it. 
39:31
August 23, 2022
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 1 (Kevin Ring of IWCP)
The Wisdom Letter Podcast Episode 1 (Kevin Ring of IWCP)
In this first Wisdom Letter Podcast Preston sits down with Kevin Ring, the Lead Workers' Compensation Analyst with the Institute of WorkComp Professionals to talk about his path from IT staff to workers' comp guru. 
34:42
August 03, 2022