Risk Intelligence

Risk Intelligence

By Karen Adamsbaum
Insurance is the necessary evil. We all need it, in some way or another. With 20 years of experience, Karen Adamsbaum will be sharing her knowledge, shedding light on common questions, coverage explanations, as well has conversations with her brokers, clients and business colleagues. Karen's goal with this podcast is to keep the insurance topic simple and educative.
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Special Edition - Brilliant Gen-Z-ers on the rise - Makin' Lemonade
I am super excited about this episode for a few reasons.   Two Gen-Z-ers, thinking out of the box by Makin' Lemonade and Gen-Z-ers are on the rise.
07:56
May 17, 2020
Season 1 - thats a wrap ----- Season 2 on the way
My journey for season 1... what I have noticed along the way.....
03:15
April 21, 2020
Episode 50 - Similarity with Pod-castors and Musicians
This episode about the commonalities between pod-castors and musicians - both are creative and able to speak their mind 
02:18
April 14, 2020
Episode 49 - Times of Crisis - Customer Service stands out
This episode speaks about the importance of Customer Service during times of crisis 
04:46
April 7, 2020
Episode 48 - Zoom-ing - what a great platform
Since COVID-19 Zoom as gained alot of momentum - my thoughts of other ways to use it 
04:09
March 31, 2020
Episode 47 - Coronavirus - Observe - Change
This episode speaks about how a situation can allow us to open our eyes, and maybe change is for the better
04:01
March 22, 2020
Episode 46 - Flood Insurance - Limits are important
This episode speaks about limits on your flood policy - there are certain limits allowed, so you have to be certain you have excess limits as needed.
18:20
March 16, 2020
Episode 45 - Keeping up with the times - importance of reading
This episode speaks about how its important to keep reading - learning one of the keys to success
05:15
March 7, 2020
Episode 44 - Audits for Workers Compensation Policies
This episode I speak about why the Workers Compensation Audits need to occur. 
03:51
March 1, 2020
Episode 43 - Malpractice Insurance - Defense Inside vs Outside
This episode speaks about what it means when you have defense inside vs outside on your Malpractice Insurance. 
03:13
February 25, 2020
Episode 42 - The birth of CannaRiskCon 1.0 - How it happened
This podcast tells the journey of how CannaRiskCon 1.0 was created. 
11:15
February 18, 2020
Episode 41 - Business Pet Peeves - We all have them
Everyday we have a routine..  some are our pet peeves, some are not.   We all have them. 
02:10
February 12, 2020
Episode 40 - Why is it called Sales and Marketing?
Just a brief conversation on my thoughts about the term Sales and Marketing. 
01:42
February 4, 2020
Episode 39 - Interview with Dan McManamon - Residential Loan Specialist
Discussions about Residential Loans to do those home projects -- they are not the same as a Equity Loan
11:05
January 22, 2020
Episode 38 - Are E&O, Malpractice and Professional Liability the same?
This episode speaks about E&O, Malpractice and Professional Liability terms - are they the same?
02:49
December 21, 2019
Episode 37 - Claims - it is so important to keep your agent involved
This episode speaks about the importance of that dreadful day you have a claim - and the importance of keeping your agent involved
02:30
December 21, 2019
Episode 36 - Change is hard - I share my personal story
First podcast of 2020 - Change is hard - I share my personal story
03:19
December 21, 2019
Episode 35 - Why the financial strength of an insurance company is important.
The episode speaks about why the financial strength of an insurance company is so important. 
03:29
December 21, 2019
Episode 34 - Ask your client - What do you want from me?
This episode speaks of assisting your client with their business plan - all you have to do is ask "What is it you want from me?"
02:19
November 17, 2019
Episode 33 - Foundation is the same with house/building and business
This episode speaks about the similarities with the foundation of a house/building and a business
02:45
November 17, 2019
Episode 32 - Change is doable - Interview with Sid Vaidya
Change is doable  - put your mind to it.....
12:03
November 17, 2019
Episode 31 - Thanksgiving 2019 - I am thankful for....
this episode expresses the thanks I have for my social media followers
01:40
November 17, 2019
Episode 30 - Time Management - Do you "wing" it?
This episode is a short except about Time Management - do you plan or wing it 
02:09
November 17, 2019
Episode 29 - Difference between an Insurance Agent vs Insurance Broker
What is the difference between the 2 - insurance agent and broker - the terms are use interchangably. 
02:11
November 10, 2019
Episode 28 - Tis the season of snow plow contracts
All building owners should be reviewing contracts and insurance that you snow plow contracts have
02:03
October 17, 2019
Episode 27 - "Attitude" such a strong word
A good attitude will take you FAR
02:17
October 17, 2019
Episode 26 - Sometimes we win.... Sometimes we lose
We cannot win them all - its ok to lose
02:15
October 17, 2019
Episode 25 - How many traveling Opticians do you know? Meet Michael Leff!
This episode is an interview with Michael Leff - a traveling Optician.  One of a kind!
08:28
September 24, 2019
Episode 24 - Interview with Mike Cavanaugh - Cyber Expert - Certified Ethical Hacker
This episode speaks of the importance of cyber insurance 
12:11
September 17, 2019
Episode 23 - I have an idea.... then crash and burn
This episode speaks about the importance of "following through".   "Following through" is what leads to success.   
02:27
September 14, 2019
Episode 22 - Why should I use you? What makes you different?
Practice, Practice, Practice - we should all do it, no matter what we do professionally
02:16
September 14, 2019
Episode 21 - Auto Insurance - the guy who hit me does not have auto insurance -- now what?
This episode speaks about 2 layers of auto insurance that most do not know that they may have.
02:13
September 14, 2019
Episode 20 - Interview with LinkedIn Keynote Speaker - Julbert Abraham
This episode is an interview with LinkedIn Keynote Speaker - Julbert Abraham
10:05
August 19, 2019
Episode 19 - Experience Rating Costs
This episode I will explain what Experience Rating Costs is and how it effects your Workers Compensation Premium 
02:37
August 17, 2019
Episode 18 - Its called net-"work"-ing" for a reason.
This episode I speak about how to Networking is working, and 3 simple takeaways
02:26
August 17, 2019
Episode 17 - Is the market "Hard" or "Soft"?
This episode speaks about what determines the competition in the insurance industry.
02:06
August 17, 2019
Episode 16 - Buyer or Sellers Market with Lou Pennacchio
Interview with KW Realtor Lou Pennacchio explaining buyers and sellers market in detail. 
08:44
July 24, 2019
Episode 15 - Kudos to Vertafore!
This episode will speak about the computer software and insurance industry - the player for both - Vertafore! 
03:15
July 21, 2019
Episode 14 - Are you a "quiet" or "music" person?
This episode discusses your preference when you need to be in the "mode".  Do you like "quiet" or "music"?
02:18
July 21, 2019
Episode 13 - Are websites ADA compliant?
This episode will speak about the importance for websites to be ADA compliant. 
02:14
July 21, 2019
Episode 12 - Why Driving Records are important
This episode will speak about why we run driver MVRs ( motor vehicle reports) 
01:50
June 22, 2019
Episode 10 - What the heck are loss runs?
This episode will explain what "loss runs" are.  
01:53
June 22, 2019
Episode 11 - Employment in the Cannabis Industry
Podcast with Mike Waranch and Alex Trakhtman of Seed Staffing discussing the employment opportunities in the cannabis industry.
10:33
June 8, 2019
Episode 9 - Linkedin Connection - Getting to know Sid
Sid and I met on Linkedin.    During this podcast we are getting to know each other during our first meeting together 
08:23
June 8, 2019
Episode 8 - But I don't wanna Plan and Organize
This episode I will speak about my thoughts about planning and being organized
04:23
May 26, 2019
Episode 7 - What do you mean the market is "blocked"?
This episode I will explain what it means when a broker is "blocked" from the market
02:44
May 26, 2019
Episode 6 - Got Rope? Identity Theft
This episode will speak about my personal experience with Identity Theft
02:31
May 26, 2019
Episode 5 - Why the price swing between insurance companies?
This episode will speak about one of the many reasons there is a price swing amongst insurance companies. 
03:07
May 15, 2019
Episode 4 - EPLI coverage with Charlie Sturm
This episode will include EPLI discussions with Charlie Sturm,  a management liability broker I work with. 
10:21
May 15, 2019
Episode 3 - The involvement of quoting a risk
Often I get calls, why can't you just give me a quote?, why do you need all of this information?.  This episode speaks about the involvement of quoting a risk. 
03:22
May 15, 2019
Episode 2 - Contractors are stuck......
NJ Contractors are in a tough spot, they are damned if they do not get Workers Compensation coverage, and damned if they do........
03:10
May 2, 2019
Episode 1 - How I got here
This episode is to share my journey as to how I got to do this podcast
03:09
April 23, 2019