Father’s Day Reflection: Multigenerational Agencies

​By Julie Furst, Big I NY AVP of Marketing & CommunicationsBig I New York Chair of the Board Nick Masterpole with his family at his installation ceremony. Nick is part of a multigenerational agency and was sworn in by his father at the event.There's something special about our industry that feels pretty unique - the number of multigenerational agencies. Just this morning, I was on a call with six agencies, and 3 of them were the third generation. I often hear agents reference 'my father' or 'my grandfather' and 'our family.' The independent agency channel is full of family businesses. And, I usually hear the…

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Big I NY’s Good Thoughts: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

​By Sue Keegan , AIC, MBA, Learning & Development Manager​Big I NY is honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today with music, articles, and reflection.​Start Your Monday With 10 Songs in Honor of Dr. KingUp to the MountainA Change is Gonna Come​​​​The OriginalA Cover​A Letter Started It AllThe Song That Comforted Millions There's a listen option along with the text.Mahalia Jackson's Version10 Years This Summer - The Stone of Hope​Source

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2020 Year in Review

We're bringing you a year-end roundup with some highlights from 2020 - yes, we found some bright spots this year and wanted to share them with you.Your Top Email Clicks​7,785Education Calendar E&O Report - April 2020:  How to Handle Questions  Concerning Possible  Coronavirus Related Claims2,3161,989Coronavirus GearUp WebinarWC Rating Board: New Classification for Idled Employees2,3161,586Coronavirus: What It Means For Your Clients' Insurance CoverageThings We StartedDiversity & Inclusion TaskforceIMS Market Access15inONE CE ProgramPre-licensing ProgramWe've Had Your BackCoronavirus ResourcesWe've been with you every step of the way Big I NY Coronavirus PageIndependent Agency Approach to Visits During COVID-19 - Member Survey ReportHybrid Workforce ResourcesCoronavirus GearUp Webinar$328,750 in grants awarded to 112 NY agencies through the Trusted Choice…

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