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This is The Power Producers Podcast where we are refining and redefining the sales game.  A place where sales professionals can come to learn from other sales professionals and thought leaders who have mastered their craft. As well as their peers who are still striving for perfection to achieve their “why”.  Real sales professionals. Real stories. Real results. Are you ready to feel the power?

Power Producers Podcast

Freedom From the Phones with GAIL, Episode #330

In this episode of the Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck are joined by guest Roberto Salinas, the co-founder of GAIL. Roberto discussed the development and purpose of GAIL, a system designed to optimize insurance agencies’ phone operations, and the potential of AI in the industry. They emphasized the importance of using technology to improve efficiency and customer experience, highlighting the benefits of AI in capturing unrealized revenue and reducing costs. The speakers also talked about the potential of automated outreach for insurance sales and the need for proper training and understanding of AI technology. Additionally, they discussed the potential of AI-powered voice assistants in transforming the insurance industry, emphasizing their personalized and efficient service to customers.

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Solving the Hiring Riddle with Heritage, Episode #329

In this episode of Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers joined by three guests Jeromy Huerta, Caleb Walker and Michael Overstreet from Heritage, discussed their strategies for hiring and vetting new team members in the insurance industry, emphasizing the importance of aligning values and culture. They shared their experiences merging virtual agencies, highlighting the challenges of cultural differences and conflicting processes. They also discussed the importance of involving team members in the hiring process, creating a positive first impression for new hires, and personalizing the virtual onboarding experience. Finally, they discussed the use of virtual assistants in insurance agency operations and the benefits of merging VA’s and traditional employees in the virtual workplace.

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What we Didn’t Know with Moe Latif, Episode #328

In this episode of Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers, Moe Latif, and Kyle Houck discussed the importance of embracing the unknown in sales, particularly when utilizing technology like Vertafore Agencies. They emphasized the need to build trust and provide value in insurance sales and supported the agent community by highlighting the significance of supporting small agencies.
Moe Latif and Kyle Houck emphasized the significance of listening to customer feedback to identify and address business challenges, while David Carothers highlighted the importance of understanding the sales process before implementing software solutions.
They emphasized the importance of building relationships through genuine conversations and asking questions and understanding clients’ problems before selling them any product.

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And Done! with Chase Courtney, Episode #327

In this episode of Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers, Chase Courtney from Imperial PFS and Kyle Houck held a comprehensive discussion on the intersection of technology and the insurance industry, focusing on the evolution of payments and premium financing solutions. They explored the nuances of Cajun culture and its influence on their personal and professional lives. The dialogue covered key challenges in payment processing within the insurance sector, such as commission distribution, premium financing, and compliance with regulatory frameworks. Emphasizing modernization, they also discussed their companies’ strategic approaches to integrating payment systems and premium financing, aiming for efficiency and regulatory alignment.

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The Keyes to Success with Ryan Garzon, Episode #326

In this episode of Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and Ryan Garzon explore the impact of content marketing and mentorship in the insurance industry. They delve into effective strategies for generating leads and referrals through podcasts and consistent content creation. Both speakers share their experiences and insights on adapting to industry changes, fostering strong relationships with carriers, and emphasizing excellent service. They also discuss the importance of listening to clients, providing valuable insights, building trust, and offering customized insurance solutions. The conversation covers proactive communication and transparency, particularly regarding rate increases to ensure client satisfaction.

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Know Thyself with Ashley Napier, Shoptalk Episode #147

This episode of Shoptalk focuses on leadership development in the insurance industry. David Carothers and Ashley Napier discuss key aspects like self-awareness, effective communication, investing in people, and creating a positive work culture. They also explore challenges faced by leaders and offer solutions for navigating a competitive market.

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Gurley Gold with Josh Gurley, Episode #325

In this episode of Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and Josh Gurley explain the fundamental principles essential for success in the insurance industry. They emphasize the significance of adhering to basic principles, outsourcing tasks, and mastering effective prospecting techniques amidst the challenges of the current market. From maintaining professionalism in sales to balancing work and family life, they offer actionable advice and personal anecdotes to guide listeners towards achieving success while maintaining a fulfilling personal life.

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The Power Shift of AI with Patrick Cooney, Episode #324

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers interviews Patrick Cooney, Co-Founder of Powerbroker AI. Patrick discusses how Powerbroker AI’s latest AI innovations are transforming the insurance industry, and empowers insurance agents and brokers by enhancing their efficiency and accuracy.

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Do the Hustle with Aaron Gordon | Shoptalk Series, Episode #145

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers sits down with Aaron Gordon, Vice President of Gordon Companies Insurance Services, and host of Keep Hustling Podcast. Aaron discusses evolving the hustle from a simple hashtag to a vibrant brand and podcast, and the cultural impact and personal strategies that define success.

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Meet LeO with Scott Angell, Episode #323

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers is joined by Scott Angell, Senior Vice President of LeO. David and Scott explore the platform’s capabilities, its integration with various agency management systems, and the significant time savings and efficiency it brings to the prospecting process.

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AI for Producers 3 | Shoptalk Series, Episode #144

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers discusses the transformative role of AI in the insurance industry. He delves into how AI-driven tools can automate and enhance client interactions, streamline content creation, and innovate prospecting methods.

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Travel Defend with Ben Camille, Episode #321

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers sits down with Ben Camille, CEO & Founder of Travel Defend. Ben discusses the nuances of travel insurance, debunks common misconceptions, and explains how Travel Defend redefines travelers’ protection.

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AI for Producers 1 | Shoptalk Series, Episode #142

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers delves into the transformative role of AI in the insurance industry, sharing actionable insights for insurance professionals. From managing email overload to optimizing content creation and enhancing client communications, David’s experiences serve as a roadmap for integrating AI into daily workflows.

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Making Cyber Mainstream with Zane Goldthorp, Episode #319

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Zane Goldthorp, Director of Broker Development at ProWriters. Zane discusses cyber insurance’s vital role and evolution in today’s digital-first business environment, sharing insights on its challenges, market dynamics, and the importance of proactive cyber risk management.

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Stirring the Pot – What to Expect from Soup Live 2024, Episode #318

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers sits down with Michael McCormick, Owner of Insurance Soup, and Taylor Dobbie, CEO of Career Insurance Agents to discuss the upcoming Soup LIVE! 2024 event, May 7th-8th in Arlington, Texas. They explore the event’s unique impact on the insurance industry and share insider perspectives on what attendees can look forward to at this year’s event.

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