Emerging from the Pack of Competition with Dustin Boss, Episode #296


In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Dustin Boss, Founder of Emerge Apps. Dustin discusses how Emerge Apps is redefining risk management and compliance in insurance and to aid agents in areas like OSHA record keeping, safety, and compliance.

Episode Highlights:

  • Dustin shares that he started as an introverted commercial agent but found success by focusing on risk management and developing tools and resources, such as an app for OSHA record keeping, which led to the creation of Emerge Apps. (2:33)
  • Dustin discusses the importance of Compliance Checker, a platform that helps agents identify and solve gaps in various programs, such as hazard communication and machine guarding policies. (8:06)
  • Dustin mentions that the user interface of Emerge Apps is designed to be efficient and user-friendly, catering to both experienced computer users and those who may be less tech-savvy. (17:22)
  • Dustin explains that the key to success in risk management is not just providing a bid or quote, but rather engaging with employers, assisting them, and building a proper risk management process. (25:36)
  • Dustin discusses the various interconnected products and services offered by Emerge Apps, including OSHA record keeping, automated safety training, and compliance tools, all aimed at improving workplace safety and reporting. (33:31)
  • Dustin mentions that he is passionate about working with agents who go above and beyond to help employers and build strong relationships, focusing on prevention, compliance, safety, and HR to connect with companies that want to make a difference. (41:06)
  • Dustin explains that for agents to be effective in their work, they need to have the necessary tools and support to succeed, including proper training, guidance, and engagement with their clients. (47:01)

Tweetable Quotes:

  • “We built different checklists to help an agent not only uncover the gaps in whatever program they have, but to be able to solve those gaps as well.” – Dustin Boss
  • “I’m extremely passionate about partnering with agents, whether they’re new, or have been doing it a while, what really drives me is those that are passionate to go help employers that want to get out there that want to be different.” – Dustin Boss

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