A few weeks ago, one of my vehicles were damaged and I’ve been going through the process of getting it assessed and repaired. Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time writing about the “Game Changing” innovations that will transform many areas within the Insurance Industry. One of the innovations I’ve been diving into is Blockchain, and […]
The Future of Insurance Is Being Influenced By Lemonade
Lemonade is to Insurance what Apple is to Mobile Technology, and yet I still see long term industry executives doubt the strategy of Lemonade. This week, I had the opportunity to spend some time speaking with Daniel Schreiber, the Chief Executive Officer of Lemonade to talk about his company and of course one of my favorite topics, […]
Why I created a Podcast dedicated to Insurance Innovation
Ever wonder what drives Innovators in the Insurance Industry to want to revolutionize legacy business models? Companies like Quilt, Slice Insurance, RiskGenius and Ask Kodiak are generating ideas that are transforming the insurance lifecycle. While ideas come a dime a dozen, executing well, as these companies have done, is what advances true innovation. Think about […]
Why traveling makes me a better leader.
Oftentimes, I reflect on the places that I’ve visited throughout the world and realize that I’ve gained a world of experiences that I can leverage in my day to day environment. Being able to travel has enabled my ability to utilize these experiences and made me a much better leader than I would have been […]
That time I met Jonnie Cochran, I never forgot his advice.
With all of the news about O.J. recently, I’ve been reflecting on the time I met Jonnie Cochran. The year was 2000 and I was working at a country club in Atlanta. I was 18. The event was honoring Herman Russell, the owner of a big construction firm in Atlanta. Judge Hatchet, Governor Roy Barnes, […]
Accelerating Growth Through Embracing Innovation
This is an article that I originally wrote for the Worcester Business Journal. The link is posted here. Abel Travis – Embracing Innovation to Accelerate Growth. “I like your ideas, but we’ve always done things this way”. Oftentimes we tend to be resistant to change, and find comfort in maintaining the status quo. Not being […]