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Family Front Man
Jamie Crystal is out front for his New York-based family brokerage, growing it organically with a little help from his friends—other brokers.
BY  ED LEEFELDT


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Full Speed Ahead
LexisNexis and The Council knock down decades of industry roadblocks to enable easy, efficient brokerage transactions.
BY  CHERYL ARVIDSON


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Private Ayes
How does a private brokerage compete in a world of public equity?
BY  KEVIN STIPE AND BRIAN DEITZ


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Women on Top
Women are now better educated than men across the board. It is only a matter of time before they become the major force in business. And when they do…
BY  LOUISE LAGUE


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Cultural Warrior
Create a high-performance business culture that defies the gravity of your competition.
BY  ROB LIEBLEIN


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Insurance Wholesalers -- Kevin Amrhein
Market Share
Wholesale co-op will test retailers’ new approach to the specialty markets world.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Here to Stay
Beware of your firm’s social media usage. Whatever you put on it, someone will have a copy. And litigators love that.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Logic Be Damned
Once again the NAIC shows the states’ self-interest supersedes their ability to work together for uniform regulation.

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Briber Beware
It might be the way “it’s done here,” but bribing foreign officials is one very big risk. Willing to spend 10 years behind bars?

Management -- Julia Kramer
A Shot in the Dark
You have to listen carefully to the other side of the conversation to understand what’s really being said.

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