Tag: Culture

Take risks. Be rewarded.

The idea of rowing across an ocean still eludes me—despite my frequent conversations with crew members from the Origami Risk-sponsored rowing team about their aspirations to achieve such a feat.

 

Watch this video about the Origami Risk rowing team

 

I’ve learned about the difference between rudders and sterns; the need for leg strength, even more so than upper-body strength; and how the ballast helps improve the stability of the boat to help prevent flipping and sinking.

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Community giving is another way to manage risk

The average age of an insurance professional is 59, according to a McKinsey and Company study that highlights the not-so-far-off retirement of a vast group of individuals in the insurance industry. The forthcoming churn could mean a depletion of institutional knowledge from organizations if they don’t have younger employees in place to absorb industry veterans’ knowledge before they exit the workforce.

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