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Age of Indiependence


Previous captive agent Katlyn Eggar and her indie rockstar guests help you crack the code to high volume new business growth. You can compete in the modern market without losing the heart and soul of your agency. Tune in to give your entrepreneurial spirit an extra boost and find that sometimes, the grass really is greener!

Hosted By

Hosted By

Katlyn Eggar

In this episode of the Age of Indiependence podcast, host Katlyn Eggar interviews Ryan Frank, pastor, publisher, and entrepreneur. Ryan documents his journey to opening his first insurance agency. Hear as he shares which leadership principles and team-building skills have helped him see success.

Episode Highlights:

  • Ryan shares his background in ministry and being a pastor. (6:32)
  • Ryan shares what Kidz Matter is all about and his online school, Kidmin Academy. (8:40)
  • Ryan explains the mission and the purpose behind Kidmin Academy. (11:19)
  • Ryan mentions that he’s a big believer in finding good people, empowering them, and letting them go. (15:49)
  • Ryan shares his number one tip in delivering a successful conference that people will come back to. (20:59)
  • What made Ryan decide to build an agency? (30:30)
  • Ryan shares some of the things that he’s been doing to network with other agents. (37:16)
  • Ryan shares why the best leaders are the growing leaders. (40:31)
  • Ryan mentions the significance of systems and structures. (44:12)
  • Ryan explains why you’ve got to run your business as if it’s twice its size.  (47:05)

Key Quotes:

  • “I always seem to be kind of wired, where…. I loved pastoring people, I loved ministering to people, but I also had this entrepreneurial spirit in me.” – Ryan Frank
  • “Let’s learn from that failure and just move on. The more I empower my team, the more I find that our organization grows, and the more margin or capacity I have for more.” – Ryan Frank
  • “The best leaders are growing leaders, and the best way to grow is by spending some time with people and growing your network with people. So, that’s been huge for me.” – Ryan Frank

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