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Power Women In Insurance


Together we are stronger! On the Power Women Insurance Podcast, we get to ask the questions about how to excel and thrive in the insurance industry as a POWER Woman in this space.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Teresa Kitchens

In this episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens sits down with Sarah Muniz, Insurance Nerds Book Author. Sarah has a new book titled “Undiscovered Voices” where she talks about women in the insurance industry, the discrimination, but really highlights what men and women can do to grow and bring on/empower more women into leadership.

Episode Highlights:

  • Sarah shares the idea, the inspiration, and the importance behind the creation of her book titled “Undiscovered Voices”. (2:00)
  • Sarah mentions that it took her four years to figure herself out and where she wanted to be on her career path. (6:45)
  • Sarah shares her story of how she pitched her book for women in insurance. (8:40)
  • Sarah explains how interesting it is to do research about confidence level and where we fall on that spectrum. (12:44)
  • Sarah discusses that if women receive the right training and right support system in the industry, women are more likely to go for it compared to men. (17:35)
  • Sarah shares that soft skills are the most important thing that we need in our industry, and women are natural with it. (24:06)
  • Sarah elaborates on things that all people can do to empower other women to be able to break the glass ceiling and be what they want to be. (31:23)
  • Sarah mentions that creating an open communication environment would encourage women to speak up. (33:22)
  • Sarah shares that her favorite part of her book is the last chapter that her daughter helped her to write. (37:14)

Key Quotes:

  • “I think a lot of times things like happen and land in a certain way in a certain order. The universe knows more than we do.” – Sarah Muniz
  • “Men start seeing that all the mistakes that they made between 20 and 40, and then they doubt themselves because they’re reflecting on the mistakes that they made when they were overly confident, but not competent.” – Sarah Muniz
  • “I think soft skills are the number one most important thing that we need in our industry, who are better at empathizing and having those soft skills than women. I don’t think anyone could argue with that.” – Sarah Muniz

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