Throwback: From Captive to Crushing It with Ellie Platt

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Ellie Platt. Ellie explains how she manages and values her team, and how they show their dedication to their clients and the community they serve.   Episode Highlights: Ellie shares her journey and how she got into the insurance […]

Throwback: Total Cost of Risk – What Is It?

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck talk about understanding the total cost of risk and some of its components and why you need to stop thinking of yourself as an insurance salesperson and start thinking of yourself as a risk manager.  Episode Highlights: What is the […]

Throwback: Inspiring a Nation with Dr. Billy R. Williams

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and guest co-host Jason Cass, interview Dr. Billy Williams, CEO of Williams Family Investment Group and President of Inspire a Nation Business Mentoring. They talk about the four types of discipline, the five levels of leadership, and how investment allows you to accomplish more […]

Throwback: Forging Ahead in the Digital Landscape with Jeff Teschke

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers with co-host Kyle Houck and guest host Ryan Deeds interview Jeff Teschke, Founder & CEO of Forge3 to talk all the value of maximizing your agency’s website.   Episode Highlights: Jeff shares about his early life, the school he attended, and what led him […]

Throwback: Understanding Fee for Service

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck talk about the significance of understanding the service fee and why it’s considered as a great tool. Episode Highlights: David thinks that it’s significant to understand the difference between the fee for service as an agent and charging broker fees. […]

Throwback: Unburden Your Business with Cassidy Arbeli

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Cassidy Arbeli, Business Strategist and Consultant and CEO of The Arbeli Group. Cassidy shares her journey to becoming an independent agent and offers advice to other women in the insurance industry.   Episode Highlights: Cassidy gives us her background […]

Throwback: Conversation with an Insuretech OG with Johnny Yarbrough

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview John Yarbrough, Carrier and MGA/MGU Solutions Specialist at Appulate. John talks about the impact of being transparent with your clients and how their company helps agents with their services.    Episode Highlights: John shares his background, how he started, […]

Throwback: The Sedlak Sessions 4

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck are joined by Stephen Sedlak. David, Kyle, and Stephen explain how to use email effectively at your agency from a marketing perspective. Episode Highlights: Stephen discusses how his agency uses email. (8:40) Stephen discusses their campaign strategy for approaching people. (12:34) […]

Throwback: Reinventing Healthcare with Clayton Wood

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Clayton Wood, CFP®, Managing Partner at C. B. Wood Financial. Clayton shares cold calling strategies that have worked for him and discusses the current landscape of self-funding and healthcare benefits.    Episode Highlights: Clayton shares his background, how he […]

Throwback: Trucking Along With Commercial Agents with Wes Becknell

In this throwback episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Wes Becknell, Vice President of Marketing at RockLake Insurance Group. Wes answers the most queried questions in the trucking industry.   Episode Highlights: Wes shares his background and how he found his way into the insurance and trucking business. […]