Agency Freedom

Agency Freedom


Agency Freedom Podcast exists to help insurance agency owners and sales professionals make the jump from the captive world to the independent side of the industry. We then equip you in every topic imaginable to help you dominate your market once you’re FREE. We deliver authentic, actionable and audacious content and hard-hitting interviews from the best former captives in the country. Make your Freedom Jump with Agency Freedom Podcast.

Hosted By

Hosted By

James Jenkns

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James gets into some open ended shop talk with Guest Co-Host, Tamron Manning.

Episode Highlights:

  • Tamron shares that James has been a huge help to him in coming into the independent space. (2:52) 
  • Tamron explains why the environment plays a big role in insurance when it comes to being a sports athlete. (7:02)
  • Tamron discusses that the main reason he wanted to switch to the independence side is because of the ability to create your own brand. (14:58)
  • Tamron advises the listeners to put their blinders on, control what they can, and focus. (21:44)
  • James shares his experience starting his company and how he got help to pull it off. (32:43)
  • James explains that a really great virtual team member can be a good asset for a start-up company. (38:14)
  • James shares his strategy for being able to achieve sustainable cash flow and growth with a start-up. (43:20)
  • James shares that, in his opinion, it is very important to prioritize your time over money, because if not, then you are making a tactical error. (46:53)
  • James explains that as long as you take good care of your clients and your team, you are going to have freedom and flexibility. (53:47)
  • Tamron mentions the importance of having a good culture in your agency and being a coach that your team wants to follow. (57:53)
  • Tamron shares that his goal is to be a lifelong learner. (59:25)

Key Quotes:

  • “If you’re working on a skill, you’re not going to see an immediate return on what you worked on the next day, it’s going to be something that you see gradually.” – Tamron Manning
  • “The moment your time becomes more valuable than your money, you have to prioritize time over money. Because if you don’t, you’re making a tactical error in my opinion.” – James Jenkins
  • “Attract the right people, invite them to come on a mission with you. And then equip them the way that they need to be equipped to give them the resources that they need. And then get out of their way and cut them loose. And then see what happens.” – James Jenkins

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