Agency Intelligence

Agency Intelligence


Agency intelligence podcast, is your top insurance podcast with two unique series that let you hear from and learn from both agency owners and industry influencers. Agents Influence is your weekly guide to the latest and greatest thought leaders the industry has to offer. Agency Intelligence covers real data from real agents in real agencies.

In this episode of Agent’s Influence podcast, host Jason Cass interviews Kyle Nakatsuji, Founder & CEO of Clearcover. Kyle chats with Jason about growing and thriving in the insurance industry, his biggest influences, and greatest challenges.

Episode Highlights:

  • Is Kyle an iPhone or Android user? (2:50)
  • Does Kyle love to win, or hate to lose? (3:30)
  • Which has been a bigger part of Kyle’s success; skill or luck? (6:14)
  • Kyle gives listeners insight into his background. (8:15)
  • What do you need in order to be a successful insurance organization? (13:40)
  • Kyle walks listeners through what his company, Clearcover, offers. (17:30)
  • Who was Kyle’s mentor as he grew in the insurance industry? (25:02)
  • Which state does Kyle think will be the toughest challenge to be profitable in? (35:21)

Key Quotes:

  • “Look, I’m willing to accept being unprofitable, but I need to make sure I understand why I’m unprofitable.” – Kyle Nakatsuji
  • “But on our side, it’s just about being aware of the ethics of the tool that you’re using, and making sure that you don’t get too wrapped up in what’s possible, and pay attention to what you should actually be doing with the tool.” – Kyle Nakatsuji
  • “If you read a bunch of terrible business, which you subsequently offload to a reinsurer, who then loses their apps on it, you’re not going to have a reinsurance deal in a year or two, which means it’s all going to come back on your balance sheet.” – Kyle Nakatsuji

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