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 Agents Influence podcast, host Jason Cass interviews Troy Korsgaden, President & Consultant of Korsgaden International. Troy talks about how he was able to build himself back from having mental and physical health issues.

Episode Highlights:

  • Troy shares that he is an iPhone user and the last app he downloaded was Blankest. (2:19)
  • Troy explains that he loves to win but he learns from losing. (3:43)
  • Troy shares that luck has played a bigger role than skill in getting him to where he is today. (4:09)
  • Troy shares how he expanded his practice and hired and develop people to become bigger and stronger in the business. (10:46)
  • Troy explains that it is not easy being a self-employed person, but the advantage is that carriers would hire you from a global standpoint. (12:19)
  • Troy discusses the moment where he became unhealthy, mentally, and physically and how he was able to change it. (14:09)
  • Troy explains that his fears led him to ignore the rock bottom moment. (17:56)
  • Troy shares the story of how he was able to bring himself back as a bigger and stronger person in 100 days. (20:36)
  • Troy explains that he helps other people that are having mental issues as a way of giving back. (24:54)

Key Quotes:

  • “I had to stop and I just had to really take a look at myself. How did I get here? Why did I get here? And then where do I want to go? What changes am I going to make to get healthy? Because you’ve got to have good health, everything you want to do is useless if you’re if you don’t have the health to be able to do it.” – Troy Korsgaden
  • “You’re going to fall off once in a while, and I did. But you know, just at the end of the day, I’m a bigger, stronger, better person for it. And my business is stronger and better.” – Troy Korsgaden
  • “You know, the old saying, 95% of what you worry about never comes to happen, never comes to pass, and never happens.” – Troy Korsgaden

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