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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 Ossiea Lake. Ossiea Lake is a realtor and an insurance agent at Assured Connections Insurance that focuses her business on serving the community first.

Episode Highlights:

  • Ossiea explains that she has been in sales for nearly 20 years, beginning as a real estate agent before going on to insurance. (1:43)
  • Ossiea shares what sparked her interest in the insurance industry. (2:53)
  • According to Ossiea, Assured Connection Insurance started first by selling auto insurance and has grown from there. (9:17)
  • Ossiea explains how she met the person who opened the door for her to numbers to the carriers. (10:57)
  • Ossiea believes that real estate and insurance are strongly tied. (14:30)
  • Ossiea explains why she switched from branding real estate and insurance to branding her identity. (17:03)
  • Ossiea discusses how making connections and actively listening can help solve business problems. (21:57)
  • Ossiea mentions that she is still learning time management and that her dyslexic son has taught her how to look at things from different perspectives. (29:57)
  • Ossiea explains how she takes care of her mental health as a single mother. (34:46)

Key Quotes:

  • “I was at my bottom. And I said, I will not let this be who I am. And I will not let this situation deter me to where I’m supposed to go. So that gave so much fire.” – Ossiea Lake
  • “I’m going to the business and I started allowing the business to come to me because I have something unique.” – Ossiea Lake
  • “Only thing that I knew was, I’m a mother. And whatever it takes, as a mother, we’re going to win.” – Ossiea Lake

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