The Ryan Hanley Show

The Ryan Hanley Show


Through interviews, stories, and research, Ryan Hanley examines how insurance professionals reach peak performance in life and business. Why subscribe to The Ryan Hanley Show? CURIOSITY. I’m curious about how people get better at the business of insurance. I’m curious about how people find meaning in their life. I’m curious about how people overcome obstacles (most notably the ones they put in front of themselves). I’m curious about life, our planet, aliens, drugs, money, government, and a million other things and over the course of the life of this podcast, we're going to try and examine them all. If you’re curious too, then you're in the right place.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Ryan Hanley

In this episode of The Ryan Hanley Show, we’re serenaded by the dulcet tones of the all-powerful James Jenkins.

James is an innovator and an eternally curious problem solver. He’s an unapologetic risk and insurance nerd who gets excited about things that bore most people. Faith and family are the two most important things to James.

This is an episode you don’t want to miss…

Episode Highlights:

  • James shares a story about the creation of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, emphasizing the significance of small details even when most people don’t notice them. (7:04)
  • Ryan discusses his experiences dealing with ADHD, how he manages it, and his recent decision to stop using pot. (11:54)
  • James talks about the process of writing his book and getting positive feedback from someone, not in the insurance field. (26:11)
  • James shares some of the diverse opinions on his book from those in the industry. (33:26)
  • James delves into the subjectivity of the term “best” and why it isn’t a helpful metric for measuring success. (38:59)
  • James discusses the editing process that made his book more engaging and concise. (48:19)
  • James shares what RiskWell is all about. (55:27)

Key Quotes:

  • “What RiskWell is, is nothing more than the humans that are here that create shared experience that together works to make an impact on our stakeholders, which includes you and this audience.” – James Jenkins

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