Insurance Happy Hour

It's happy hour, and we're talking insurance.

About the show

Change in the insurance industry is speeding up. Consumers are also changing. Let's talk about industry news and trends, technology and marketing. Hosts: Becky Schroeder and Laird Rixford


  • The Next Dam Episode

    September 6th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  38 mins 10 secs

    The insuretechs that are going direct to consumer with their products are playing a pricing game. Becky and Laird talk about this strategy and the recent performance of a few notable insuretechs. Plus, a little self-promotion and Laird's favorite airplane.

  • Data, Data Everywhere

    August 30th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  43 mins 13 secs
    data ownership, insurance agency software, insurance happy hour

    Who owns the data in a comparative rater, agency management system, or any other insurance agency software? Hint: it's not the vendor. Becky and Laird talk about data ownership in the industry and how we need to get better as a whole. Plus, we talk about a couple news items from this week. And, Laird geeks out over his favorite band.

  • Back in the Saddle Again

    August 23rd, 2019  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 32 secs
    data analytics, law of diminishing intent, leads, windhaven

    What happens when a carrier helps drive leads for their agents? Becky and Laird talk about Windhaven's recent announcement about their challenge to their agents to quickly respond to leads. Also, we catch up on what we've been doing over the summer break.

  • What season is this? It's Season Three!

    August 16th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 min 29 secs

    Get ready for season three of Insurance Happy Hour, the first episode starts next week!