Welcome to our tenth edition of Four For the Week (44TW)! To look through past editions, feel free to view our blog. This week we begin with an article by Stephen Applebaum on why AI and other new technologies play an increasingly critical role in claims management, the Father of EQ reveals twelve ways to increase your emotional intelligence, followed by tips for success at virtual claims conferences, Connected Claims starts June 23rd. We look forward to connecting with you virtually! We close it out this week with ten of the most bizarre insurance claims. Enjoy!
Strategy & Innovation
Insurance – the nation’s third-largest industry – is coping better than most would have ever imagined, thanks to the technologies that have been gradually but surely emerging for at least the past two decades. It is an exciting time to be directly involved with the Insure Tech ecosystem.
Technology & Connectedness
While the term “emotional intelligence” was first defined in 1990 by psychologists John D. Mayer and Peter Salovey, it took the 1995 release of Daniel Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence to popularize the concept. Like most lasting ideas, the importance of emotional intelligence seems obvious in hindsight. Research shows developing greater emotional intelligence can lead to higher performance and pay as well as better professional and personal relationships
Strategy & Innovation
Allie Cochran, Marketing Associate, Claimatic Team
In 2008, a blog post on Gigaom asked the following question: “Would you attend a virtual conference in your field?” Enthusiasm for the concept was a bit muted, culminating in a final comment that pronounced, “Even though I hate going to conferences, I hate virtual conferences more.” Please get registered for Connected Claims Conference at the link provided below. We look forward to the main event!
Technology & Preparedness
Insurance plays a significant role in everything imaginable. One reason why is because it must be legally owned to perform certain activities. Insurance professionals, especially those on the claims side, see their fair share of unbelievable moments. But the slideshow above details some of the most bizarre insurance claims on record