Agent for the Future™
Research Topics

Agent for the Future™ regularly surveys independent insurance agents to learn about agency best practices and strategies for growth. We also talk to industry experts and share insights on industry trends and actionable advice to help agencies thrive. Explore our research and insights on each of the topics below.


Technology is rapidly transforming how insurance agencies do business. Learn about the latest digital trends in agencies, get your agency's next steps toward digital transformation, and more.

Talent & Culture

Healthy workplace cultures are key in attracting and recruiting job seekers. They're also important for employee retention and engagement. Learn how focusing on talent and culture will help your agency succeed.
Talent and Culture

Agency Operations

Learn about industry trends and best practices for managing and growing an independent insurance agency and leading through change.
Agency Operations

Niche & New Markets

Breaking into new markets and building a niche can help agencies grow and thrive. Learn about product trends in the industry and how to specialize.
Niche and New Markets

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Research Topics 6

What Insurance Agency Talent Wants in 2023

Learn about the benefits and perks agency leaders can offer to attract and retain top talent.

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Research Topics 8

The Agent for the Future Playbook

The keys to success for Independent Insurance Agents in 2023 and beyond. Get curated resources to help guide strategy and decision-making.

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Recognition 1

2023 Outlook: The State of Women in Independent Insurance Agencies

Our updated research on women in agencies explores how agencies can better support and empower women.

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High Digital Adoption = High Growth

Rise of the Digital Insurance Agency

Insurance agencies are adopting more digital tools to streamline operations and better meet client needs. Learn how agencies are using digital.

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