John O'Grady

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Achieving Success on Your First Deployment as an Independent Claims Adjuster

Achieving Success on Your First Deployment as an Independent Claims Adjuster

When making your first steps into a new career as an insurance claims adjuster, one of the first (and biggest challenges) you’re likely going to face is how to effectively manage various aspects of your day during a CAT deployment following a big storm. A call for deployment can come unexpectedly, and as the weather shifts in the next few months, the chances of heading out to the location of a recent storm goes up.

The Value of Putting Uncommon Effort Into Everyday Tasks

The Value of Putting Uncommon Effort Into Everyday Tasks

Let me start by saying that I still take the time to read through books whenever I get the chance. Taking the time to read and learn the stories of successful people can be a powerful tool for those of us determined to build our own success in life. A recent autobiography I read, “Quiet Strength” by Coach Tony Dungy left me thinking about a really meaningful statement that could be applied to many parts of life, including insurance claims adjusting. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have been working with individuals hoping to enter the insurance claims industry for years, and we have always emphasized how important it can be to be effective at self-management when it comes to claims adjusting.

What’s the Best Time to Get My Insurance Adjuster License?

What’s the Best Time to Get My Insurance Adjuster License?

For many people, changing careers or learning a new set of skills can be heavily influenced by timing. Before getting started on a path towards becoming an insurance claims adjuster, one of the most common questions people might ask is “How much time will this take?” or “What’s the best time to get started?” At 2021 Training in Plano, TX my team and I have spent years working with people from all over North Texas who are interested in starting a new career, so I understand just how important it can be to feel confident about the choice to get started.

Advice for Getting Started as an Insurance Adjuster

Advice for Getting Started as an Insurance Adjuster

One of the most common questions I am asked as an experienced claims adjuster is: “How do I become an adjuster myself?” Surprisingly, it isn’t just family and friends asking this kind of question regularly. Sometimes, insured people even ask me after I process their claims. At 2021 training in Plano, TX my team and I have spent years working with talented individuals to give them the knowledge and skills they need to achieve success in the insurance claims adjusting industry.

Avoid These 3 Simple Mistakes New Adjusters Make

Avoid These 3 Simple Mistakes New Adjusters Make

As the summer months go into the rear-view mirror and the stormy seasons of winter and spring arrive, the need for insurance claims adjusters rises. If you’re a new claims adjuster seeking to get a foothold during this time of the year, then there’s probably a burning question you’d like to have answered: “Which mistakes should I be avoiding?”