Gibson

Gibson

Gibson is a firm of advisors and consultants that help clients get to the proactive side of insurance. We specialize in working with companies looking to find their edge—where they are growing as an organization, differentiating themselves in the marketplace, and preparing for current and future risk. Together we will find the perfect combination of insurance and consulting.

Recent posts by Gibson

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Fireworks Safety: Celebrating the Safe Way

By Gibson on Jun 29, 2022 6:45:00 AM

The American Burn Association advises us to "leave the show to the pros” as we approach fireworks' highest selling holiday, but if you are planning to indulge in fireworks this coming Fourth of July, it is in your best interest to be aware of the safety precautions. The following are a few safety tips to be taken into consideration when handling highly dangerous explosives such as fireworks.

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The Edge Podcast: Economic Development And Cultivating Leaders

By Gibson on Jun 17, 2022 6:30:00 AM

“The common thread [of great teams] is tenacity and willingness to compete, but also the expectation of excellence.” – Chris Camacho

Chris Camacho, President & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, shares stories of leadership and teamwork from his years of athletic and economic development experience, noting the parallels between high-performing sports teams and business. Chris and host Tim Leman also talk about cultivating leaders and the expectation of excellence.

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: Organizational Development And The Power Of Having Great Mentors

By Gibson on Jun 10, 2022 6:30:00 AM

“You can't predict what people are going to do, you just have to be able to respond in the most appropriate way you can.” – Vikki Scarafiotti

Vikki Scarafiotti joins host Tim Leman for a conversation about developing your people, the power of great mentors, and the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. Vikki shares leadership and team development stories from her extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, as well as invaluable advice for those serving on nonprofit boards.

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: Season 3, Part 3

By Gibson on May 27, 2022 6:30:00 AM

We’re wrapping up the third season of The Edge Podcast with two final episodes.

In these episodes, host Tim Leman continues to talk with leaders about what it’s like to ride the edge and own it. He also digs into what makes for a truly special team.

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: Innovations in Healthcare and Recruiting Strong Leaders

By Gibson on May 13, 2022 7:15:00 AM

“You have to first identify good talent, then put them in the right position to succeed.”

– Jason Corley

Jason Corley joins host Tim Leman in a discussion about the healthcare industry and how organizations like CIC are taking a different approach to create a better healthcare experience for patients and physicians, while also lowering the cost of care. Jason also talks about the importance of finding the right cultural fit, especially when your team is geographically diverse, as well as the role leaders can have in helping employees grow and develop.

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: Innovations In Healthcare & Recruiting Strong Leaders

By Gibson on May 13, 2022 6:30:00 AM

“You have to first identify good talent, then put them in the right position to succeed.” – Jason Corley

Jason Corley joins host Tim Leman in a discussion about the healthcare industry and how organizations like CIC are taking a different approach to create a better healthcare experience for patients and physicians, while also lowering the cost of care. Jason also talks about the importance of finding the right cultural fit, especially when your team is geographically diverse, as well as the role leaders can have in helping employees grow and develop.

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: Connecting With Employees & Building Culture

By Gibson on Apr 29, 2022 6:30:00 AM

“If you don't have great people, you're not going to do great work.” – Mendy Werne

Mendy Werne, CEO of BLASTmedia, shares about her efforts to stay connected with employees and maintain company culture through rapid growth. She and Tim also talk about what makes for a strong leadership team including knowing your roles, holding each other accountable, and a strong level of trust and respect.

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: The Healthcare Industry And Leadership Lessons

By Gibson on Apr 22, 2022 6:30:00 AM

“Leadership is about vision and direction. Management is about execution and accountability. A leader should be able to do both.” – Jeff Terrill

Jeff Terrill and host Tim Leman discuss recent trends in healthcare and what Marathon Health is doing to innovate for the industry's future. They dig into what it means to rally a team around a mission and a purpose. Jeff also discusses the difference between leadership and management, as well as what it takes to transform a group of people into a great team.

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: Season 3, Continued

By Gibson on Apr 15, 2022 6:30:00 AM

Ready for more of The Edge Podcast? 

We have 3 more episodes to share with you! In these episodes, host Tim Leman continues to talk with leaders about what it’s like to ride the edge and own it. He also digs into what makes for a truly special team.

Tune in as we discuss leading on the edge!

Topics: Executive
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The Edge Podcast: Grit, Hard Work, and Simplicity

By Gibson on Mar 25, 2022 6:30:00 AM

“I think good leaders are good simplifiers.” – Larry Weigand

Larry Weigand discusses being the fourth generation of a family business and his role as CEO of the company started by his great grandfather. Together he and host Tim Leman talk about grit, tenacity, and hard work. Larry also explains the importance of simplifying business and doing what you say you're going to do. 

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