We celebrate a first for Side Affects by welcoming an assistant college professor and educator from The University of Cincinnati. Bob Higgins joins Kenzie and Scott to talk about the Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management at UC. Insurance effects everybody, every single day. Not many people grow up aspiring to be an insurance consultant, but Bob explains how students are unaware of the incredible industry opportunities. Listen and learn Bob’s mission for his pupils, how he has established such a prominent department at the university and the center’s national rankings.
Robert Higgins is both a professor of insurance and risk management as well as the Director of Professional & Industry Engagement at the Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management at The University of Cincinnati. Bob graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and continued on to earn his Master in Business Administration from Xavier University. In 2004, he then received his Bachelor of Science in Insurance and Risk Management from Excelsior College. Additionally, Bob holds several professional industry designations. Bob has been an educator at UC for nearly five years and is known as “an absolute legend of insurance and a great person overall.” His students say he makes the topic of insurance come to life.
Millennials now outnumber Baby Boomers in the workforce. Scott and Anne Marie talk with Melissa Carr and Michael Allen of Generation Dayton, an organization for young professionals, on how employers can connect to and develop our future leaders.
With today’s thriving economy, many of your managers have been thrown into leadership roles so fast, that reluctantly, there is no time for proper training. The newer employees are eager to succeed, but are they equipped to manage? Listen in and learn how to grow with millennials and develop them into leaders.