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Posted by admin on Apr 23, 2019 9:24:57 AM

In recognition of World Book Day, All Risks employees are sharing some of their favorite books. In the words of Dr. Seuss, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”


 EmotionalIntelligence2.0

 Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves

Recommended by:
Sharon Gallagher, Campus Recruiting & Talent Development Manager | Hunt Valley, MD

"This book breaks down EQ into easy-to-understand terms to explain what it is, why it's critical to your success and strategies to increase your level of emotional intelligence."

FooledByRandomness

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Recommended by: 
Chris Comrie, Production Associate | Atlanta, GA 

"This book has great perspective on the volatility and chance of financial markets, how/why certain people become successful, and how random chance impacts people who want to become more successful and seize opportunities."

GirlWashYourFace

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Recommended by:
Abby Daugherty, Vice President | Phoenix, AZ
Kadi Swope, Production Associate | Atlanta, GA

"Relatable and inspirational; this book can be a big help for women trying to find their unique path and follow it whole-heartedly." 

 Principles

 Principles by Ray Dalio

Recommended by:
Nick Cortezi, Chief Executive Officer | Hunt Valley, MD

"As Co- Chairman, Co-CIO (and formerly CEO) of Bridgewater Associates, Ray Dalio is arguably the most successful investor of the last couple decades. The book outlines not only his life story but also his firm's approach to using core principles to ensure they continue to improve. It's very readable and provides great insight into how radical transparency can improve performance."

 TeamofRivals

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Recommended by:
Walker Gaines, Broker | Houston, TX

"This book focuses on leadership skills and how Lincoln encouraged individuals to work together to accomplish goals. "

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All Risks, Ltd. was formed as an excess and surplus lines facility in 1964. Employing over 875 professionals in 26 locations, we deliver comprehensive commercial and personal insurance solutions exclusively to retail agents and brokers. As brokers or underwriters, we are our agents’ licensed navigators in the specialty insurance market. All Risks provides a full-service platform of brokerage, contract binding and program capability.

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