Dec 7, 2020
How to Best Prepare for Life's Unexpected
Life is full of interruptions
and we’re not always prepared. In this episode, Lyn Elliott,
Assistant Vice President, State
Government Relations at American Property Casualty Insurance
Association, will share her
knowledge about being equipped when the inevitable interruptions
disrupt our lives.
How Crisis Can Change How We Respond in the
pivotal time in Lyn’s life was when she experienced a wildfire.
People didn’t have time to grab many of their belongings and it
helped her define what was truly important.
- During this wildfire, Lyn also learned the
importance of being prepared from a friend who also had decisions
to make about her belongings. Her friend owned original paintings
but when it was time to evacuate, she didn’t worry about them being
lost because they were already insured. She had made preparations
in case of unforeseen circumstances.
you’re prepared, you don’t get upset when a sudden interruption
comes and disrupts your life.
- Taking personal responsibility is important. We
are all in charge of our own behavior and when disaster strikes, we
only have ourselves to depend on.
home is your biggest asset and you want to make sure to keep that
protected. Insurance is a critical back-up plan.
first tip is to annually conduct an insurance check-up. It is
important to put it on your calendar as a recurring appointment
every year a month before your policy reviews.
case of disasters, it’s always wise to walk through your home and
video the aftermath. It’s also important to keep track of the
receipts for repairs that will be done.
- As a
leader, you need to impress on your team, your family, and others
that when there are unexpected life interruptions, your life is the
most important thing.
it’s important to encourage others in being well-prepared, it’s
also important to be sensitive about it. You want everyone to be on
board but expect that not everyone will take your
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