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 The original underwriting slip for the Titanic, courtesy of Lloyd’s Following on from yesterday’s 100 year anniversary of the Titanic disaster, Rachel Wilkinson, Operations Manager, Willis Marine, discusses how Willis was at the heart of an unprecedented claims process, and considers the changes in the marine insurance market over the century. “Even bigger, even faster, […]


Here are some tips for a successful LinkedIn Live event tonight at: Cibo’s Wine Bar 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 5:30-8:00PM  Networking Tip #1 Be Prepared: The great thing about LinkedIn events is that you know who will be there so you can make a note of who you would like to meet. […]



My father gave me this poem by Rudyard Kippling when I was about 11 years old.   I think that is very appropriate for the times we have all gone through, so I am sharing it with you.  Let me know what you think……. IF by Rudyard Kippling If you can keep your head when all […]


  LinkedIn Live comes to Miami. Now you can “Live Connect” with over 1,100 Business Professionals in the Greater Miami Area through LinkedIn Live – Miami. LinkedIn Live – MIAMI puts the social in social networking. Leverage LinkedIn to expand your business network….face to face! LinkedIn Live events are being held across the Globe as […]

Life is good for those who bought land in Miami at the market’s bottom. In late 2009, developer Asi Cymbal paid a mere $2 million to buy $10.5 million in defaulted loans backed by a site in the city’s Design District. He foreclosed on the land, which contained the foundation of a stalled condo project. […]

At the South Florida NAIOP meeting this morning.  Darcie Lunsford asked Vitner (Wells Fargo Senior Economist) about the Foreclosure crisis. “I’m amazed that borrowers who are “underwater” on their loans are still paying” came the response.  He also suggested that burrowers be given a 2nd Mortgage at a low rate that is equal to their -ve equity.  […]

After a year out of the business, we’re back. In anticipation of 2012, we are creating a new blog page to carry on the good work we did at Leverage Insight.  Unfortuneately, we lost a lot of the content of Leverage Insight as the account was controlled by my former employer.  Anyway, I have a fresh perspective and […]