John Ismailoglu #ProtectorAndConnector

John Ismailoglu #ProtectorAndConnector

John speaks to us about:

  • His journey from New York to Berlin and what he likes about this crazy, wonderful city
  • Working with Allianz and why passing the exam to become an insurance professional is one of the big milestones in his life
  • Cultural differences between the US and Germany and why the mentality here is good for his business
  • Pitfalls of Berlin bureaucracy, why expats need help with insurance and how he can provide it
  • Customer approach and personal branding via digital platforms like LinkedIn – especially in times of Corona
  • Mistakes many entrepreneurs make and why having a good idea is not enough
  • His international background and how he deals with racism
  • The two Johns – the businessman and the father, how he holds his own in a household with three women and what he wants to teach his daughters
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