Those Who Influence You

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

As far back as I can remember, my father enforced the idea that I should think for myself and never do something because others were doing it. He was without a doubt one of the greatest influences.

Stay Positive

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Almost every success story that I’ve heard or know of, brought me to the realization that it all began with a positive mindset.

To say that another way, almost every sad story I’ve heard or know, I realize it was driven by a poverty mindset:

Make a Plan

I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they may have planned for you? Not much.

Seek Inspiration to Inspire Others

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame

As a young entrepreneur in my 20s, I didn’t give back much. I didn’t look for ways to help the people around me. I was so focused on figuring out how to make my own success that I often forgot about how I could help others. I was stretched thin, and I was only worried about trying to navigate a confusing, ever-changing industry.

End the Decade Strong

The end of 2019 is quickly approaching and of course, with it, comes all the usual nostalgia regarding our year’s ups and downs. Let’s take a moment to realize that not only a year is ending, but a decade as well! Goodbye teens and hello ‘20s.

Are Your Customers Driving You Crazy?

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

In today’s world, it’s imperative for all businesses, but especially small businesses like yours/ours, to excel in customer service.

Customer Service may be the only thing that keeps customers coming back, as they can often find cheaper service online or with another agency.

Staying Motivated at Work During the Holiday Season

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

The holiday season is here! With all the distractions that come along with the holidays and then throwing work into the mix, you may find it difficult to keep on task in the workplace.

Here are a few ways to stay focused and on task during the crazy holiday season:

Plan Days Off.