Powerful Lessons from a Child

I am a big fan of the late, great business philosopher Jim Rohn.

I highly recommend you study him. Let his books and wealth of business information mentor you. You will quickly become a big fan too.

You can learn more about him through a simple Google search or visit his website https://www.

Great Leaders Aren’t Firefighters

The role that firefighters play in our society is certain and secure. I have friends and family who are and have been firefighters. I personally hold them in high regard.

Great firefighters are leaders of their teams in situations far beyond what most of us could imagine.

What Has COVID-19 Taught Us?

You might be thinking, what could we possibly learn from this crisis?

The coronavirus/COVID-19/Rona/whatever you want to call it has dramatically exposed our weaknesses not only as individuals, business owners, but also as nation.

World leaders are scrambling, just like the rest of us.

Are You Taking Advantage of PPP?

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Almost every business owner I have spoken to in the past 4-5 weeks and every BGI Systems coaching member I have spoken with have already signed up for the Government’s (PPP) Paycheck Protection Program.

No Problem is a Problem… Especially for Your Agency

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

It's customary for either the service/sales provider (you) and the person being served (customer/prospect) to say "thank you" in one form or another.

But recently, it's become widespread for the service provider to respond with “No Problem” when thanked by a customer.

Are Your Customers Covered?

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

We are going through an unprecedented time in our lives. Many of us are unsure of our future and are having to implement quick changes to our normal daily routines.

Thinking of how this has affected you and your family; how do you think it is affecting your customers?

Are your customers fully protected for the unknown?

As an insurance agent, it is our responsibility to make sure our customers have no gaps in their coverage.

Getting Punched in the Face

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Mike Tyson famously said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.”

Last fall Vanessa and I were staying at the same hotel as her beloved Auburn Tiger football team as they hosted their archrival Georgia Bulldogs the next day.

Pay Attention to the World Around You


by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Over the years, the internet and hi-tech devices started to take up most of our time. It is getting more important than ever to pay attention to the people and things around you.

It is crucial to understand how paying attention can improve your life.