Repair Your Inconsistencies

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

You are responsible for how you live your life. What happens to me and you is determined by the choices that we make.

Sure, I understand things happen.

Both good and bad. Both awesome and tragic.

Imperfections Are a Part of Life

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Some people feel that because being perfectly consistent with our values is impossible, there is no point trying to repair our inconsistencies.

I have always tried to notice the differences between my philosophy of life and my behaviors.

Remove the Mental Clutter

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Do you set boundaries so that your personal and professional life doesn’t become entangled?

When you bring your private life into the office or bring your work home with you, it can be dangerous.

Can Anxiety and Discomfort Lead to Growth?

Are you spinning your wheels not really moving forward?

Is there something holding you back? Anxiety and discomfort plays a key role and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

If I asked you what your number one goal is, what would you tell me?

Are you setting the bar too low?

Are you not achieving what you want out of life?

When people are required to step it up a notch, they get uncomfortable.

How to Motivate Yourself When You’re Not Feeling it

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

When your business is small and your challenges are big, success depends on your willingness to keep putting one foot in front of the other. Do you ever wake up on a Monday morning only to press the snooze button repeatedly because you just didn’t feel like going into the office?

Many small business owners, like us, have those moments.

Super-Charge Your Self-Empowerment

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

To accomplish goals, be successful, make change or create the life we want, we have to empower ourselves. It is dangerous to think that our ability to do any of these things is dependent on others or other things.

Shape Your Life with Words

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

I read an email about how our words can shape our reality.

Let’s face it. Words are powerful. They have the power to create and shape our lives.

Anytime you speak something whether it’s in your thoughts or out loud, you are giving life to what you are saying; good or bad.

Small Steps, Big Rewards

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall Of Fame Agent

“So much to do, so little time.” My wife, Vanessa, and I often think this way. As I know most, if not all, of you think the exact same way.

We find ourselves doing or thinking about doing, some task most of our waking hours because of our choosen lifestyle and career that demands much of our time and energy and we are controlled by it, rather than controlling it.

Happy Father’s Day

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Today is the one-day all of us Dads get to call our own. … an “official holiday” recognized by our big government.

As a very young spike, about kindergarten age, I once asked, “Daddy, when is kids day?” At the time it seemed reasonable to me, especially since momma had “her day” the prior month.

The Accomplishment of an Aim or Purpose

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall Of Fame Agent

What’s the measure of success?
How do you become successful?
Are you successful?

These are three questions that so many of us ask ourselves.

You see, when we think of success, we have this image of happiness, power, money, or popularity.