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Are You a Life-Long Learner?

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am a huge believer in lifelong learning. Many people don’t want to continue learning after they begin in their careers for whatever reason.

This is stifling to your growth in your business and in every area of your life.

Two Powerful Questions Everyone Should Be Asking

Written by: Allstate Hall of Fame Member, Bill Gough

There are two questions that can build stronger relationships with others in your office.

Question #1: How is life?

Notice how I didn’t say how are you doing, or what’s up? Those questions usually get you an answer such as “good” or “can’t complain”, and really doesn’t bring the conversation anywhere interesting.

Who’s The Boss?

You know there is only one boss, right?

Whether a person shines shoes for a living or heads up the biggest corporation in the world, the boss remains the same.

It’s the CUSTOMER.

The customer is the person who pays everyone’s salary and who decides whether your business is going to succeed or fail.

Got Trust?

Over the years, I’ve met hundreds of Insurance Agency Owners and have taught them how to implement ideas that I’ve learned in order to run a successful agency. They’ve been able to obtain fast and proven results, and one of the ways that they’ve done that is by making it personal.

Five Words That Can Transform Your Life

Last week, I was reading an article about how swapping simple words and phrases can change the whole dynamics of conversations and even shift relationships!

By the way, Here are five words (or phrases) to start practicing with:

Instead Of "But" Use "And"—Using "but" instead of "and" often has the effect of changing a neutral statement into a negative one.

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Written by: Allstate Hall of Fame Member Bill Gough

You know that fear, not money, is the root of all evil, right? Yes, fear, that evil and corroding thread that infiltrates your mind into thinking you are not capable of doing or being all that you want to do or be.

Put Some Disney Magic in Your Agency

One of the best companies for you and me to study is Disney. We should model their business systems.

What is one of the top reasons why guests return again and again to Disney? The cast. The front line employees whose job is to create Systematic Magic all the time, every day.

Being Early For Work

We all notice the people who are always late. There’s no hiding it when a task is completed after a deadline or when the same person arrives late for meetings every day.

What are the benefits to consistently being punctual and delivering work on time? You may not know it, but the fact is that being early actually saves time and energy– here’s why…

Being Early For Work.

Several top leadership attitudes that good leaders should avoid

Many of us are in leadership roles in our professions –your leadership style defines how your employees view you and how they respond to your action. There are some top leadership mistakes that you, as a good leader, should avoid. By doing so, you will enhance your character and provide oversight to the business in achieving long term goals.