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Create a Future Worth Living

by Bill Gough, Allstate Hall of Fame Member

With the new year approaching, it makes sense to ask yourself, "how will 2019 year be any different?"

I am not talking about making a few new year's resolutions. You know, the ones made with a huge amount of excitement, kept for only a few days or weeks with that excitement, and then forgotten about.

Having Trouble Staying Focused this Holiday Season

We have approached the holiday season, and as you try to juggle your personal life activities along with work, there’s a good chance you will lose focus and momentum in the office.

Here are a few ways to stay focused and maintain high productivity during the chaotic holiday season:

Clear your mind.

Recreating the Basics

by Bill Gough, Allstate Hall of Fame Member

We are all creatures of habit. There is very little doubt about that.

If we get a choice of doing what we know versus something we must learn (especially if it includes any level of discomfort), we're likely to get back to our old habits very quickly.

Don’t Neglect

by Bill Gough, Allstate Hall of Fame Member

One of the world’s great business philosophers the late Jim Rohn taught,

“Neglect is a major reason why people don’t have what they want. If you don’t take care of things in your life, neglect becomes a disease.

Gratitude and How You Can Give the Greatest Gift Ever

by Bill Gough, Allstate Hall of Fame Member

Without you, our members and friends, BGI Systems would not exist.

I am always in awe of those of you seeking continued improvement from reading our content, listening/watching our info, attending our conferences, workshops and practicing our suggestions or those from another member.

Are You Selling Quantity or Quality?

by Bill Gough, Allstate Hall of Fame Member

There are two main ways to sell your products and services: Let’s call them the “Fast Food style of selling" and the "Prada style of selling".

These marketing styles are different and produces different results.

How to Get Your Support Team Onboard

by Bill Gough, Allstate Hall of Fame Member

Everything that you do, should be about making the best use of your biggest advantage as small business owners—your relationships with your Customers, Prospects, and Centers of Influence.
For peak performance, your team must get involved and take a proactive approach.

If You Had to Do it Again Part 2

by Bill Gough, Allstate Hall of Fame Member

A week ago, I talked about what would I do today if I had the chance to start my insurance agency over.

We got a lot of response, so let’s discuss Part 2 and how to market your agency the most profitable way.