The Law of the Garbage Truck

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

As the holidays are approaching, we as humans tend to sometimes not be so nice towards others. With all the running around and stressfulness due to preparing for the family gatherings, we tend to snap, easily. It’s not like we mean too, the frustration just builds up.

Choose Your Words

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Recently I came across an article that really hit home which affects both your professional and personal lives.

Well-chosen words mixed with tempered emotion is the basis for powerfully affecting people. Admittedly, I have failed many times over the years in hurting people with my words and the emotions behind those words.

November is American Diabetes Awareness Month

I know during the busy holiday season, many of us like to focus on all the great holiday food that we’ll be chowing down on this Thanksgiving and Christmas. While some of us can eat worry free this season, those living with diabetes need to pay careful attention to what they indulge in.

How Do You Think Success Comes?

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

A great truth in life is…

“Success doesn’t come from the way you think it does…It comes from the way you think.”

I believe that the quality of your mindset and beliefs determine how successful you will become.

Sell Yourself and Sell Your Business to Create Your Freedom

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

No matter what industry we’re in … and especially as insurance agency owners … we want to work on ways to improve our mindsets and skills about selling ourselves and our business that will add value to our work, increase sales, improve relationships with customers, prospects, and centers of influence which improve personal satisfaction, agency value, income, and so much more.

Are You Living Your Bigger Purpose?

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

Truly excellent leaders don’t have an on or off switch… they lead at work, at home, at church, etc. They invest their time in self-improvement and invest in the success of others… this follows the philosophy of one of my favorite authors and success speakers, Zig Ziglar…

Insurance Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

It’s October now, and that means its nearly time for one of my favorite holidays… Halloween! I love the costumes, how much fun the kids have, and of course, getting a day to be silly and dress up in the office.

October is also the time of all things “scary”, including haunted houses, horror movies, corn mazes, and questioning how long that leftover candy will be good for.

Believe it’s Possible

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

"Belief is the basis of all action, and, this being so, the belief that dominates the heart or mind is shown in the life." - Above Life's Turmoil

You cannot just believe something to happen without action.

Tune Up Your Team

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

You may want to check on your sales superstars, customer service heroes, and administrative aces…

Are they burned out?

Have they clocked too many eight-hour days without a vacation?

Are their faces permanently skewed into continuous smiles from chatting with dozens of people a day?

Did you answer yes to any one of these questions - or even laugh at a situation that hit a little too close to home?

Well then… Houston, you've got a problem.