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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.

The Choice is Yours

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

You’re a champion, you are also human and it’s very easy to get lost dealing with problems, obstacles, and adversity in your life and business.

We are wired to be innovators and creators.

An Important Business Tip from Bill Gough

What is the most important question you can ask yourself about your business?

Here's the question... And it comes from the famous entrepreneur marketing guru, Dan Kennedy:

"Why should your prospect do business with you, verses any and every other option available to them including doing nothing?"

Now, I have your homework assignment… What would be YOUR answer be to this question?

Think about it.

Take the Pressure Off

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

How often do you put unnecessary pressure on yourself by trying to do and say the right thing? If you’re anything like me, this occurs every week, sometimes daily.

One of the greatest stress relievers and relieving some pressure is to have an advanced plan.

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.