Make a Plan

I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they may have planned for you? Not much.

Don’t Screw Up Your Networking

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

I have reached out and developed lots of relationships throughout my life and business ventures and people have reached out to me regarding theirs.

Throughout the years, I’ve developed a great perspective on what really works in an agency and how the networking and business development processes get screwed up.

Seek Inspiration to Inspire Others

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame

As a young entrepreneur in my 20s, I didn’t give back much. I didn’t look for ways to help the people around me. I was so focused on figuring out how to make my own success that I often forgot about how I could help others. I was stretched thin, and I was only worried about trying to navigate a confusing, ever-changing industry.

End the Decade Strong

The end of 2019 is quickly approaching and of course, with it, comes all the usual nostalgia regarding our year’s ups and downs. Let’s take a moment to realize that not only a year is ending, but a decade as well! Goodbye teens and hello ‘20s.

Are Your Customers Driving You Crazy?

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

In today’s world, it’s imperative for all businesses, but especially small businesses like yours/ours, to excel in customer service.

Customer Service may be the only thing that keeps customers coming back, as they can often find cheaper service online or with another agency.

What Are Your Goals in 2020?

It’s December and that means we are coming to the end of this year and looking forward to the next. Christmas and New Years are always one of my favorite times of year, because they signify new opportunities around every corner.

Staying Motivated at Work During the Holiday Season

by Bill Gough, Insurance Hall of Fame Agent

The holiday season is here! With all the distractions that come along with the holidays and then throwing work into the mix, you may find it difficult to keep on task in the workplace.

Here are a few ways to stay focused and on task during the crazy holiday season:

Plan Days Off.

Special Message from Bill Gough

I know that without you and your progress/success we do not exist. I keep that at the top of everything we create. You know the feeling of watching children; especially your own children grow in all aspects of their young lives.