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.

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.

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.