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4 Tips to Make Your Brilliant Ideas Come to Life | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on March 16, 2017

Growing up, I was known for declaring “I have a brilliant idea!” which could mean anything from the semi-adventurous “Let’s get inner-tubes and float down the river,” to the mundane “Let’s go get ice cream.” It was always a pitch to friends on why they should join me in what was sure to be an extravagant more »

10 Tips for Your First Few Years of Business

Published on March 9, 2017

Many of our insurance agents are seasoned veterans of the business and have been handling the challenges and perks of being an entrepreneur and running your own company.  But new insurance agents enter the work force all the time, many of them starting their own business for the first time. For those that are new into owning and running their own more »

Complacency Kills Leadership — Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on March 2, 2017

Do you know why you showed up to work this morning? Not the, “Well, I want to keep my job,” or the “I have a lot to get done,” reasons, but why, in the long-run, are you at work today? Maybe you’ve lost sight of the vision of what you’re doing in your job as an insurance agent. Maybe you’re the head of your more »

That thing you dont want to do? Do it this way.| Business tips

Published on February 23, 2017

Many independent insurance agents like yourself are doing what they do because they love the freedom of being their own boss, they have that entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s led them here: to running a viable insurance business. Sound familiar? But if you’ve got that entrepreneurial streak, you are probably also familiar with a problem that more »

Don’t change your daily rituals. Re-think them. | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on February 16, 2017

How many times are we sucked into the fads of being more productive, more efficient, about how to become successful with one quick tip?  Perhaps you are among the skeptical who has never tried to implement a “tip for success” into your rituals. Or perhaps you are the one in your friends group who is known for being “all in” more »

Avoid Fake Breaks – Increase Productivity Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on February 2, 2017

As an Independent Insurance Agent, like any small business owner or entrepreneur, one of the perks and downfalls of your situation is that work only gets done if you or your staff do it. But, do you ever get to 5pm and feel like you haven’t done as much as you wanted? Or perhaps you feel like you didn’t do much at all, even though you just spent more »

Let Your Ideas Breathe | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on January 26, 2017

Last week we talked about letting your imagination run to help grow and develop your business in new ways. But this week we want to encourage you to take it a step farther. When’s the last time you shared an idea with someone? One of those ideas that we talked about putting up on the board. One of your dreaming big, letting-your-imagination-run-with-the-dinosaurs, more »

2 changes to CA Agribusiness in 2017 you need to know | Insurance Product Highlight

Published on January 17, 2017

If you’re a California Insurance Agent, you may insure some agribusiness risks (if you don’t yet… now’s the time!). And here’s two things you need to know about how political changes are affecting our coming year in Agribusiness: 1. The Con: Larger Dairy Farms and Cattle farms may face some struggles. Two key laws this more »

5 Steps to More Sales | Business Tips for insurance Agents

Published on January 12, 2017

If you are an independent Insurance Agent, no matter whether you sell Personal Lines Insurance or Commercial Lines Insurance the goal is the same: grow leads and increase sales. Here are 5 tips to closing more insurance sales: 1. Listen More As much as you may want to dive in, talking about the differences and benefits of the insurance coverage you more »

How To Set Goals & Reach Them in 2017 | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on January 5, 2017

As an Insurance Agent, you may work alone as a one-person shop, you may be the head of your agency with many team members under your direction, or you may be an employee at an agency. No matter which of those positions describe you, to hit the ground running for 2017, it’s time to evaluate your work and set some goals for the new year. Many successful more »

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