The Power of Your Personal Growth

Potential is such a powerful word. Potential inspires hope, optimism, and future success. When I think of maximizing my potential, I envision living each day with intention, purpose and passion. I think about my own daily growth and development. However, it wasn’t long ago when I was doing anything but maximizing my potential. It was […]

3 Reasons You’re Not Building Profitable Relationships in Your Insurance Business

“If you first help people get what they want, they will help you get what you want.” Zig Ziglar In my 15 years of working as an insurance producer for two successful agencies, I spoke to large number of insurance company marketing reps. Just like any profession, some marketing reps were really professional, knowledgeable, and […]

The Most Important Insurance Skill You Can Develop

We all want to improve the results we’re getting in our lives. For many people, better results mean more money. For others, it may mean more time, better relationships, or better health.   However, YOU define success, I have come to fully realize, and it’s taken me longer than I care to admit, is that if […]

Your Untapped Potential

We all have rough days. I pride myself on being optimistic and positive to everyone. I believe that the greatest purpose of leadership is to add value to others. That being said, I also have days where my confidence and energy is low. During these days, it’s easy to begin to go from “why me” […]

The 7 Traits of Authentic Insurance Leadership

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once said, “Being in power is like being a lady. If  you have to tell people you are, you aren’t. The idea of leadership is often misunderstood. Especially in the insurance industry. In my fifteen years of being an insurance agent, I rarely thought of myself as a leader. […]

Will You Stretch?

People don’t resist change, they resist being changed Click To Tweet Over the past year, I have worked with many organizations and individuals who desire to make positive changes in their life and business. The key word is desire. I think we all desire to have more, do more, and become more. Desire is not the […]

Will You Engage in the Process?

“The secret to your success is found in your daily agenda.” This week I recorded a call with two other members of a brand new insurance leadership team I am working with called, “Agents of Growth.” The mission of Agents of Growth is to provide purposeful and inspiring business growth to insurance professionals. You will […]

99% of All Leadership Failures Are a Result of This

“Achievement to most people is something you do….to the high achiever, it is something you are.” Doug Firebaugh What is the most admired quality of leadership? Is it passion, focus, communication, vision, or drive? All of those are great answers, but the according to leadership authors, James Kouzes and Barry Posner, the quality most admired […]