What is Your “Rule of 5?”

Last week I attended the International Maxwell Certification in Orlando, FL. This event is inspiring, encouraging, and filled with great new ideas. One of the ideas shared last week was “The Rule of 5” from John Maxwell. I have read about “ The Rule of 5” before in John’s book, “Put Your Dream to the […]

Are You Riding a Dead Horse?

One of the hardest activities for any human being to do consistently is think. There is a reason that most of us today, don’t like to sit in silence. When we sit in silence with no radio, TV, or smartphone game, we have to allow our brain to work. Thinking requires discipline and the ability […]

What Are Your Insurance Growth Success Vitals?

There are a few essential vital signs such as pulse, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure that determine the state of your body functions and your overall state of your health. In any health analysis, the vital signs are always the first thing that is checked.  The deliver the most information that is vital to your well-being […]

The One Thing You Can’t Afford to Lose

It’s been said that you can survive 40 days without food, 4 days without water, 4 minutes without oxygen, but we can only survive about 4 seconds without hope. Napoleon Bonaparte said, “Leaders are dealers in hope.” Top Leaders and sales producers have to be able to take a punch in the gut and keep […]

Don’t be This

There is a common sickness among many businesses today.  It’s not caused by marketplace competition, consumer changes, or economic conditions.  Although the condition can be treated, it requires hard work, commitment, and a desire to go above and beyond what is expected. What is the sickness?   Settling for average. To maximize your potential, you […]

The Right Words Make all the Difference

I am simply amazed by the power of words.   “Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness. “- Jim Rohn Growing up, I loved to talk. I talked to everyone including friends, family, and even some strangers. My dad would often just shake his […]

What do you Really Really Want?

I had a mentor ask me a question recently that has caused me to do a lot of thinking. He said, “What do your want…..what do you really, really want?” It seems like a fairly innocent question, but the truth is that is amazing complex. It’s been said that we spend more time planning our […]

7 Questions You Should Be Asking Yourself

As a leader, I have learned that while experience is beneficial, only evaluated experience creates positive change. I am a natural risk taker and eternal optimist. In many ways, these tendencies serve me well. However, they can also cause me to forget to stop, reflect, and make necessary improvements. As I was reading the book, […]

The Only Way to Get the Answers You Seek

“Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions and as a result, they get better answers.” Anthony Robbins As a leader it’s imperative to get the answers you are looking for. However, the only way to get the answers you seek is by asking the right questions. But what are the best […]