Human Resources is a vital part of any business, regardless of the number of employees. It can be difficult at times, however, to make sure you are operating this vital aspect properly as you recruit and keep employees within your small... (Read More)
As small a thing as it may seem, your email address matters. The wording and phrasing you use for your professional email is a direct reflection of you and your insurance agency. The goal is to have a professional email address that builds trust and... (Read More)
Do you need an employee handbook for your insurance agency? You may think it is unnecessary considering the small number of employees you have, but such a document is a valuable piece to protect your business as well as to outline expectations... (Read More)
Do you provide insurance products to nonprofits? They need insurance just as businesses do, and in some cases, they have distinct coverage needs.
Let’s look at some ways they need coverage beyond general liability:
Do they accept online... (Read More)
Is your email inbox stressing you out? It doesn’t have to be that way. Let’s look at some ways you can better use your email to lower your stress and be more productive within your insurance agency.
If you happen to get email via your... (Read More)
Imagine you walk into work and meet the newest employee. Could she be young enough to be your daughter or granddaughter? Could he be old enough to be your father or grandfather?
How are you supposed to work together or even effectively manage... (Read More)
E-mail can be an important tool for marketing your insurance business. But federal law requires that anyone sending out e-mail for commercial purposes follow some specific rules or risk costly penalties.
The CAN-SPAM Act covers... (Read More)
Did you hear “No” yet again? Hearing “No” can be exhausting and can make you feel as if you just can’t close the next — or any — deal. But you can. Here are some tips to go from “No” to “Yes:”
Take the time to look at the... (Read More)
Do you ever think of what you are really telling your customers? It might be while you're on the phone and they're waiting in your office. Sometimes the things you verbalize really say more than you need or want your customers to hear or... (Read More)
Have you been wondering how to make your business team more cohesive? Or perhaps you're hoping to turn that boring annual retreat or meeting into something a bit more exciting. Have you considered team building events? Here are a few ideas to help... (Read More)