"That smile looks good on you!" The well-known expression has more truth to it than most people may realize. A 2021 post from Verywell Mind lists nearly a dozen reasons to smile every day. These benefits include longer life, relieving stress and... (Read More)
What do Bill Gates, Steven Spielberg, Warren Buffet and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? They are all successful introverts. It's estimated that one-third to one-half of the world's population is comprised of people you would describe as "reserved or... (Read More)
Did you know that from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year, thousands of teens are injured or killed in driving accidents nationwide? That's why this time period is called the '100 deadliest days' for teen drivers.
Year-round, car accidents are... (Read More)
It's estimated that one in 20 insured homeowners nationwide makes a claim each year. The most common reason? Weather. Damage from the elements — wind, hail, rain and snow — is the most common reason homeowners file claims. Fire-related claims... (Read More)
Do you often come into work early, leave late or work in the evenings and/or on weekends? You're not alone. Americans on average spend 47 hours a week at work, more than any other industrialized country. Americans work 137 more hours per year than... (Read More)
In today's litigious society, keeping good records of your work as an insurance agent is important. Consistently and accurately documenting discussions with your clients — and actions taken as a result of those discussions — may not eliminate... (Read More)
How well do you document your agency's interactions with customers? Consistently documenting discussions with your clients is an important risk management tool in today's litigious society. It won't eliminate your risk of an errors and omissions... (Read More)
If you surveyed your customers, what would they say about your agency and the level of customer service you provide? Customer service is an important part of any business and plays a large role in creating loyal customers. An insurance agent who... (Read More)
It's a fact: Spending a lot of time in front of screens is hard on your eyes. Yet research shows that Americans spend at least 50% of each day looking at screens — computers, smart phones, televisions, tablets and other electronic devices. How can... (Read More)
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt traditional ways of doing business, telecommuting has grown in popularity. Yet having employees working at home can definitely change things from a commercial insurance perspective.
It's a great time to touch base... (Read More)