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3 Ways Minority Sales Personnel Can Solve The Health Care Coverage Gap

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Apr 24, 2017 2:48:41 PM

 

 

 

In an age when the American health care industry is an a constant state of change amid legislative battles and administration changes, it comes as no surprise that many Americans are falling between the cracks when affording health care becomes more complex by the day. Among the many Americans who are struggling to obtain or keep their healthcare, and some of the most vulnerable, are those who belong to ethnic minorities.

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Topics: Book of Business, Business Skills, Becoming An Insurance Agent

Why Every Insurance Agent Should Get Their Life Insurance License

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Feb 27, 2017 11:29:08 AM

 

It's likely if you're an insurance agent, that you've heard of life insurance regardless if you sell health care, automobile, or property & casualty products. Selling life insurance has it's own unique approach, and though you may think there's only one or two ways to sell it given what it connotes, you may be pleasantly surprised to find otherwise!

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Topics: Sales, Business Skills, Becoming An Insurance Agent

5 Deadly Sins That Could Be Killing Your Book of Business

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Feb 8, 2017 2:51:14 PM

 

You're probably aware that even the mention of "sales representative" or "salesman" can connote negative associations with the profession, both from every day people and from others who have worked in sales. As with many other industries, there are always going to be a few rotten apples whose practices are either damaging to their own careers and or worse - their clients.

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Topics: Insurance Agent, Business Skills, Becoming An Insurance Agent, Career Advancement

4 Reasons Retired Entrepreneurs Should Consider Becoming Insurance Agents

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Jan 19, 2017 10:41:45 AM

 

Most people equate the idea of retirement with leaving the workforce entirely; no longer beholden to a 9-5, many look forward to planning the rest of their lives around their new found freedom. Retirement is normally associated with relaxing on the beach, time spent with grandchildren, and traveling, so why on earth would you decide to become an insurance agent if you're retiring? 

 

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Topics: Retirement, Book of Business, Becoming An Insurance Agent

5 Indications You May Have The Makings of a Successful Entrepreneur

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Dec 12, 2016 8:46:56 AM

 

Many people say that entrepreneurs are in a club of their own, often posessing qualities that seem to set them apart from those who admire successful business owners and those who become them. Often high-profile figures who "make it big" off of their ideas seem to be shrouded in mystery when it comes to their business decisions and innovations - how is it that they seem to be so proficient at multi-tasking? How did they manage to solve a major problem that has been a pain point for their consumers? What sets them apart from other people that they become household names?

You may actually be surprised to discover that you possess the same qualities that make people like the Koch Brothers and Warren Buffett the business tycoons that they are! So how do you know that you know that you might belong to that club? Continue reading below to find out...

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Topics: Career Advancement

How to Get Focused as a Sales Professional During The Holidays

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Nov 23, 2016 11:28:38 AM

 

 

If you're like most people in America, the holidays at this time of year are both exciting and stressful as gearing up for family get-togethers, breaking out the secret recipes and shopping for gifts becomes priority. While the holidays are indeed an opportunity to cherish quality time with our loved ones and to be thankful for all the good tidings to come, it's also a time to remain vigilant in work.

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Why Product Diversification Could Make The Difference in Your Sales

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Nov 11, 2016 4:50:25 PM

 

 

If you're a sales professional who enjoys their job, you're likely very comfortable with the products and/or services that you sell. You might have even developed your own methods when approaching and pitching to your client, and are quite confident in your ability to close. However, there's a case to be made for diversifying your product offerings by introducing new products, and doing so may be the difference between earning a livable wage, and making more money than you know what to do with!

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Topics: Sales, Growing Business, Career Advancement

Why Being in College is The Best Time for an Aspiring Entrepreneur

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Nov 1, 2016 4:15:23 PM

 

 

If you're in college right now, it's very likely you're working what most would consider a "college friendly" job, such as: barista-ing (working at Starbucks or a coffee shop), serving in a restaurant, working in retail, or nannying. Perhaps you're one of the lucky few with a strong support system and you don't have to work while going to school! What you may not know, is that being a college student gives you a huge advantage when it comes to entrepreneurship - yes, being an aspiring entrepreneur in your college years is a feasible option!

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5 Signs You Should Quit Your 9-5 and Start a Career in Sales

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Oct 17, 2016 2:17:10 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These days the job market is over saturated with new types of positions along with emerging industries, and while there's plenty of paths to choose from, there's still some jobs that don't lose their value no matter what the current climate looks like. So what's one job that hasn't gone out of style, and why should you consider leaving your 9-5 for it? 

 

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Topics: Sales

9 Tips on Building a Book of Business For The Aspiring Entrepreneur

Posted by M. Rodriguez on Oct 6, 2016 2:19:20 PM

 

 

If you're reading this article, it's likely because you're venturing out on your own into the world of entrepreneurship, or you're considering it. Either way, it's an exciting time to be an entrepreneur in an age where being your own boss and trailblazing in small business ownership is becoming more desirable. In fact, after weathering the Great Recession of  2007 through 2009, America's entrepreneurs are on the rise, most specifically among women, minorities, and millennials. Regardless of what demographic you fall into, you'll want to keep a toolbox of useful advice to guide you through your journey that all entrepreneurs could use - continue reading below to begin filling it!

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Topics: Book of Business, Growing Business, Business Skills

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