35 Inspirational Quotes About Learning From Failure

1 Apr

Even as a talented sales rep, you’re bound to experience failure at one point or another. Whether you were just shy of hitting your quota or you had a promising deal that didn’t go through, not every attempt at a goal is going to result in a home run. If you’re experiencing one of those moments, all hope is not lost. Here are some inspirational quotes to help you get back on your feet after a setback. More >>

How to Cater a Sales Strategy to Gen Z

25 Mar

Generation Z is the first generation to be raised entirely in the internet age – a childhood where smartphones are practically omnipresent and dedicating 23 hours per week to streaming video content is commonplace. They’re tech-savvy, skeptical, and – like any new generation to those that came before it – difficult to reach and understand. More >>

How to Stop Touching Your Face During Coronavirus

24 Mar

Public-health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from COVID-19. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands might be enough to infect yourself. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces. More >>

8 Ways to Improve Your Work-Life Balance Today

18 Mar

Often, our work can seemingly take precedent over everything else in our lives. Our desire to succeed professionally can leave us forgetting about our own well-being. However, creating a harmonious work-life balance is critical to improving not only our physical, emotional and mental health, but also our career health. More >>

7 Things You Can Do During a Pandemic

17 Mar

“May you live in interesting times.” It’s an Asian curse expression, not a hope your life won’t be mundane and boring. With the Covid-19 problem unfolding, many companies are restricting employee travel, discouraging in-person meetings with clients and even suggesting employees work from home. What’s an insurance agent to do? More >>

23 Benefits of Social Media for Business

11 Mar

What are the benefits of using social media for business? Consider that there are now more than 3 billion using social networks across the globe. And these people are using social to engage with brands. Sherpa Marketing found that more people follow brands on social media than follow celebrities. On Instagram alone, 80 percent of people follow at least one business. More >>

7 Prospecting Ideas for Insurance Agents with Less Experience but Lots of Drive

26 Feb

stablishing yourself in the insurance business isn’t much different from other professions–it takes time, effort, and commitment. Whoa, wait a minute: that doesn’t sound fun or sexy at all, does it? No worries. Being the new guy on the block, you’re bringing things to the table that other agents don’t possess: hustle, social media fluency, and (hopefully!) a desire to try new things. More >>

7 Ways to Say ‘Thank You for Your Consideration’ in an Email or Letter

12 Feb

“Thanks for your consideration.” In sales, those words are a white flag. They signal a competitor has won the business, and it’s time for you to pack it up and head home. But before you call it a day or ask them what you did wrong, consider these alternative follow-ups and the opportunities they present. After all, you’re in sales for a reason — and it’s not because you give up easily. These seven ways to say, “Thank you for your consideration,” help you identify your next move. More >>