Why Your Group Life Insurance Is Not Enough

27 Feb

You’ve done it — you’ve finally landed a job that offers amazing benefits such as free life insurance. While employer-offered life insurance (also called group life insurance) is worthwhile, it shouldn’t be your only source of insurance. More >>

The Little-Known Stories Behind 8 Iconic Packaging Designs

24 Feb

Even in the age of social media, product packing and “shelf-presence” is still important for brands to get (and remain) in the consumer consciousness. For your inspiration, we’ve dug up the stories behind a few of the most iconic and recognizable packages, taking a look back at some of the surprising influences on their original designs. More >>

4 Sales Lessons from The Wolf of Wall Street

22 Feb

There are movies like “The Wolf of Wall Street,” the 2014 Oscar-nominated film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. It may be an unlikely candidate for inspiration considering the subject of the film is Jordan Belfort, a slick stockbroker who was ultimately convicted of securities fraud. But if you sift through the criminality and outright absurdity of the film, there are several sales lessons that reps and leaders alike can emulate in their approach. More >>

20 Quotes From Football Legends to Help Take Your Game to the Next Level

17 Feb

In honor of one of the biggest sporting events of the year — the Super Bowl — I thought it was extremely fitting to compile some of my favorite football quotes and share them with you to help take your game to the next level. Whether it be a legendary coach or player, these individuals have exemplified the true characteristics of what it takes to be a winner. More >>

5 Opportunities to Turn Valentine’s Day into Life Insurance Day

15 Feb

“Buying life insurance is showing love,” says Amanda Korth, a registered representative with Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc. “But it’s also showing selfless love.”

Korth and I are talking about the importance of life insurance, and the reasons why Valentine’s Day is a perfect time for advisors to discuss the topic with their clients and for their clients to discuss life insurance with their families. More >>

Retirement Readiness by the Decades

13 Feb

Life, it has been said, is a marathon, not a sprint. The same can be said of planning for retirement: taking small steps over the course of years and decades means you’ll be fully prepared in the long run. Successful retirees will tell you that to reach your goal you have to start as soon as possible – regardless of your age. Whether you are in your 20s or your 50s, there’s something you can be doing to help you go the distance toward a comfortable, secure retirement. More >>

8 Easy Morning Motivation Rituals to Kickstart Your Day

10 Feb

Jobs are not always the easiest things to tackle every day.

It’s not all bad, of course. But on some days, it’s going to be difficult to find your motivation. So make your mornings easier and set yourself up for a productive day with these eight quick morning motivation exercises. More >>

4 Times the Super Bowl Made People Think About Life Insurance

8 Feb

From the hot wings and Seven Layer Dip to the downright quaint idea of family and friends gathering together in the digital age to watch a live television broadcast, it’s hard to take issue with the traditions that characterize Super Sunday.

The Super Bowl also tends to distract consumers from thinking about potentially sombering issues like life insurance. More >>