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April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Edition: Team Applications

I have something I think you should think about as you work through all the consequences of the coronavirus, both in your personal life and in the operation of your business. And that is ‘staying …

| By Tony Caldwell
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April 06, 2020

COVID-19 Edition: Learning, Earning, and Serving

I'd like to give you something to think about during these times when we're all struggling to learn how to run a business in a global pandemic. And to do that, I'd like to quote the theory of a very …

| By Tony Caldwell
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April 04, 2020

COVID-19 Edition: The Future pt. 2

The other evening, I attended a virtual town hall with Congressman Tom Cole of Oklahoma. Tom talked for nearly five minutes, reciting fact after fact about how great the United States economy was …

| By Tony Caldwell
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April 03, 2020

COVID 19 Edition: The Future pt. 1

I don't know what you're focused on but it's very easy today, in the time of tremendously bad news with the coronavirus, to get sucked into a vortex of bad news and worry. I think that's where many …

| By Tony Caldwell
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March 31, 2020

Profit Sharing Season

It's April, it's springtime, and it's the time when young men's thoughts turn to...wait, this is a business blog. This is the time when agency owners’ thoughts turn to money and to profit-sharing.  

| By Tony Caldwell
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March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Edition: COVID-19 Preparation

As you react to the coronavirus spread in your business, think about how you're going to not only survive, but thrive, in the coming weeks and months, as a time of great uncertainty plays out. I'd …

| By Tony Caldwell
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March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Edition: 3 Tips on Working from Home During COVID-19

As you think about how you're going to spend the time at home in isolation, or perhaps isolated in your office during the corona outbreak, I'd like to give you three things to think about working on. 

| By Tony Caldwell
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March 24, 2020

Producers and Service Centers

  “Never hire a producer until you have no other choice”. What does that mean? Most successful insurance agency owners are producers. It's possible to be a service person and then hire producers and …

| By Tony Caldwell
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March 17, 2020

Profitability

To make a profit in the insurance agency business there are many things to work on. They include commission rates received from insurance companies, overhead expenses, and most of all - payroll. When …

| By OAA Admin
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March 09, 2020

Improve Your Insurance Agency Website for Increased Revenue

In earlier posts, I’ve tried to make the point that if you don’t have a website for your agency you: 1) Aren’t really in business 2) Won’t survive So, you’ve got one right?

| By Tony Caldwell