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January 14, 2020


We’re entering the final stretch of 2019, and I hope you’ve had an incredible year. Regardless of how 2019 has turned out, 2020 and the results you, your business, your associates, and your family …

| By Tony Caldwell
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January 14, 2020


I find that most entrepreneurs are doers, not thinkers. I know in my business career that I am often busy just trying to keep up. Finding time to stop and think about what I am doing, and what the …

| By Tony Caldwell
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October 22, 2019

Success and Successful Habits

My business coach Dan Sullivan, the founder of The Strategic Coach, says that the difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people have successful habits. While …

| By Tony Caldwell
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October 16, 2019

Focus and Intentionality

As an entrepreneur, especially one who’s growing an agency, there are so many hats you have to wear and so many things that you have to do every day, not to mention every week, that it's really hard …

| By Tony Caldwell
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October 08, 2019

What We Can All Learn from T. Boone Pickens

In 2019, we lost an incredible entrepreneur in America, and one of my personal heroes, T. Boone Pickens, who passed away at the age of 91.

| By Tony Caldwell
October 09, 2018

Retention *VIDEO*


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October 09, 2018

Help Your Insurance Agency Bottom Line with Carrier Retention

Hi, it’s Tony. I’d like to talk to you for just a moment about retention. Not your retention rate in your agency, but the retention you have in your book of business with our strategic partner …

| By Tony Caldwell
September 25, 2017

Practice Creates Proficiency

In my last two blogs, I have written about how long it takes to become an expert at something.  According to Wharton Professor Adam Grant it takes 10,000 hours.  Years in fact.  I have also noted …

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July 12, 2016

Getting Unstuck

Are you feeling stuck?  Are you working harder and making less progress?  Tony Caldwell invites you to get unstuck, watch the video to see how.

| By Tony Caldwell
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July 05, 2016

Revisiting Your Goals & Business Plans

OAA's CEO Tony Caldwell explains why July is a great time to look back and reflect and begin anew.  Watch the video to see how New Year's in July is important to your business plan.

| By Tony Caldwell