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1 Percent

One out of one hundred white belts achieve the rank of black belt. Almost all start with the dream, but then reality hits and they realize the work needed, so they start dropping like flies. 1% of internet community members

The Struggle Is Real

Everyone wants it easy. Easy sales, easy relationships. Green lights all the way from the garage to the office, and coffee waiting with zero problems at work. Maybe a nice chair massage and a bonus plus a cupcake with

Not My Circus

There is an old Polish saying: not my circus, not my monkeys. Some things are not our problem. Most things actually. The Stoics teach us to control what we can (our effort and attitude as well our thoughts and reactions to

Losing a Diamond

So the other day I found out that one of the profound influences on my career was gone. “Diamond” Jim Nemec, my first General Agent and as such the archetype to me of an insurance leader, passed on last year. The man who took a

Secret Of Success: PARK It!

I was talking with some other Industry Leaders the other day about what it takes to succeed in our profession. This was an eclectic group from across the country, male and female, across two decades of ages and numerous initial