Is it better to grow fast or slow?

One of the most familiar fables is that of the tortoise and the hare. In that story, the tortoise eventually outpaced his foe by taking his route slowly and steadily. Does that mean that an agency owner who has his or her eyes set on growth should take the slow route?...

Maximize Your Credit Score

Ever wonder why the credit score a lender receives isn’t the same as what you just received from one of the free credit report sites? Do you question why the three main credit reporting agencies never have the same score – and they sometimes vary by as much as a 100...

What’s Keeping You From Growth?

Has your agency reached a plateau? Fortunately, there are ways to reignite your business and regain momentum. Here are some remarkably simple and practical ways to get your agency moving. Take a time-out One of the best ways to recharge your batteries is to spend time...

Generate Business by Generating Leads

What’s the single biggest factor in your business success? Sure, you have to have the right skills and resources. Great employees go a long way. Having the right products and services is crucial. But the number one factor is customers. If you don’t have people who are...

The Bottom Line on Cash Flow

Why adequate cash flow is key to business success We often hear about the importance of the bottom line. This last line on a financial statement indicates an entity’s profit or loss, so the bottom line is a key focus for most businesses. There’s no doubt that a...