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When you’ve been in the industry since 1983, you learn a few things about marketing, sales, and building businesses. That’s why we created Agency Builder Insights: your one-stop source for the latest on issues from keeping compliant and generating leads to building a more efficient business.

 

November 20, 2018 | Loyalty
By Mark Williams

The Benefits of Starting a Mentorship Program
Interested in implementing a mentorship program? Here are some key benefits why you should and four characteristics of good mentors, so you can easily identify and find qualified people.

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Your heart is racing. Your palms are sweaty. Your mind is frantic. They call your name and you walk up to the front of the room. It’s time.   You set your notes down on the stand, clear your throat nervously, and start your presentation.   I used to be this way when it came to speaking. I would get nervous every time I had to stand up in front of people and talk.   And this is a common fear. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 73 percent of the population is affected by public speaking anx

November 15, 2018 | Brand
By Mark Williams

Today's the Day: Master Public Speaking
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 73 percent of the population is affected by public speaking anxiety, or glossophobia, and it’s even feared more than death. To help you overcome your nerves, here are some simple things you can do right now to feel better about your next speaking gig. 

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November 13, 2018 | Digital
By Ross Kalber

Avoid Cyber Trouble: Keeping Your Digital Presence Safe
A lot of the time, fraudulent and malicious emails and scams appear legitimate on the surface. You may not even know you’re being hacked until it’s too late. To help you protect your digital presence and keep your reputation (and finances) intact, here’s how to avoid being hacked and falling for a malicious email.   

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October 30, 2018 | Brand
By Roger Davenport

The Power of Old-Fashioned Community Building 
These days, building a community is usually done online through Facebook groups and message threads. But the tips and techniques that build online communities work in the real world, too. Here’s how to translate those concepts and apply them in real life, the offline, old-fashioned way.

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