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Move Your Business With
12 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do
How to Live Without
The 5 “W’s” of children’s life insurance
1. Move Your Business With These (Brian Thompson)
A cover letter is a critical part of the
underwriting process, allowing you to present a more comprehensive
and accurate portrait of your client than the application allows. A
well-written letter that includes background on a client’s risk
factors can help move the application through underwriting. A poorly
written cover letter – or none at all – could result in numerous
conversations with your underwriter or a quick decline.
2. 12 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do! (Patrick Swayne)
When I think about what can hold people back from
reaching their full potential and dreams, a few things definitely
come to mind. Here are just a few that have affected us all at one
time or another. Please click on the full article for all 12.
They don’t waste
time feeling sorry for themselves.
They don’t shy
away from change. – This has been an especially hard obstacle
for myself as a proud person. Sometimes you have to take a
step back to evaluate yourself and make changes accordingly.
They don’t worry
about pleasing everyone.
They don’t expect
immediate results. “Nothing worth doing right is easy”- Mike
Maheny (current manager of the Cardinals and former MLB
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4. How to Live Without Limits (Brian Thompson)
I found this podcast interview a refreshing perspective full of
"Kyle Maynard (@kylemaynard) is a motivational
speaker, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and ESPY award-winning
mixed martial arts athlete, known for becoming the first quadruple
amputee to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount
Aconcagua without the aid of prosthetics."