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  • Mon, November 28, 2016 6:45 PM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    Tonight's ICECREAM lessons are centered around 

    Relationships

    Philippians 2:3

    Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.


    Education

    Proverbs 18:15

    An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge. 

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  • Mon, November 14, 2016 2:47 PM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    The ICECREAM conference call for faith based business leaders is tonight at 8PM Eastern, 7PM Central, 6 PM Mountain and 5PM Pacific

    If you already registered, great!

    If you did not register: Here is the website link: http://www.inspireanation.org/ICECREAM


    Please download the session one  training handout by clicking here or on the picture below. Please leave your comments about the session in the comments area



    Today’s two Main Topics: Income/Money and Covering Your Weaknesses


    Tonight’s Conference Call Outline:


    • I.                    God’s 5 main purposes for a business

    a)      Passion: Gives you an outlet to do the things that God has placed in your heart to love

    b)      Product: God wants us to create and deliver goods and services that solves problems for other people

    c)       Philanthropy: God wants us to give spiritually, physically, and financially to our religious organizations and our communities

    d)      Profits: Without profits the business can’t sustain the prior 3 main purposes that God has for a business

    e)      Personification: To be a role model of God’s teachings and principles


    • II.                  God’s Expectation of a Faith Based Business Leader

    III.                The 10 items it takes to run a successful faith based business


    IV.                Why A Board of Advisors is part of God’s plan for your business?


    V.                  Why “Lack of Discipline” is the most expensive item you will ever own?


    Click here to register http://www.inspireanation.org/ICECREAM


    “Don’t Let Your I.C.E.C.R.E.A.M. Get Messy!”

    (Lessons Most Faith Based Business Leaders Learn the Hard Way)

    I – INCOME/MONEY

    C – COVER YOUR WEAKNESSES

    E – EGO/EMOTION/EXPECTATIONS

    C – COMMUNICATION

    R – RELATIONSHIPS

    E – EDUCATION (PERSONAL – PROFESSIONAL - SPIRITUAL)

    A – ASKING QUESTIONS

    M - MENTORS

    Deuteronomy 8:18 You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.

     

    Click here to register: http://www.inspireanation.org/ICECREAM


  • Sat, November 12, 2016 9:53 AM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    Watch and Listen as Tom Shriver exposes the dirty little secrets that ruined internet leads for insurance agents and other professions


  • Mon, November 07, 2016 12:34 PM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    Don't Let Your ICECREAM Get Messy

    Business lessons most faith based business leaders learn the hard way!

    4 session conference call


    Deuteronomy 8:18 You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.


    Join us starting Monday November 14,, 2016 at 7 PM Central (8 PM Eastern, 6 PM Mountain, and 5 PM Pacific) for a (free) 4 session conference call course that is specifically for current or want-to-be faith based entrepreneurs, business owners, and business leaders.

    To register: http://bit.ly/icecreamconfcall


    This 4 session course is for all business leaders that want to operate a faith-based business in today’s secular business environment. Based on biblical principles and WWJD (What would Jesus do?) teachings, this course is unlike any course you will ever attend in your professional career.

    Throughout the course you will receive hands-on, real-world guidance in money management, marketing and advertising, business relationships you must have in place to maximize your business, staffing, and other areas that a faith-based entrepreneur must understand and manage on a daily basis.

    We have a power packed line up of faith-based guest presenters and thought leaders

                  And more! 

    Moderated by Billy R. Williams, PhD


    At the end of the course you will not only walk away prepared to be a better faith-based business leader, but a better business person that can compete with any business (big or small) within your chosen niche.


    Often faith-based entrepreneurs make business and life mistakes simply because no one took the time to teach them what they were doing wrong and how their actions and thoughts did not align with biblical principles.

    ICECREAM is an acronym that stands for Income/Money, Covering your Weaknesses, Ego/Emotions/Expectations, Communication, Relationships, Education, Asking Questions, and Mentors.

    These 8 areas when managed with passion and discipline can be a road to wealth and success. However when the areas are mismanaged they can lead to problems, sleepless nights, criminal charges, and outright financial failure. In other words most entrepreneurs can make enough money to get into trouble, but not enough to get out of trouble!

    This course is taught by Billy R. Williams, PhD, President – Inspire a Nation Business Mentoring and the Williams Family Agency Investment Group. www.inspireanation.org

    Dr. Williams began his business career with a start-up insurance agency in 2004 and has built it into a group of business partners from different industries that generate over $600 Million a year in new and renewal sales.

    His ability to teach this course is not only based on his successes in business, but his failures, lack of discipline in key areas of business, and the multitude of mistakes he has made throughout his business career. Yet, with God’s grace and mercy, he has managed to grow the company, increase the earnings and quality of life of 1000’s of business owners, their staff members, and the families that depend on them.

    Along with Dr. Williams there will be awesome guest presenters that will share their faith based business successes and failures and how by keeping their biblical principles in the forefront of everything they do in business, they are able to compete and win in the business world.

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    Have your bibles, laptops, tablets, and notepads ready as we will have real world, hands-on set up of free business and marketing processes to help you grow your faith-based business.


    To register: http://bit.ly/icecreamconfcall

    What: ICECREAM Business Lessons Faith Based Business Leaders Tend to Learn the Hard Way, 4 Part Conference Call Series - http://bit.ly/icecreamconfcall

     

    When: Monday Evenings from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Central Time Zone (8 PM Eastern, 6 PM Mountain, 5 PM Pacific) - http://bit.ly/icecreamconfcall

    Starting Monday 11/14/2016 - Last Session: Monday 12/5/2016 - http://bit.ly/icecreamconfcall

     

    Who should attend? Both faith based and non-faith based business leaders that want to learn how to follow ethical, time-tested, bible based principles that will allow them to not only compete, but win in their chosen niche and/or profession. http://bit.ly/icecreamconfcall

     

    The sessions are moderated by Billy R. Williams, PhD., President - Inspire a Nation Business Mentoring (www.inspireanation.org), and each session will have featured guest speakers sharing their faith based business experiences, wisdom, and expertise. http://bit.ly/icecreamconfcall

     


  • Fri, October 07, 2016 6:41 AM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    Watch this short video on text messaging

    https://youtu.be/wErk-6n-qds


  • Wed, September 21, 2016 10:46 AM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    From Dr. Billy R. Williams, President – Williams Family Investment Group & Inspire a Nation Business Mentoring:

    “As an insurance agent mentor and coach I am asked the same two questions everyday . . . What can I do to generate more leads and how do I properly pay and bonus my staff to get the best production out of them?”

    According to Jim Collins, “The purpose of a compensation plan is not to get the “wrong” people doing the right things, but to help you get the “right” people on the bus and keep them there.”

    Insurance agencies have changed every way they do business to compete in today’s marketplace, except the one that costs the most – Compensation.  Hourly and Salary wages entitle staff to get their full pay whether or not they do their job; then they expect a raise every year – regardless of the agency’s profitability. 

    Bonuses are offered to hopefully motivate staff but become either an entitlement or “request” to raise performance standards if staff wants the extra money, and as many agents have learned the hard way, unmotivated staff are rarely influenced by bonus money.

    Join me and my special guest Tom Baker of Catalyst Insurance Systems on a web meeting Monday September 26, 2016 at 3 PM Eastern ( 2 PM Central, 1 PM Mountain and 12 PM Pacific) as we give you real answers to real questions.

    Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6129079512431742722

    Tom Baker, Insurance Systems Architect, and the team at Catalyst Insurance Systems, deliver to their agency clients – a completely customizable compensation program that is based on staff performance. Their Performance-Based Compensation Plan is designed to attract, maintain, and motivate staff while giving them an opportunity to earn more and have a vested interested in the agency’s growth and profitability. 


  • Wed, September 21, 2016 10:45 AM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    Free, Downloadable, Excel Training Course w/ Screen Captures!

    The ability to understand and use the functionality of a spreadsheet is quickly becoming a lost art. Because of this, many businesses are spending a lot of unnecessary money to rent prospect and customer contact lists and information that already resides in their company database; they just don’t know how to get it out (export it), properly format it to work with other technology tools such as their email and phone systems (format the spreadsheet), and use it to help grow their business.

    Click Here to download the free course


  • Wed, April 20, 2016 11:25 AM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)
    MP3 Audio Role Play of an Insurance Agency Production Forecast Meeting: Click here to listen
     
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    Use a Production Forecast/Training meeting to take back control of your business.

    MP3 Audio Role Play of an Insurance Agency Production Forecast Meeting: Click here to listen



    In the kid's movie Wall-E, technology made humans in the future lazy and unproductive. Unfortunately not only can over use of technology make you lazy when it comes to operating your small business, it can also decrease or eliminate the human interaction side of running a small business.

    Often I see small business owners that are clueless when it comes to the knowledge base of their staff; completely unaware of the frustrations that team members are feeling about their job; and offering little to no training support to the very people they depend on to keep the business operating smoothly. FYI . . .giving orders and complaining about performance is not training

    If you have a high employee turn over rate, It usually has a direct link to a lack of training, accountability, and support. Staff doesn't come in to the office wanting to fail and often they will quit before that get too deep into a failing culture.

    Business owners: Don't just rely on your team emailing you their results, at least once a month (We recommend weekly!) conduct an in-person (face to face or phone) Production Forecast/Training Meeting and take back control of your small business.

    Here is a short excerpt of a production review meeting that should occur in an insurance agency. If you are not an insurance agency, simply modify the conversation for your industry.

    Click here to listen to the role play. 

    or http://inspireanation.org/resources/Audio%20Files/6%20Min%20Intro%20Core%20Processes%20audio%204%2018%202016.mp3
     

    E-Book Release Promotion - Free download on Wednesday April 20th. The book is no longer free after April 20th

    Preview the e-book on our website – www.inspireanation.org or on Amazonhttp://amzn.com/B01DIE5TBO

    Is it time to pull your head out of the clouds when it comes to operating your insurance agency?

    A business is a promise to consumers that your company will deliver certain products and services in a professional, knowledgeable, and efficient manner. 

    A business without a business plan is a business that is making promises that it has spent very little time preparing to keep. 

    An insurance agency that doesn't live up to its promises not only fails as a business, but it endangers the quality of life of every customer that depends on the guidance and expertise of the insurance agent that sold them the policy.



     
    Active Members: The Last 5 items added to the Video Library:
    1. The 20 Core Agency Processes Hyperlinks
    2. Rate Increase Role Play Audio
    3. Establishing Business Referral Partner - Short Video
    4. Professional Newsletter Templates provided in the Data Super Center
    5. Daily/Weekly/Monthly Tasks Schedule 2016 Update

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  • Mon, March 28, 2016 2:02 PM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    A business is a promise to consumers that your company will deliver certain products and services in a professional, knowledgeable, and efficient manner. 

    A business without a business plan is a business that is making promises that it has spent very little time preparing to keep

    An insurance agency that doesn't live up to that promise not only fails as a business but it endangers the quality of life of every customer that depends on the guidance and expertise of the insurance agent that sold them the policy.

    Preview the e-book on our website – www.inspireanation.org or on Amazon http://amzn.com/B01DIE5TBO

    E-Book Release Promotion - Free download on Tuesday March 29th and Wednesday March 30th. The book is no longer free after March 30th. http://amzn.com/B01DIE5TBO



  • Mon, October 26, 2015 10:05 AM | Billy R. Williams, PhD. (Administrator)

    With all the fancy technology and social media tools available today it is easy to forget the basic marketing tools and processes that have been used to create many millionaire business owners.

    I want to take a moment and dust off one of those processes . . . The Word, Excel Spreadsheet, Outlook, email merge.

       

     

    Click here to download a screen capture document that explains (in pictures) how to perform a Word, Excel Spreadsheet, Outlook, Email Merge.

    If you want to send a document to many people via email, but you want it to be personalized (such as ensuring each person is addressed individually), use Word/Excel/Outlook for an email merge. In other words, each message you send out has similar language but certain parts of the message are unique and personalized.

    An example of this might be an auto insurance renewal that’s coming up for prospects, and their current insurance company is taking a rate increase. You want to send out a marketing email to each person — all 170 of them that has information such as their current vehicles, x-date, current insurance carrier, and the producer they worked with in the agency.


    An example email would go something like this:

    “Hi Bob. This is Billy with the BMS Insurance agency. We spoke in June about your auto insurance, but you decided to stay with the ???? insurance company. According to our records your 2015 Toyota Camry is coming up for an auto insurance renewal on Jan 15, 2016. Our records also show that your current insurance provider, ???? insurance has filed for a rate increase that could impact the rates you currently pay. Bob, I hope you will take a moment and allow me to review your coverage options and compete for your insurance before you possibly pay more money without getting a second opinion.”

    As long as the personalized information underlined is provided under a column on the spreadsheet, you can merge it into the email.

    Use Word, Excel, and Outlook to send out an email to each of them, addressed and personalized, just to—and for—them.

    (Active members can locate more detailed training in the Automation and Technology section of the Video Library)

    Click here to download a screen capture document that explains (in pictures) how to perform a Word, Excel Spreadsheet, Outlook, Email Merge.

     

    Provided as a courtesy by

    Dr. Billy R. Williams

    President - Inspire a Nation Business Mentoring

    www.inspireanation.org

     

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