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May I Recommend Chris Burand to You?

Chris Burand is an active consultant in the independent insurance…
April 25, 2017/by OAA Admin

Is There a Future for the Independent Agency?

OAA and its 135 member agencies, held our Annual Success Celebration…
April 18, 2017/by OAA Admin

Scared Spouse

A number of my friends are entrepreneurs or business owners. …
April 11, 2017/by OAA Admin

“You Just Got to Want It More Than Other People” – Russell Westbrook, Thunder Point Guard

    If you are a fan of NBA basketball, you know…
April 4, 2017/by OAA Admin

What’s up with the Unemployment Rate?

I’ve been reading a lot of optimistic news about the future…
March 28, 2017/by OAA Admin

Managing Sales = Managing Activity

When I started in the insurance business, I needed to create…
March 21, 2017/by OAA Admin

Why Do Some (So Many) Small Businesses Fail?

In my last post, I discussed the varying views on how many small…
March 7, 2017/by OAA Admin

Small Business Failure Rate

  Rand Paul, the U.S. Senator and former presidential…
March 1, 2017/by OAA Admin

The Importance of Firing

  I’m reluctant to write about the topic of terminating…
February 21, 2017/by OAA Admin

Persistence

How do you know when you’re going to be successful? I…
February 14, 2017/by OAA Admin

Grow Your Growth Rate – A Lot!

I have a very simple idea, one that everyone knows about, but…
February 2, 2017/by OAA Admin

It’s Time to Make Hay

Ever since the election in November, I’ve been talking to business…
January 25, 2017/by OAA Admin