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5 Pitfalls Of Insurance Comparison Sites

Truth be told, everyone loves to feel like they are getting a bargain, so it only stands to reason that comparison sites are gaining traction. Comparison sites can return numerous quotes after entering your risk information once. This method will always win over...

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5 Cyber Crime Terms

Cyber still seems like a futuristic word to most however, the future is here and the real impact of cyber security breaches are becoming somewhat catastrophic. In a world obsessed with innovation and artificial intelligence, our consistent urge to place everyday human...

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5 Tips For AR’s Working Solo

Working solo isn't for everyone. The ability to self motivate day in and day out can become a real struggle and can often lead to feelings of self doubt. But never fear, the below tips are sure to have you firing on all cylinders daily; 1️⃣ Plan Tasks At the start of...

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10 Function Networking Tips

Does the thought of talking to fellow peers scare you? Are you often lost for conversation and struggle to be included? Do you feel out of place and awkward in social settings? If this sounds like you...it's time to read the below networking tips👇🏽 1️⃣ Make sure you...

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Who Are You?

This is what consumers what to know before they consider buying off you. It’s not enough to have a generic company website as your sole digital footprint, consumers are no longer just using Google to find you, they are searching you on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and...

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Happy New Year 2017🎉

Wishing everyone a safe and happy new year! 2017 is THE YEAR to challenge yourself professionally and smash your career goals. Stay tuned for some fab fresh content from the BreakThruIn2 team, we have a tone of new tricks up our sleeve this year so make sure you...

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5 Reasons People Lack Motivation

Motivation... it's impossible to teach and even harder to put into practise. It's a mindset, powered by a strong vision and desire to achieve a goal or task. We are all capable of a motivational mindset if we choose to be, but there are a number of factors that effect...

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4 Signs You’ve Been Snaked By A Broker

Have you ever got the feeling a fellow Broker knows a little too much about your clients business? Or Have you ever questioned why a fellow Broker would be so keen to talk about a client they do not currently retain? Both are interesting thoughts that consequently...

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4 Reasons To Evaluate Client Happiness

Why should you evaluate client happiness? After all, isn't it obvious a client is happy if they pay their premium? In actual fact, a reward of payment has no bearing on a clients' happiness and satisfaction with your service. Clients who pay premiums year to year...

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How To Write A Media Release

ATTENTION: Authorised Reps Are you wondering why local media outlets aren't knocking on your door begging to feature your business in the local newspaper? Are you thinking, 'Why isn't my business the talk of town?' Do you day dream about being the go to Insurance...

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3 Simple Client Retention Tips

Retaining loyal clients is the number one priority when operating a service based business. The ability to connect with clients' personally reinforces working relationships. How you make clients' feel when they deal with you is extremely important because it not only...

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FAST 5: Escaping Awkward Conversations

In this Edition of FAST 5 you will learn how to escape awkward conversations you may encounter at your next networking function. Below are 5 conversation pointers; 1️⃣ When someone cracks an offensive joke. EXAMPLE - 'Wow John, the offensive nature of that joke was...

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FAST 5: Meeting New Business Clients’

In the 1st Edition of FAST 5 you will learn how to avoid thinking, 'what the heck am i doing?' before you walk into new business meetings. Below are 5 conversation pointers; 1️⃣ When introducing yourself to a new client always lead with a handshake and repeat the...

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3 Do’s & Don’ts Of Blogging

Blogging is the easiest way to communicate who you are (your personal brand) to your clients. Everyone needs background to buy, so it should come as no surprise that potential clients will google your name to find out who you are before they decide to buy from you....

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5 Dodgy Email Signature Tactics

Email signatures have come a long way from the humble beginnings of a name and number. Today we try and cram as much information into email signatures that is humanly possible; everything from head shots, colour logos, website links, social links, industry awards and...

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2 Vital Social Apps For AR’s

Two Social Apps every Authorised Rep (AR) should utilise to strengthen client engagement are; 1️⃣ LinkedIn 2️⃣ Facebook So why are these TWO social platforms vital for AR's? The answer is simple - VISIBILITY. Both LinkedIn and Facebook rank super high on Google in...

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3 SnapChat Fan Hacks

SnapChat is a fun social app that is gaining some serious traction as the preferred app for sharing video and text messaging. If you're a SnapChat fan like me, the below hacks are some fun tips you can use to make your Snaps sensational. 1️⃣ Over The Limit If you have...

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4 Truths About Book Publishing

I didn't know the first thing about publishing before i decided to shop around my manuscript for BreakThru Brokin. I had absolutely no idea who to contact or who would even be interested in a non-fiction business book about Insurance Broking. Let's be real here, it's...

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6 Personal Coaching BreakThru’s

I'm not going to lie, Coaching or being Coached can be a daunting experience. Meeting someone you do not know for the sole purpose of sharing your struggles is pretty darn confronting. Initially it's uncomfortable, but the good news is feeling discomfort is the first...

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3 Website Colour Combinations To Avoid

Colours evoke feelings because instinctively we associate different colours with different emotions. Generally speaking, when we see yellow we feel happy and when we see green we feel relaxed. When colours are stand alone they are clear to interpret but when they are...

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10 Tips For AR Websites

If you operate your own independent AR website it's time to look closely at the experience you are creating for your clients online. A user friendly website suggests that you are well informed of client needs and that you exist to make their life easier. Clients' want...

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4 Signs You Need A Coach

What's all this 'Social Coaching' about? You don't need someone to coach you on being social, you already know how to make small talk with strangers! But Social Coaching is more then just face to face socialising in a room full of people. It's about guiding your...

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4 Questions To Inject Value

Everyone knows they need to provide 'value' to the client but the real question is how? Value is subjective, so employing one strategy across the board for every client unfortunately won't work. One way to ensure all clients are experiencing value, is by asking...

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5 Ways Technology Is Impacting Brokers

Technology. It's not going anywhere and it's only becoming more advanced. Consumer reliance on apps is accelerating with the next generation being more digitally mature then the one before. So how will technology impact the role of Brokers? 1️⃣ Communication Sure...

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4 Socially Awkward Scenarios

There are times we all have a tendency to feel socially awkward. These so called 'times' usually occur in large groups of people where the booze is freely poured and inhibitions are whacked on public display. Now before you jump to conclusions, booze is not the number...

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6 Realities Of Becoming An AR

Have you ever thought about telling the boss you're ready to chuck it all in for the solo Authorised Representative (AR) gig? Well before you start dreaming of luxury holidays and 3 day work week, read the below nuggets of reality; 1️⃣ If you purchased a book of...

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5 Reasons To Like Twitter

I will admit, Twitter isn't for everyone but, for people like me who are obsessed with real time news, it's the best social app to have. It's quick, easy to search and provides a constant stream of real time info on just about everything. Twitter is super handy...

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