Tag Archive


ACA advantage agents Anthem Blue Cross Blue Cross Blue Shield business California costs Covered California Doctors Enrollment family Folsom gay Granite Bay health health care reform healthcare reform health insurance Health Net health plans hiking history individual insurance Kaiser marketing marriage Medi-Cal Medicaid medicare money Obamacare pictures Plans Rates reform Roseville Sacramento Small Business small group social media Transgender water

My evolving skepticism about sales and business

Since there is no glimmer of hope on the horizon and I have evolved my own special contempt for managers eagerly exploiting consumers, there is little to do except walk away from the burning trash heap of marketing lies and greed.

Read More...

Medical Loss Ratio should include commissions

Even though entry level base commissions have been cut, insurance companies have not abandoned all monetary incentives for their outside sales representatives.

Read More...

UC Davis, SARTA awarded $1 M to reinvent the wheel

It highly unlikely that this AgStart-Tech-Center of innovation will be able to add much to California other than becoming another impoverished program begging for tax dollars every year.

Read More...

My days as a salesman are over

My “fire in the belly”, as sales professionals call it, has been extinguished. I’ll stick to what makes the passion bubble inside of me which is helping and educating people.

Read More...

Chick-fil-A PR success or disaster?

Can I be Chik-fil-A just for a day for the publicity? Dan is more than welcome to start either an appreciation day or protest against my positions.

Read More...

Healthcare Reform Specialist Certificate? Marketing gimmick

Even though I have read most of the original PPACA text, blogged in support of the ACA, have a page dedicated to healthcare reform benefits on my website and sent out thousands of tweets on the #ACA, I’m not a real specialist until I pay $600.

Read More...

Starbucks launches campaign to sell coffee, create jobs

Starbucks has branded their bags of coffee, travel mugs and wrist bands with a heavily patriotic motif of red, white and blue colors and a catchy moniker “Indivisible” just in time for 4th of July.

Read More...

Health Insurance Companies Embrace Healthcare Reform Benefits As Marketing Tool

Health insurance companies have lovingly embraced healthcare reform and want to shout the good news on billboards.

Read More...

Marketing Medicare: What Agents Can’t Say or Do

Even though some of the rules may seem overly restrictive and cumbersome, they have been put in place to protect the Medicare population.

Read More...

Day 21 of 21 Day Challenge: The Pace Has Been Set

The biggest reward has been reminding myself that I can set “stretch goals” and put the time in to achieve them.

Read More...