For the first time in my life I can commiserate with people who are losing their livelihood because of a government action. Just as some workers have been displaced because the government outlawed a product, changed an environmental regulation, or enacted a trade deal that smothered their industry, I too am on the receiving end of government legislation that will decimate my income. If Obamacare is repealed and the subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans ceases, I will lose 90% of my clients.
It wasn’t until I transitioned into a career of insurance sales that I heard the term producer applied to people. Insurance companies label the agents who sell their insurance products as producers, as in producing sales. Previously, I only thought that milk cows were producers. In the insurance game you are either producing sales or […]
From the earliest marketing of Covered California it was obvious that this new health insurance Marketplace exchange would be more of a sales organization as opposed to a consumer advocate for health insurance. A recently published document entitled Sales and Outreach Skills directed toward Certified Enrollment Counselors and Navigators reinforces the appearance that Covered California […]
We need to seriously consider a national tax on gun and ammunition sales to fund the support and expansion of mental health services in our communities to intervene with help.
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.
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.
Two young women, late teens to early twenties, have been going door to door alledgely selling magazine subscriptions. Their pitch is that they are part of Bayside Church and they are selling magazine subscriptions as a way to earn points to go to camp.
I would rather listen to 3rd graders drag their finger nails across the chalk board than listen to anymore of these “Closer” talks.
My friend and employer had built a very comfortable lifestyle financed largely in part from sales to government agencies. Are not your sales aiding and abetting the very institutions you feel are the root cause for America’s decline?