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Benefits of Volunteering – What it Can For for YOU!

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Everyone knows that volunteering improves communities and helps other people, but did you know that volunteer work could actually benefit YOU? Would you like to volunteer but think you don’t have the time or means to do so? Think again! Volunteering can be a constructive and fulfilling experience and there are opportunities available for any schedule.…

Teamwork: Working Great Together to Work Great for You

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At Paradiso Insurance, we work as a team to provide you superior service and coverage.  We know that if we are not working well together, we will not be able to give you the best possible insurance experience, so working well together is of the utmost importance to us. In addition to giving you the…

Weather-It’s the Time Your Customers Need You the Most. Where Are You?

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A few weeks back we got  smacked by storm Juno. The snow was up to my waist guys, it was serious. As we were under a travel ban and hoping to find our cars, insurance agents were at home trying to protect their properties… but where were you for your clients? Huge storms affect everyone;…

Protect the Ones You Love- Why Choose an Independent Insurance Agency for your Connecticut Life Insurance Policy?

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If you really think about it, the most important thing you could ever insure is your life, right? I mean, most of us have the standard policies like automotive and homeowners or renters insurance, but those things pale in comparison to YOUR ACTUAL LIFE. I’d say that insuring your life is pretty darn important. When your insuring…

90 Day Check In Meetings

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As employees are the agency’s biggest investment, it is critical you focus on developing employees on a consistent basis. In our experience, when team members only speak to their managers when there is a problem, morale typically decreases. You want to meet quarterly with each member of your team to receive the following benefits: Check…

Incentive Programs that Work!

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Agency Performance Partners just developed the 2015 incentive program for Paradiso Insurance. Apps develops three incentive programs each year for client’s to select from. The three programs are as follows: Pure Reward Accountability Performance Based Pay   The Pure Reward system is designed to provide only bonuses and rewards for positive behavior. For example every…

It’s January! Time to Revisit Everyone’s Job Descriptions

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Yes, welcome 2015!!! It’s a new year and a new opportunity to set clear expectations for your team! Each January when we work with the clients of Agency Performance Partners, we encourage everyone to break out those job descriptions, dust them off and make sure they are on point for your agency’s goals. Too often…

Buy Local-Eat Local-Go Local! I Live a LOCAL Life and Love it!

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By choosing local and independent businesses for your services, shopping, dining and other needs, you not only get real value and personal service, you’re helping: BUILD COMMUNITY! The casual encounters you enjoy at neighborhood–scale businesses and the public spaces around them build relationships and community cohesiveness.Yes your locals are the BEST social networkers you can…

And You Thought You Didn’t Need Earthquake Coverage in Connecticut

* note… this picture is NOT in CT, simply a stock photo. Well, it seems as though our friends in California aren’t the only ones who need earthquake coverage alongside their Connecticut homeowners insurance!  Early Thursday morning, AND NOW THIS MORNING AS WELL, residents in eastern CT, known as the ‘quiet corner of Connecticut,’ reported hearing a load…

Do You Hire on What You Need or What You Think You Need?

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It’s no secret that Paradiso Insurance has been steadily growing since inception, most significantly in the past 5 years. With growth, we need to really assess what we need out of our next hire.  You can say we need another CSR but that may not be accurate. Instead, you need to focus your time, effort…

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