Teachers As Agents

What Makes A Teacher A Good Insurance Agent?

As a teacher, you have several qualities that will help you become a good agent. For example, good communication skills, patience, understanding, perseverance will only add value to your business.

Key AreasTeachersMax Life Insurance Agent
Good Listening Skills
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Agents must be able to listen for the financial goals a prospect wants to achieve. Agents listen to clients and assess their learning style, which helps agents make informed recommendations.
Good Presentation Skills
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Agents are always presenting information, either one on one or in a seminar situation much like a classroom.
Making Complicated Topics Simple
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Whether it's helping a client define their financial goals or appreciate the differences between annuities, agents, like teachers, know how to break down information into bite-size pieces, making it easy to understand and move forward.
Developing Relationships
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Like teachers, agents are experts at fielding questions and developing relationships that are based on trust, sometimes creating a connection that has a lifetime impact.
Organising
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Class is in session every time an agent sits in an interview with a prospect or a client. Agents educate them and show them the positive impact helping them achieve financial security can have on their lives.
Discipline
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Agents, like teachers or coaches possess the discipline to enjoy the freedom the career offers. Agents have the discipline to get things done in a timely manner.
Emotional Connection
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Satisfaction - It's not just skills that make it easy to transition from teaching to becoming a financial professional. Many teachers find their new career provides the same feelings of satisfaction they got from the classroom, by helping people reach a better place in their lives.
Coaching
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An insurance agent is like a coach, supporting people to achieve their goals, with goal setting, encouragement and answering questions.
Team Building
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Good coaches know which members to trust in a team just the way an agent identifies and works with other financial advisors.
Flexibility
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Agents have the freedom and flexibility to set their own schedules, working around their family's schedule.
Compensation
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As a financial professional, you are paid in direct proportion to your efforts. A career as an insurance agent has unlimited earning potential. Agents are compensated based strictly on their efforts and the results they achieve.
 
 
 
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