Kenneth Flint, Associate Dean, College of Business, Western Carolina University.
Our Entrepreneur's Academy; what participants want you to know:
“Thanks, Ron! This is something I am incredibly proud of and thankful that I committed to going through your program! We are reaching milestones that have never been achieved in the history of this agency, and it all started when we started working together.” Tyler Richardson Tennessee Agency Manager Country Financial.
I know how everyone is doing sales wise so it motivates me to sell more. And I feel like it keeps all of us in the loop – we have way less instances where a team member doesn’t know a new rule or a change within Allstate. Casey Jones, Agent -Allstate’s Presley Group
“I had begun a new career in the insurance industry and after six months, I realized I needed assistance and asked for Ron. I hired him as my business coach and he helped me implement the tools and talents in his book, On All Cylinders, Succeeding as an Entrepreneur and a Leader. Today my business is thriving. Do yourself a favor and read this book. You won’t be sorry.But you and your business will be transformed.” Paula Barton, Farm Bureau.
“I also wanted to tell you I thought the book is incredible. I had a chance to read it on the plane up to Bloomington last week. I can’t wait to show our reps all of the recognition we received Friday at our agency meeting. Great work, my friend!” Tyler Richardson, Agency Manager, Country Financial, Tennessee
Happy Friday to everyone! Since Friday is “OUR” day here in the TN Agency, I wanted to take an opportunity to celebrate some amazing accomplishments we have achieved:
*5 All Star Qualifiers!!!
-Jared & Joe officially qualified early in the year! Great job getting that done early guys!
-Jeremy qualified for his FIRST All Star last week at ENRICH!! Incredible accomplishment, Jeremy!
-William submitted his P&C units last week to officially qualify for his FIRST All Star!! Way to go, William!
-Kirby paid for life today that qualified him for his 2nd All Star! Way to keep fighting, Kirby!
-Buddy and Ron are still in the fight with a solid chance of qualifying. Let’s be there to support them until the end!
-TN Agency qualified for All Star for the first time in over 6 years!!!
*TN Agency is again, over 100% Total Contest Credits for the Year!
*TN Agency is ranked #9 out of the entire company in Life Credits!!! And 1st in Life Credits in Market 6! National Champions…working our way up to the top slowly but surely!
Congratulations to you all. All of you are putting the work in, and its showing and paying off in a huge way! I’m so proud of our team and what YOU have accomplished this year. Let’s keep the momentum up! Thank you for everything you all do!!
Have a great weekend everyone! Tyler RichardsonTennessee Agency Manager, COUNTRY Financial®
“I would highly recommend Ron Robinson for anyone looking to grow and expand their business! Ron brought a better understanding of focus and organization that I’ve never used before in my 9 years as a business owner. He was patient and understanding and highly involved in my growth and success. For any business owner either brand new or seasoned reach out to Ron and let him help you grow your focus and in turn grow your success!! Thank you Ron for the many years of friendship and help in my business!”
Hey Coach Ron!
I think for me personally it was the challenge of moving to a new area. Not knowing anyone made me must get out of my comfort zone and actually market myself in the community. I never had to do that with Farm Bureau. Also the culture and people on our team helped to elevate me to ask more of myself and my team.
William Styles, Insurance Broker, Country Financial
"One of Ron's strengths is his never-ending optimism. He showed me that in the midst of the challenges we faced this year, there were opportunities to grow the business. Then he helped me identify those opportunities and develop strategies to go after them. Any business seeking growth should contact Ron today (don't wait for tomorrow)!
Owner- 88 Key Solutions"
Thank you again for all your insight and business development! “Coach Ron was a huge asset to my insurance and financial services business. His book helped us identify some issues we were having inside our organization, and gave us the tools to improve and correct them. Our 1-on-1 sessions each week were key to developing a system that set us up for success and growth moving forward. Thank you for everything, Coach!” Jared Dunn, The Dunn Agency, Country Financial
Thank you again for speaking this morning. You did a great job as usual and the content was relevant to the attendees and today’s business environment.
I noticed the attendees were engaged in what you were saying and not looking at their phones. I have good news for you… you have 5 businesses that would like you to contact them for additional information. We rescued the sheets from the tables and saved the ones that had contact information on them. This would be a great story and testimonial if you got business from the following names listed below. From CeCe Hipps”
Thank you for returning as a speaker for our November Issues and Eggs meeting. Your presentation on rebound strategies was incredibly insightful, especially during these trying times.”
Haywood Chamber of Commerce CeCe, Kim and Taylor
“The program allowed our group to take an honest look at ourselves and ID what is important. But most importantly, develop an action plan/accountability plan.” Ronnie Robinson, Country Financial
“You facilitated an incredible meeting, Ron! You knew when to step in, when to let us continue and solve problems. The way you ask questions to lead us into conversation is truly inspiring.” Tyler Richardson, Country Financial
“Ron is super amazing. Would love to hear ore. Next time, tell us to shut up so you can talk. lol” Jeremy Holderfield. Country Financial
“A very unifying experience. Ron truly cares about helping our business succeed”.
Joe Easley, Country Financial
“Very structured and organized, great material”
Jared, Country Financial
“His knowledge and strategies opened up the room to conversations that needed to grow.”
Drew Owens, Country Financial
“Overall, I had a great experience and felt like we covered a lot of ground. Glad he let us be an individual group, as well as, keep us on track.”
Kirby Beverly, Country Financial
“You did more for my management team in 3 months than I was able to do in two years.”
Dave Natysin, RVP, retired, McDonald’s
“Thank you for making my management shine.”
Karen Wallace, Executive Director, Fontana Regional Library
“Ron makes management personal. He brings together salaried and hourly personnel and crafts them into a functional and successful business team. The impact of his teaching may still be seen in the work family of that organization.”
Robert Jumper, Editor, One Feather newspaper.
“Ron’s ideas and strategies have helped our law firm in and outside the courtroom. His blog and book are must reads for anyone wanting to grow their business, no matter what field.”
Andrew Leroy, Bautista and Leroy law firm.
“Ron worked with our entire crew at City Lights bookstore and really helped us see the interactions between different aspects of our business and how we could improve our processes to become better booksellers.”
Chris Wilcox, Owner, City Lights Bookstore
“Ron is a positive leader who knows how to help others be their best. I’ve worked with him in Jackson County and been nothing but impressed. Two thumbs up!!! “
Bill Ogletree, PhD, Communications Department Head, Health and Human Sciences, WCU
“Ron has served as a speaker for several of our business meetings. He never disappoints and always delvers a stellar, to the point and meaningful presentation. He is a well diverse speaker on a variety of topics that any size business can benefit from.”
President Haywood Chamber of Commerce
“A huge thank you fo Ron for the time you spent with our team…great wisdom presented in a manner which created openness and honesty among the team.” Robin Bailey Callahan, Program Director, Cherokee Choices
“Ron’s strategies have turned our team around and we are more productive and cohesive group now.” Tricia C, Manager, Cherokee Choices
“Ron hosted a seminar at our local networking group. He illustrated the fundamentals of collecting and organizing data in order to develop a plan to improve our businesses. He is very informative and helped me view a perspective that I had never explored before.” Lauren Gaddy, Property Social Coordinator
“Ron’s organizational skills and his ability to keep everyone focused and moving forward brought our organization from surviving to thriving.” Linda Potter, Jackson County Public School Librarian
“I have had the pleasure of working with Ron at both the Jackson County Public Library and Jackson Circles of Hope. Ron’s ability to help build consensus while modeling active listening skills has always produced positive results for me. He is joy to work with.” Laura Chapman, Fontana Library System
“Ron was very effective in working with Circles of Hope in Jackson County. His leadership created a proactive sustainable loving organization. He is a deeply ethical person and committed to human and organizational improvement. He is a tremendous inspiration for good in the world. He brings out the best in organizations and people.”
Mary Anne Farrell, Retired Physician
“Ron is an extremely knowledgeable and relational person. He values all perspectives in any issue but has the ability to organize multiple ideas and feedback and guide a group to consensus. Ron is a very positive individual who is very encouraging to work with.”
Lynne Johnson , Retired Educator
“Ron was and is a great asset to Circles of Hope Jackson. He utilized his skills to guide this program to great levels of organization, participation of the community, and funding. His insight and knowledge has been invaluable in the functioning of this program.”
Sheri Turk, Educator, Southwestern Community College