Episode 153: Amazing Agency Legacy Continues with Monica Elsom

Over the last 35+ years as a proud independent insurance agent, I’ve met so many amazing people and agents across North America who have simply incredible business stories. After I learned more about Monica Elsom and her story, I was touched deeply by this agency entrepreneur’s extraordinary, relentless drive, passion, and determination after her world was devastated in the worst possible way. You will be inspired by Monica’s journey and contributions to so many….so far. Of course, the best is yet to come.

Key Takeaways:

  • Monica shares how she carried on her husband’s insurance agency after his unexpected death.
  • Following her instinct to just immediately step in and keep the business going
  • Her entire team gives back to the community in the form of volunteer work with other organizations
  • The recognition she gains is not solely about her, it is about her team.

 

About our Guest:

Monica Elsom is the owner and operator of Insurance Pacific Inc. After the unexpected tragedy of her husband’s passing, Monica immediately stepped in to take over the business.  She has grown the business to provide her services in nine states. Insurance Pacific Inc is a team of 11 women from all over Oregon, giving them a unique understanding of the diverse demographics.  Monica attributes her great success mainly due to this team and their ability to “determine each individual’s or organization’s unique exposures” and the overall support they give to each other.

Monica is a firm believer in giving back to the community including Board President and volunteer at Rimrock Trails Treatment Center.

Https://insurepacific.com

 

Until next time, get out there and make a difference, be unstoppable, and leave no regrets!

 

Mike Stromsoe
The Unstoppable Profit Producer
Call 800-770-9984
Email [email protected]

Episode 120:This IA’s Making a Global Impact

Susan Shaw is an insurance agent that is trying to make a difference, not just for our clients but for the world overall.  Join Susan and I as we discuss the impact she is making through her agency, her volunteer work, and her fundraising endeavors that are making a difference in thousands of lives. Susan shows us what it means to live in alignment with your integrity.

Highlights:

  • Her path to taking over her father’s insurance company and growing into something that gives back to the community as a whole
  • Her time working in the Chamber of Commerce mentoring upcoming small business owners
  • Her daughter’s initiative to start Goals for Bowls which helps feed people in need in other countries.
  • Inspiring others to help achieve these global goals and vision
  • Her adventures in Botswana including run away hippos and being pulled over for suspicion of human trafficking
  • How these experiences have changed her global outlook on life
  • Her thoughts and suggestions for business entrepreneurs who have been thinking of attempting to make a difference in the community

 

About our Guest:

Susan C. Shaw – Chief Operating Officer

Susan, as COO, is the engine that drives Goals For Bowls. As a super soccer mom, she sites her greatest passions as watching Sarah play “the beautiful game” and serving others in her community and around the world. She serves on several non-profit boards across DFW and spends hundreds of hours volunteering each and every year for various causes that are close to her heart. You can find her networking at various HEB Chamber of Commerce events, shipping #GFB products from Shaw Insurance Agency in Hurst, TX, fundraising all over DFW, and taking pictures behind the camera on mission trips! We could not do what we do without Mama Shaw, our real “MVP”!

 

Goals For Bowls:  https://goalsforbowls.com/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/susan-shaw-1230a9a/

Shaw Insurance Agency:  https://www.shawinsuranceagency.com/

 

 

Until next time, get out there and make a difference, be unstoppable, and leave no regrets!

 

Mike Stromsoe
The Unstoppable Profit Producer
Call 800-770-9984
Email [email protected]

Episode 85: Your Local Market Domination Through Gratitude

Having started in the corporate world and moving into insurance, Kim Angeli left that world to follow her true passion, teaching business owners how to wow clients, increase revenue and inspire referrals.   I am excited to have her join us today to discuss how gratitude led her to her new career and a driven passion for business to use the Nextdoor app to stay connected with your community.

Highlights:

  • Kim’s background in the corporate and insurance world
  • The attitude of gratitude
  • The purpose and success of the Nextdoor app
  • The power of your raving fans

 About our Guest:

Kim Angeli is a unique entrepreneur with a diverse background. Kim is known globally as the creator of The Grateful Box®, Grumpy to Grateful and Nextdoor Business Mastery Programs. She is passionate about teaching business owners how to WOW clients, increase revenue and inspire referrals.  She began her career after graduating from East Carolina University with Campbell Soup Sales, transitioned to technology, helping Sprint bring the first digital mobile phone to the world and her final Corporate America job at Cisco Systems. After finding herself in the “dot com bust” she started her insurance agency from scratch 11 days after 9/11. After 15 years of owning, growing and merging insurance agencies under her practice she sold that practice and took the leap into inspiring grateful living around the world.  Kim has been featured in Business News Daily, Authority Magazine, Reminder Media Stay Paid Podcast and is a sought after keynote speaker on her programs, including An Attitude of Gratitude in the Workplace, How to take a grumpy client to grateful, and giving business owners strategies to WOW clients.  When she is not speaking and teaching, you will find her traveling with her husband, daughter and black lab. She is also an avid boater, reader and spa junkie.  You will also find her hanging out with her Rotary Family around the world serving others.

www.kimangeli.com

[email protected]

 

Until next time, get out there and make a difference, be unstoppable, and leave no regrets!

Mike Stromsoe
The Unstoppable Profit Producer
Call 800-770-9984
Email [email protected]

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