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Power Women In Insurance


Together we are stronger! On the Power Women Insurance Podcast, we get to ask the questions about how to excel and thrive in the insurance industry as a POWER Woman in this space.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Teresa Kitchens

In this episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens discusses goal setting and accountability for her own goals in 2021, how she is ending 2022, and how we should see goal-setting as we move forward in the new business world that we live in.

Episode Highlights:

  • Teresa mentions that she made an episode last year about her goals for 2021. (2:06)
  • Teresa discusses her main goal for the past year. (3:40)
  • Teresa believes that she has met about 50% of her 2021 goals. (6:13)
  • Teresa mentions that just because something didn’t work doesn’t mean we failed. (8:13) 
  • Teresa shares what she has learned this year with her team. (8:55)
  • Teresa discusses another huge success for her and her team. (11:04)
  • Teresa mentions that she encourages everyone to say “what do we want to learn for the year moving forward?” rather than “what are our goals?” (12:28)
  • Teresa explains why she’s not going to micromanage her team. (16:22)
  • Teresa mentions team building with different locations as one of her goals. (21:05)
  • Teresa expresses her gratitude for the fact that, while they did not meet all of their goals this year, they did meet the majority of them. (23:36)
  • Teresa believes she is blessed by the community, her team, and her book of business. (31:54) 
  • Teresa explains the concept of and how it helps her. (33:03)
  • Teresa expresses heartfelt love and appreciation for the insurance industry. (37:26)

Key Quotes:

  • “I want to be really honest because I think as women, we need to feel like we have each other’s backs. And I think we can’t do that unless we are authentic.” – Teresa Kitchens
  • “I’m honored that even though we didn’t achieve our goals this year, we achieved most of them.” – Teresa Kitchens
  • “If we can approach things with love, and a calm approach of loving every moment and saying, ‘Where can I improve?’ and being open to that growth, maybe even with that person, if that person is willing to stay in community with you, then we are successful.” – Teresa Kitchens

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