Meet Brooke Sarratt, an independent insurance agency owner in Fort Worth Texas. Her agency- White Slate helps families and small to medium businesses with insurance packages that fit their needs and wants.
In this throwback episode of the Power Women in Insurance Podcast, Brooke shares her insurance journey with the host Teresa Kitchens. She shares how she started with cold calling large commercial insurance agencies and later fell in love with the industry.
Listen in to learn what it takes for a woman to start and run her own insurance agency. You will also learn what Brooke is doing to help women in the insurance industry, especially those who are just starting.
- Rising from a stay at home mom to an insurance agency owner.
- The importance of keeping a positive mind and right attitude when running a business.
- Helping others as a form of giving back.
- The power of working with people you like as a way to keep your business’s value.
- [0:25] Who is Brooke Sarratt?
- [1:48] She shares her journey from being a stay at home mom to an entrepreneur.
- [4:04] How her voice became her strength during her cold calling days.
- [7:22] Why she would like to get back to cold calling even though she isn’t doing it now.
- [9:05] Brooke shares how running her agency has become her biggest accomplishment.
- [11:51] How journaling keeps Brooke focused with gratitude and a positive mind.
- [15:20] How she is reaching out to help other women in the insurance industry refocus in the same way she was helped before.
- [20:59] Brooke shares her Shakubuku moment- learning to work with clients she likes.
- [23:47] How to set free or let go of rude and disrespectful clients.
- [26:52] Why it is hard to start an insurance agency and keep its value.
- [28:23] Why women in the insurance industry should reach out for support from other women in the same industry.
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Sterling Insurance Group’s Website: https://www.sterlinginsnow.com
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Agency website: https://www.WhiteSlateIns.com
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