Yes I believe the agent, me, works for you, the customer. This is no different than any time you are spending money on a product or service. This relationship tends to go better if you appreciate the person providing the product or service. How do you do this?
How do you “appreciate”‘ the person you are paying for a service?
Give them a chance to work for you.
Rather than carrying over the poor previous experience you may have had give your potential new agent the chance to shine without thinking he or she is as bad as the last one.
My ideas are just that, see the previous post on believing in accountability. Some are fact based some are based on the law some are my own logic. Choosing to use them or not to use them is up to you not me. At the end of it all these are your insurance policies I might just help you buy them smarter.
All of the above remains true. I would adjust it to say, most are fact based and all are then complimented by;
I believe in accountability. I also know that there are a lot of pretty simple ideas and concepts that if followed can really impact your rates, your coverage and maybe your impression of insurance. Hey if you have to pay for it it might as well be what you want.
5/11/2015 Not much has changed since the original posting date. Still believe and think exactly as written above. The difference is that the industry has shifted and I now have more ways to help improve your coverage and impression of insurance.