Leslie Shields | It Takes a Village

Wonder Podcast: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Change the World

09-02-2024 • 49分

Leslie Shields is the principal agent and owner of The Shields Agency, a female-driven insurance agency whose goal is to help small businesses and individuals find the right insurance solutions. She started The Shields Agency in 2019, after working for several national insurance agencies for six years. She is the MyEO Women’s National Delegate and the Social Chair for the Fort Worth chapter. Listen in as Leslie talks about how to make a sale, how she started her business, how she navigates being a mom and entrepreneur, and how it takes a village to build a business.


02:23 - Her start

05:26 - Sales Tips

07:04 - What makes a good salesperson

08:13 - Superstars

09:55 - Learning about EO

12:08 - Realization

14:48 - Insights & introspection

18:16 - Juggling responsibilities

20:00 - Asking for help

22:37 - Daily habits

26:27 - It takes a village

27:52 - Looking to 2024

30:13 - EO connections

35:31 - Advice for entrepreneurs

41:15 - Intuition

The Shields Agency: https://www.theshieldsagency.com/

Leslie’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lesliealiceshields/