PFA Power Couple: Thanh & Philip

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Haley Piper

Marriage is difficult. Some say it is the most difficult thing you’ll ever do. So what happens when you mix marriage and business together? Well, Premier Financial Alliance can tell you all about it!

PFA has multiple sets of agent couples who work together to achieve success with PFA’s turnkey marketing platform. Throughout the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of our most successful agent couples, and finding out how they make marriage and business work together. 

Our first couple is Philip Dang and Thanh Trang Bach Nguyen. They have been with PFA since 2016 and have achieved great success working side-by-side. Philip and Thanh decided to join PFA and work as a pair after attending a few PFA workshops. They soon realized several PFA values - happiness, hope, and providing protection and stability to families - are aligned with the values and beliefs they hold in their personal lives.

“We believe in serving and helping others in our community… with PFA, we can do that.”

The key to success, says Philip and Thanh, is being a support system for your partner. You have to be willing to celebrate the successes with them, as well as be a shoulder to cry on when a meeting doesn’t go their way. Thanh told us a story about when she first joined PFA, she was attempting to tell a potential customer about living benefits, but they rejected her fairly harshly and Thanh was hurt. Philip was there to provide comfort and encourage her through the experience. He reminded her that there would be other clients in the future that would say “yes,” and they had to keep trying so they could help those people by introducing them to what PFA has to offer. 

Philip also believes that he and Thanh became closer after they started working together because they now have more opportunities to be around each other. “We spend our time traveling to and from appointments, workshops, or conventions chatting with each other in the car. We laugh with each other and get to connect more since we are together more often now,” he told us. 

Thanh says, “one of the benefits of being business partners is the opportunity to learn even more about each other. We are learning each other’s strengths and weaknesses, and are then able to help each other out by filling in where the other may fall short - which then translates over into our family and home life. Due to being business partners, we have learned to appreciate each other more and make it a point to cheer each other on.”

Philip and Thanh have a few words of wisdom for other couples who are business partners. They say, “you need to have passion for what you do. Give yourself time and be patient when you begin working with PFA. It is not always so simple to be successful. It takes hard work and dedication. In any kind of business, there will be ups and downs. Do not give up on yourself. If you believe PFA has great values and has a lot to offer you, stick with it. Believe in PFA, in your partner, in your leaders, your team, and yourself. Don't compare yourself with others, but learn how to be a better agent from successful PFA agents and other couples. Appreciate leaders who teach you great lessons at workshops, meetings, and conventions. Be a good PFA agent who is serving with dignity and humility like our CEO, David Carroll.”

Thank you so much for sharing your story, Philip and Thanh! We know you will continue to be successful at Premier Financial Alliance. 

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