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Unleash Your Full Potential

Elite, custom, and private mentoring that drives successful benefits leadership


This is your opportunity to change your life

and achieve higher levels of effectiveness, impact, and inspiration.

Discover Your Power

Learn how to shatter your past performance levels.

Accelerate Your Growth

Make exceptional progress with NextGen Benefits' Executive Mentorship

Maximize Your Capabilities

Take your mindset, productivity, leadership skills, and results to a completely new level.

Health Care's Big Lie

Download the report that has Executives across the U.S. crying foul on Status Quo Health Care Plans

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By engaging the Executive Mentorship, you will discover: ​


Faster and easier progress with NextGen Benefits

NextGen Benefits insider strategies & success hacks

A focused implementation action plan with accountability

Powerful clarity around your personal and professional goals and desired outcomes

Prioritization techniques using the Focus Compass and ADO principles to free you for your most valuable activities

CEO Leadership mindset and successful personal branding

Profound fulfillment and significant achievements

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Don't Let Your Career Stall

It's not a question of if, but when... Career advancement slows for even the most capable people. But there is good news!  You can work one-on-one with our Nextgen Expert, Nelson Griswold, to clearly define your vision, strategize on making an actionable plan, and build a network to make your dreams become a reality.

Meet Your Mentor

Nelson Griswold, Founder & President of NextGen Benefits, has personally mentored and coached the leaders of some of the nation's premier independent benefits firms and top companies including Aflac, Aon, Humana, Washington National, HUB, and Zywave. After working with Nelson, many of his clients have won top growth awards & industry recognition.

Three of Nelson's clients have been honored as "Benefit Adviser of the Year" by Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) magazine, two were honored as "Broker of the Year Finalists" by BenefitsPRO magazine, and numerous clients have been named by EBA as "Rising Stars in Advising" and "Top Women in Benefits Advising." Scores of his clients have spoken at benefits and health care events.


Nelson Griswold

President, NextGen Benefits

Nelson's clients have one thing in common ... they already are successful but desire to become more effective with NextGen Benefits and more impactful and inspirational to those they lead. As one of his mentoring clients, you work with Nelson personally to become more effective based on your level of NextGen expertise, your desired outcomes and priorities... and your vision.

Your mentoring program is customized and tailored to your real­world needs. Nelson brings expertise in NextGen Benefits, over 30 years of best and "next" practices, plus the tools you need to achieve the superior results you desire, faster and easier.


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    Elite Mentorship Program

    6 Month Engagement includes:

    • 2 Peer Group Retreats [Groups Limited to 14 People]
    • 6 One-on-One Calls with Nelson
    • 12 Bi-Monthly Live Coaching and Q&A Zoom Meetings
    • Voxer Communication between Calls & Meetings
    • Peer Group Forum
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    Exclusive One-On-One Mentorship Program

    6 Month Engagement includes:

    • One Day, In-Person Mentoring Session at Nelson's Office
      • LeadershipStrategic Planning Session to Develop
        • Your Vision
        • Strategy
        • Objectives
        • Action Plan
      • Personalized Coaching Intensive
    • One Day, In-Person Mentoring Session at Your Office
    • 12 Bi-Monthly 60-Minute Video-Call Mentoring Sessions
    • Key Introductions by Nelson for Business & Influence 
    • Voxer Communication between Calls & Meetings


The real game-changer for us was meeting Nelson Griswold in 2012. Working with Nelson, we've reinvented our agency and grew revenue by 55% over just the first two years. 


All of this is a direct result of working with Nelson. We've worked with him for over six years now and it has been an incredible investment for us.

Tim Olson

Presidet, The Olson Group | Omaha, NE 2015 Benefit Adviser of the Year

Working with Nelson has changed my life. He isn't easy on me. He pushes me. He challenges me. He'll call me out if I sound remotely stale. Nelson has my utmost respect and gratitude. I love him.


After three years of working with Nelson, I am reenergized and driven. We really are breaking the benefits status quo and making a huge difference for our clients and their employees. Last year we grew our revenue 64% and I'm having more fun than I've had in years!  

Jeffrey Fox

Principal, HJ Spier | Indianapolis, IN