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How do you make LinkedIn a marketing machine for your business without it becoming overwhelming? Jennifer Darling shares simple questions for you to answer and step-by-step solutions for how to implement the answers to wow your ideal clients from the moment they land on your LinkedIn profile.
Cynthia Zigmund says there can be a range of reasons for a financial advisor to write a book. If done well, it can dive into your business philosophy, showcase your expertise and make a huge difference in connecting with your ideal clients. But many aspiring authors have misconceptions about what creating a useful book entails. She discusses what makes a successful book and how her team at Second City Publishing Services provides resources to ensure a great end result.
Mitch Anthony has been creating innovative discovery approaches for financial advisors to use for more than two decades. In this episode, he talks about the need for curiosity and the need for advisors to get comfortable asking questions that count.
In this episode, LaRae Quy discusses key processes for developing a strong mind, which all start with facing reality and self-awareness. She says, while life can be hard, and pain is inevitable, growth is optional. And she is on a mission to equip people with tools to choose growth and enjoy the results.
Medicare is the most overlooked part of financial planning. It's convoluted, constantly changing and creates minimal revenue. But Medicare planning is a need for all clients who reach age 64. Brian McArthur, creator of the Medicare Execution Process™, provides a way for advisors to have clients look to them for the advice and guidance they most need at this perplexing time.
Meghan Hyland is a Financial Advisor, CFP, MBA student, newlywed, Ironman triathlete and mentor to girls from developing countries. How does she do it all? Discipline. She says while she is disciplined by nature, it is also a skill that she has intentionally nurtured because she has seen how well it has served her and others in the past.
More than 95% of retirees say health is more important than wealth to a successful retirement, yet health and healthcare are the financial planning “wildcards.” Stevyn Guinnip helps advisors understand that health is a critical pillar of wealth and should be a part of comprehensive financial planning for both their clients and themselves. She guides her advisor clients to improve their own health in manageable and sustainable ways so they can better support those they care about and live a happier life with more choices.
Financial advisors are their own worst clients. They rarely do financial or retirement planning for themselves, and most advisors’ business succession plans fail because they never get started. Brooklyn Brock says advisors need to hire a professional to advise them and highlights how to shape your day-to-day activities to ensure you successfully achieve your vision for both your professional and personal lives.
After what has happened over the past couple of years, clients’ biggest issues don’t have to do with the services delivered. It has more to do with how they are feeling and how they think about the future. Julie Littlechild says that there is an opportunity for advisors to cultivate client loyalty, but only if they are bold enough to put aside old assumptions.
Planning for college seems like an abyss full of more uncertainties than answers. Cozy Wittman was in everyone’s shoes with a child wondering how to pay for college. She learned about the extent of where to find money and separates fact from fiction.
It's tough for financial advisors to run a practice, do effective marketing and live a life. Matt Halloran teaches advisors how to use podcasting to amplify their influence while being themselves, letting their passions shine through and creating strong brands that resonate with ideal prospects and centers of influence – all within our highly regulated industry of financial services.
Focusing on people over product leads to creating client relationships that last for generations. David Specht says advisors need to understand that curiosity trumps credentials when bringing lasting value to client relationships.