Advisers are well aware of the importance of acquiring and using people skills in order to succeed as financial professionals. They know they need to draw out the information needed to provide quality targeted advice to clients.
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About Carol Pocklington
Carol Pocklington - Human Behavior Solutions Analyst
Carol is a member of our research and development team assisting in the development of our behavioral products.
She has worked with Hugh Massie since 2001 since the Financial DNA understanding concept was conceived.
Carol's DNA Natural Behavior Style is - Facilitator
Carol is a Facilitator. Facilitators are persistent, goal-oriented people who promote team effort in order to complete tasks. Facilitators lead by setting examples and by achieving goals. Their strong work ethic encourages others to excel and they have an excellent ability to deal calmly yet firmly with people using a facilitative style.
Entries by Carol Pocklington
If the measure of being a successful adviser is to be productive how important is it to really understand all aspects of your prospective clients life?
Building a relationship is the basic requirement that enables a trusted exchange of information to take place. Such a trusted relationship becomes even more critical when the information to be shared touches sensitive or personal areas of the lives we lead.
How are you navigating the different behavioral styles and emotions of your clients? Are you sticking to the same script for every client?
Independent research shows that the behavioral management of clients is 93.6% of the financial planning process, leaving the tactical management of investments at 6.4%. Where are you spending your time?
How much do you know about your financial advisor? How well are they managing their own life plans?