In my journey as a wealth mentor over the last 20 years, and developing a rigorous scientifically based behavioral finance approach for the last 15, I have watched the risk profiling discussion seriously evolve from denigration to one that is being more intelligently embraced and applied. From advisors, clients, compliance departments, and regulators: what is […]
Do you know which of your clients are at risk for: Leaving your practice? Becoming a compliance nightmare? Sabotaging their financial plan? You may have more than you think since customer experience is the internal andsubjective response your clients have to any direct or indirect contact with your firm. The two key words that should […]
Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth? 1998 Rush Hour movie starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker How many times have you been in a situation where you were trying to communicate with someone and it felt you might as well have been talking to the wall? I remember explaining […]
“We treat you like you’d treat you”. This commercial gained tremendous popularity for one reason: for effective service you need your communication styles to match each client’s unique style. I like transactions that are easy, effortless, and fun. Save me some time and the aggravation of not having to wait in a long voicemail “queue” […]
Janet heads up a team of fifteen sales representatives who sell technology solutions in the financial services industry. She is preparing to have a difficult conversation with one of those sales people whose performance has slipped significantly. This will be Janet’s first appraisal with Nicky, a popular, and well-liked member of the sales team. As […]
No one said it would be easy.? Our inboxes and phones are overloaded with emails, texts and voicemails. Our to do lists have grown exponentially. So how do you create a compelling message to capture advisors attention in less than 30 seconds? Todays advisor wants you to: Know their business: what their challenges are and […]
Social media, in all its forms, is an important tool for businesses. When used appropriately, it enables interaction and engagement between service providers and their customers. An undeniable example for the power of social media in todays world is all the concepts, products, applications, services, etc. that have grown exponentially in reach through Facebook interactions […]
We are all part of teams. We find them in sports, business, and even our personal relationships. Different talents and skills combined together gives you synergy so you accomplish more as a team than you can as an individual. Is it time to take the team concept to the next level?