I recently read with great interest an article published in the Harvard Business Review called “Stop Trying to Delight Your Customers”. The article addresses a recent research study of 75000 people conducted by the Customer Contact Council a division of the Corporate Executive Board which showed that a major contributor to client disloyalty across a […]
While it is a trend to create a diverse team in a workplace, I have found that companies are still using a standard performance model across the board to measure their behaviorally diverse teams performance. Several months ago I started evaluating consulting company’s performance evaluations. With much dismay I have found that most are using […]
Traditionally many advisors segment their clients based on tangible factors such as the type of service they will provide to clients (eg executives, family business, life planning etc) and assets under management minimums. There is business sense in this as it focuses the business to some degree. However, segmenting your clients based on their DNA […]
Over the past twelve years we have been working with financial advisors focusing primarily on practice management. During this period, we have worked with some major influencers, through both formal and informal relationships.
One of my strong beliefs is that confidence sustains your performance. If you lose your confidence this will have a negative impact on your financial decision-making, and all other decision-making. The reality is that when your confidence goes down then you can become pressured to make poor decisions. Your emotions will be higher and rationality […]
Recently, Merrill Lynch and Capgemini have issued a very important research study which demonstrates how much investors confidence has been eroded by the turbulent markets. Investors are still very wary of the future.? Click Here to read the article. The article points out that the following: Investors want a more active relationship with their advisors, […]
In all areas of life, people talk about how they can improve and sustain performance. How do we get better results and keep good results regularly coming? This is true for people in their personal lives and careers, businesses, sporting teams and so on. Foundational to building performance to a high level is knowing your […]
This wonderful phrase was made popular in the 1980s by the Worldwide phenomena we all know as ABBA and it has now become a key philosophy in the way we work here at DNA Behavior. Hidden within these words is a key truth that will set you up for success in many endeavors in your life.
I was recently doing a presentation to a company and I asked the question ? Has anyone ever asked you how you would like to receive communication?
Have you ever wondered why Santa Claus is so reliable? He turns up on time at the homes of children all over the world every Christmas Eve. Further, he is very good at meeting the present wishes of the children. This is hardly the behavior of someone who is spontaneous. Santa is totally the opposite. […]