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5 Steps to Better Networking

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Networking is an essential skill for any financial advisor. The right connections can elevate your business from fledgling to thriving. The more people you know, the more opportunities will present themselves. Depending on your personal style, you may find networking events exhilarating, uncomfortable, or downright terrifying.  You might prefer chatting…

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Get More Done: 9 Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

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It happens to the best of us: We leave some items on our to-do list, then they carry over to the next list, and the next. Eventually, we’re going out of our way to avoid them altogether. Everyone procrastinates a little now and then, but chronic procrastination can have a…

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How to Deal with Difficult People: 6 Tips to Keep Your Spirits High

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The role of an advisor includes interacting with all kinds of people on a regular basis. While the majority of the people you meet are probably friendly, thoughtful, interesting people, once in awhile you may come across the kind of person so difficult that even the most sociable among us…

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5 Habits to Keep You Happy – Part 2

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Independent financial advisors need to be self-motivated and focused to succeed. This discipline doesn’t apply just to our work, however. Being happy in both our personal and professional lives takes practice just like any other skill.  A few weeks ago, I posted part one of this article, featuring several good…

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5 Habits to Keep You Happy – Part 1

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The life of an independent financial advisor is extremely busy and full. Whether you’re just starting out or enjoying great success, each stage brings a new set of challenges. Long hours and a busy schedule can make it easy to get so wrapped up in your work that you neglect…

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The Only 5 Questions Your Website Needs to Answer

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How well does your website communicate, connect, and inspire?   As a financial advisor, your website’s primary function is to prompt the right person to take action to improve their financial life. I invite you to review your firm’s website through the eyes of that next client you would like…

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