The complexities of the holidays are in the rear view mirror. Now, the complexities of 2013 business goals begin. Or do they?
How would your business dynamics change if you decided to reduce the size of your fleet of investment solutions?
In our most recent quarterly survey of financial advisors, we asked about business growth expectations – did advisors grow in 2012 like they expected, and what kind of growth do they expect for 2013. Continue reading to learn about the most popular strategies advisors are using to increase return on assets.
A referral is an important validation of a client’s perception of your value, but problems can surface when there is a mismatch between the value that you deliver (service) and the value that your business receives (revenue). There’s a strategic flaw when the following dynamic occurs: Resources you deliver > Resources you receive This is
Think about the last time you spoke to a specialist; for example, a doctor, a botanist, a plumber. Did you understand every single word that they were saying – even those Latin and Greek words that they threw into the mix? Did you find yourself holding your breath, smiling and nodding while attempting to not
The next time you go to the movies, take note of the flick’s length. Most likely, the movie will not exceed 128 minutes. Why? What’s so magical about 128 minutes? The audience attention span? Nope. Perhaps the Screen Actors Guild protecting the “talent”? Think again. Or possibly the director’s attempt to maintain some form of
How well do you know the drivers of your business growth? Most advisors confidently respond that they have a clear understanding of the key ingredients that fuel their upward trajectory. Our observation of the industry tells us otherwise. Let’s say you’re at a conference. You’re standing in line at the standard conference lunch buffet. As