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15 questions to help smooth your succession transition

Transition succession

Planning a smooth succession requires significant preparation, including detailed role clarity and intentional communication. Here are 15 questions to help get you there.

July 11, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
Ages and stages of workflow

The ages and stages of workflows

Documenting workflows isn’t for the faint of heart. But it is essential for advisors who are serious about creating a sustainable business.

Jul 7, 2016 Categories: The Science of Advising
Board meeting

What does your Client Advisory Board think about you?

A Client Advisory Board can be a win-win for clients and advisors when done well. Follow these steps to start a constructive feedback loop and potentially generate valuable client referrals.

Jun 7, 2016 Categories: The Art of Advising
Team building

Effective team role clarity starts at the top

Clearly defined team roles are key to the ongoing success of the business and client experience. It’s not easy though and often involves changes to the advisor’s own role, too.

May 31, 2016 Categories: The Science of Advising

Breaking the mold: engaging female investors

For advisors attempting to deepen their relationship with women clients and prospects, an event tailored to women may make a big difference.

May 3, 2016 Categories: The Art of Advising
Passing batton

Succession planning: Finding the next you

“The early bird catches the worm” also holds true for advisor succession planning. Be sure to give yourself time to find someone with complementary skills and shared values.

Mar 3, 2016 Categories: The Science of Advising
key to business

Give it a try: A study in succession planning success

More advisors are facing the succession challenge as they prepare to retire from the industry. Here’s the story of how two advisors tackled it together.

Dec 3, 2015 Categories: The Science of Advising
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