“Gratitude is the greatest of virtues and the parent of all the others.” Cicero Our relationships with people in our life matter the most, but are too often unwittingly neglected. When was the last time you expressed your gratitude for someone? It may come naturally for you in terms of your clients, such as...
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Last month, we discussed why it’s important to hire for quality of experience over just quantity (or job title) alone. But this comes into play not only with experienced planner hires, but also those coming directly out of CFP programs, since all the CFP programs are not the same. In fact, one of the reasons...
When setting out to recruit a new financial planner for their firms, owners must first identify what problems they are trying to solve with a new hire in the first place. Some of the most common bottlenecks we see are replacing someone who left or was promoted, increasing capacity to serve more clients, reducing the...