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Episode 68 – The Business Model for Lead Advisors



Are you ready to get off the treadmill and have more energy and free time?

Do you find it difficult to say no to a client, even when they are not the ideal client for your business?  Or do you find you are spending a lot of time training junior advisors, and not spending enough time focusing on the clients you love to work with?

In this episode Matt and Kirk explore 3 Categories of your business model may fall into, and what you can do to help change your business model so you can optimize your time and work with the clients you love to work with!

Sometimes you have to take a big step back to take a big leap forward.

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3 Categories:

– Too Many Clients/Volume Model, Jr. Advisor Model

– Too Many Client Types

– Too Wide of A Niche

Find opportunities to work with other advisors to get things done and refer the clients that do not fit your niche market

Matt and Kirk discuss the 80/20 rule and how it is important to spend the necessary time working with ideal clients.  Work with the clients you love.

 


Episode 67 – How to Overcome Adversity with Dr. Jack Singer



Matt and Kirk are joined by returning guest, Dr. Jack Singer to discuss how to overcome adversity in your practice. So many of us today struggle with fears and negitive thoughts in our personal and professional lives. However, are you considering how these thoughts can impact your performance and success within your practice?

Dr. Jack shares his 7 step process on how to identify triggers for these adverse thoughts and what YOU can do to overcome them. Through the power of positive self talk, you can learn to re-phrase the messages from your mind in a positive manner, and use that energy to create lasting business and personal success.

The first steps begin with you. If you’re asking yourself if you need help, or who is someone that believes in your, or you’re simply ready to bring your head 100% into the game, listen in today!

 

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LINKS: LATEST e-COURSE | DR JACK SINGER


Episode 66 – The Power of a Niche



Matt is joined by entrepreneur, and coach Chris Hines, to discuss the power of a niche in developing your business. Chris is an expert on doing what you love, and increasing productivity in your business. Often doing what you love is a both a specific and general thing. As a financial advisor you may love helping people, but in specific terms you love helping baby boomer retirees who worked in finance. Sound specific? The deeper your niche is, the easier it is to eventually sell your product. Chris describes how you can begin to target audiences and specific people to create a strong and lasting connection with your client. And ultimately maximize your results.

Tune in to find your market.

Article: FIND YOUR NICHE | CHRIS HINES | CHRIS HINES WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | MINI COURSE: DO WHAT YOU LOVE | PRODUCTIVITY TRAINING


Episode 65 – The Mindset of a Sales Champion



For the first time in the shows history, Matt and Kirk are diving into the topic of sales. Now this isn’t a podcast about the terrifyingly vauge world of sales. The title of this podcast tells it all, we are here to provide you with the basis to begin your own Mindset of a Sales Champion. To help you start the process, we are are joined by Eric Lofholm key note speaker, sales trainer, published author and the owner and president of Eric Lohfolm International.

In our culture there is a stigma of sales. When we think of a sales person we often think of that greasy car salesmans who twists your arm into buying your next lemon on wheels. However, in the world of financial advisors, if you aren’t willing to become an active sales person and explain to people the necessity of your services you can be missing out on the opportunity to double your income stream.

 

With Eric’s help you can learn how to overcome your fear of being a “sales” guy, and how to simple technqiues can change the way you and your clients view sales.

LINKS: ERIC LOFHOLM |  ERIC LOFHOLM INTERNATIONAL


Episode 64 – Medicare Marketing for Complete Client Offering



Matt and Kirk are joined by an incredible duo from the financial industry, Joanne Russell and Gwynne Elberson. Joanne is the owner and operator of Boomer Healthcare Group where she along with Gwynn are Medicare specialists. Today with Matt and Kirk, Joanne and Gywnn explain how YOU can use Medicare to market you services and differentiate yourself from the competition. Joanne and Gwynn detail their personal successes with Medicare marketing, and provide some step by step information that you can use to start creating a complete serice today.

LINKS: JOANNE GIARDINI RUSSELL | GWYNN SHARICK ELBERSON |  BOOMER HEALTHCARE GROUP |


Episode 63 – Behavioral Finance with the Emotional Investor



Jay Mooreland, the founder of the Emotional Investor, joins Matt today to discuss behavioral finances. Titled by Matt as the “investor of all investors”, Jay’s career began as a CFP then developed into becoming a behavioral coach. With the recent market dips, emotions are back playing a major role in the financial markets, and this is an epsiode you won’t want to miss!

LINKS: JAY MOORELAND | THE EMOTIONAL INVESTOR


Episode 62 – Total Client Engagement with Duncan MacPherson



In what may be our most organic podcast to date, Matt is joined by President and CEO of Pareto Systems, Duncan MacPherson. In addition to his incredible business, Duncan is also the author of “Advisor Playback” one of the most sought after books on the market when it comes to being a financial advisor. In this uniquely style podcast, Duncan is excited to bring our listeners a consultation and actionable process, rather than a lecture.

Matt and Duncan dive into the changing philosophy of advisor mindsets, along with the evolving process involved being a quality financial advisor. Duncan offers an extensive understanding of these changing practices, along with reliable content you can execute in your current practice to ensure you’re working towards your future self. If you want to be satisfied with you business, and have satisified clients, you need to be practicing TOTAL CLIENT ENGAGEMENT. Duncan’s revolutionary system for considering client satisifaction may be the key to turning around your business. Listen today!

LINKS: DUNCAN MACPHERSON | TOTAL CLIENT ENGAGEMENT | THE ADVISOR PLAYBOOK


Episode 61 – The Myth of Multitasking with Dave Crenshaw



Matt and Kirk are happy to welcome back returning performer Dave Crenshaw to Episode 61! Dave is the master of building productive leaders, and has appeared in Time Magazine, USA Today, Fast Company and BBC News. In addition to his business as a key note speaker, and his sought after LinkedIn Courses, Dave is a three time author, including the best selling time management book The Myth of Multitasking. In today’s episode, Dave dives into some of the key components of his book including the science behind multitasking, how to handle people who claim to multitask, and what’s the best way to move away from your old multitasking ways. If you’re ready to improve your productivity and get focused, listen in today!

 

LINK: DAVE CRENSHAW | DAVECRENSHAW.COM | THE MYTH OF MULTITASKING


Episode 60 – 5 Media Relation Tools for Advisors



As an advisor, you may consider interacting with the media a personal nightmare. Trying to understand rhyme or reason to what story make the news cycle, or who picks up your latest endevor can leave anyone frustrated. But don’t give up on the media yet! Matt and Kirk had the opportunity to sit down with Bill Bongiorno, a PR gladiator with decades in the business. Together, the three of them discuss 3 simple tools that can change your life when it comes to getting in front of the media. Whether you’re looking to be the next guest on your regional financial radio show, or your wanting some coverage from the local paper on your latest charitable event you’re going to want these 5 tools in your arsenal today!

 

LINKS: HELP A REPORTER | PRESS RUSH | CONNECT WITH BILL


Episode 59 – For the Women with Patti Morrison



Matt and Kirk are joined by returning guest Patti Morrison! Patti is an image strategist, and in this very important podcast discusses ways women can build and maintain a business casual closet. One of Patti’s passions is helping women find a wardrobe that works for them. When it comes to business attire, it’s a man’s world. A suit solves everything. But women often have a lot more choices when it comes to business attire which often causes more problems then it solves.

Patti breaks down for us the 10 key components to women’s business attire, so that your whole life isn’t about maintaining a wardrobe. With the help of Patti, you can plan to look like a 10 today!

LINKS: IMAGE STRATEGIST | PATTI MORRISON