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12 Days of Marketing – Daily Focus



Are you conquering every day? What does it take to obtain that razor focus so you can take control of your to do list? Listen in with Coach Joe and your host Matt Halloran as they discuss the importance of daily focus. With the right mindset, you’ll be turning your business plan into a business reality!


MarketCounsel Summit Series: Build a Thriving Independent Business with Craig Butler and Craig Stuvland



Top Advisor Marketing is here with another interview from the MarketCounsel Summit in Las Vegas!

Meet Craig Butler and Craig Stuvland of Tru Independence. They’re in the business of transforming disgruntled employees into satisfied business owners. Their team provides an unmatched amount of support to wirehouse advisors by serving as their middle and back office. Tune in now to learn about their unique service!

Resources: Tru Independence | MarketCounsel Summit


12 Days of Marketing – Quarterly Game Plan



Join host Matt Halloran and special series guest Coach Joe as they discuss the value of creating (and sticking to!) a quarterly game plan. Breaking your business plan down into bite size manageable pieces will give you stronger goals, and more success! Tune in today to finesse your business plan and get ready to rock Q1 2019!

12 Days of Marketing – Marketing, Branding & Business Development



Today Matt and Coach Joe are diving into three very important topics when it comes to business planning and you’re business success! Listen as these two coaching, development, and marketing experts discuss what you need to create a business with a lasting brand, strong marketing initiatives, and the ability to develop and grow!

12 Days of Marketing – Goal Setting



A goal is defined as “the object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result”. This definition provides us with both an action (ambition/effort), as well as a passive action (aim). What are you doing to take your goals from aims and desires into the realm of action and effort? Listen in with Coach Joe as he discusses with your host Matt Halloran different ways to make your goal setting effective, and stick to it.


MarketCounsel Summit Series: Operational Readiness: Getting out of Your Own Way with Mike Reed



If you’re a CEO, then you have an overflowing to-do list. But how many items on that list are things that you just don’t want to do? Chances are, an operations manager would love to take on those tasks.

Mike Reed, the chief operating officer of Dakota Wealth Management, is here to explain why hiring an operations manager is an investment you won’t regret. Learn how to create operational readiness in your firm and stop impeding your own potential. Tune in now to learn more!

Resources: Dakota Wealth Management


MarketCounsel Summit Series: Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Being a Fiduciary with Don Trone



The episode you’re about to listen to will challenge mainstream ideas about what it means to be a fiduciary.

Get ready to shift your perspective with Don Trone, a MarketCounsel Summit keynote speaker. Don explains why the CFP Board is one of the biggest problems in the fiduciary space, and how he has literally written the book that integrates leadership, stewardship, and governance. Tune in now to learn more!

Resources: 3ethos


MarketCounsel Summit Series: The Most Important Data Questions Advisors Are Not Asking—with George Svagera



Next up on the MarketCounsel Summit series is keynote speaker George Svagera of Orion. Fresh off the stage, George is here to address advisors’ biggest pain points with data and technology.

George has worked with a lot of advisers who went through the evaluation process for an operating system, made a decision, and then six months later they’re seeking out different providers. In this episode, George explains how advisors can get it right the first time and make a decision that sticks. Tune in now to learn more!

Resources: Orion Advisor Services


Market Counsel Summit Series: Cracking the Merger and Acquisition Code with Greg Friedman



Many advisors dream of doing an acquisition or merger, but being successful in these ventures is a whole other conversation. Luckily, the next guest on the MarketCounsel Summit series can speak to making these moves successfully.

Greg Friedman, CEO of Private Ocean, shares his experiences with small beginnings, merging, and keeping company culture and philosophy top of mind. Tune in now to learn more!

Resources: Private Ocean


MarketCounsel Summit Series: Turn Fearful Clients into Fearless Investors with Aaron Klein



You’re probably familiar with Riskalyze, but have you considered its powerful marketing capabilities?

Riskalyze’s CEO and co-founder, Aaron Klein, is here to explain how this tool could be the differentiator between you and the advisor down the street. In this episode, Aaron discusses how to use Riskalyze to drive alignment between clients and portfolios—which we all know builds trust between advisors and clients. Tune in and learn more about this powerful client acquisition and retention tool!

Resources: Riskalyze