The first half of 2016 has been interesting to say the least! We’ve shared quite a bit of insight during these 6 months and wanted to be sure you got to see them all. There’s been quite a bit going on, so as to not overwhelm you, we’ve broken these down into 2 parts. Watch for part 2 next week.
Planning for Your Future
Rethinking Succession: The Steps You Need to Take to Get Ready for the Future
Whether you’re an employee at a wirehouse or the owner of your own firm, creating a succession plan is critical. Here are some things to consider when looking for the right next generation talent to take over the helm.
Next Steps for the Next Gen Advisor
You’re 10-15 years out of your firm’s training program and you’ve built a quality business. What’s next? Here are 5 options to consider.
What’s the Protocol for Change for Non-Protocol Advisors?
There are special considerations for advisors at non-Protocol firms who are considering making a move. Here are 4 important lessons one advisor learned when exploring.
In the Eye of the DOL Storm
In April of this year, the DOL released its new rule, ushering in changes in the regulatory environment. Here are 4 points you may not have considered about this new rule.
To Disclose or Not to Disclose, That is the Question
In today’s hyper-vigilant climate, it is almost always better to err on the side of caution and disclose any negative events on his U4. Here are some reasons why.
A Profitable Path for Unprofitable RIAs
As M&A continues to gain momentum in the RIA space, what happens if an advisor’s firm is no longer profitable and lacks enterprise value? Here are some available options.
Partnerships & Team Building
Why Your Firm Needs to Be Attracting More Women Advisors
Women are outnumbered 4-to-1 in the financial services industry. Want to recruit more women to your firm? Here are 9 tips to appeal to women advisors.
Looking for Strength – and Some Security – in Numbers
There’s a growing trend for advisors contemplating a move to do so with a group of like-minded advisors, forming “pseudo-partnerships”. Here are 5 points to consider before forming an ensemble practice.
Change Starts with Awareness, Yet it’s Acceptance that Defines Your Future
“Acceptance” doesn’t mean “settling” – it can actually be an empowering choice. Here is a story of 2 advisors facing similar dilemmas but reaching different conclusions.
How Building a Relationship Based on Trust Will Reward You with the Key to Success: Loyalty
Treating people the way you would like to be treated is the Golden Rule in life, as well as in business. Advisors who practice this belief are rewarded along with peace of mind comes the bonus of a solid bottom line.
P.S. Each of these and more can be found under the “Perspectives” tab at the top of the page.