By Mindy Diamond, WealthManagement.com – Rising above the day-to-day tasks of your “job” to invest time in thoughtful strategizing and planning can be the gamechanger you’ve been looking for.
By Mindy Diamond, Forbes.com – Reaching clients and prospects has become equally challenging and auspicious—but there are efficient and effective ways for advisors to “get through.”
Industry rockstar Michael Kitces shares his thoughts on building a thriving practice, why scale isn’t everything, marketing, organic and inorganic growth strategies and much more. It’s a must-listen for every financial advisor and business owner.
A look at how financial advisors can take a giant leap in growth, for example, going from managing assets of $500mm to $5B or more. Financial advisor coach, podcast host and New York Times bestselling author Steve Sanduski joins the show.
Part 1 of 2 on M&A: Karl Heckenberg, president and CEO of Emigrant Partners, discusses how the firm’s value proposition, plus the well-established clout of the Milstein family, is representative of a “new breed of acquirers” in the RIA space.
By Louis Diamond – While bigger isn’t always better, the fact remains that smaller independent practices can benefit by understanding the example set by larger firms when it comes to “scale.” Simply put, most larger RIAs have optimized the management of capital, infrastructure, buying power and resources, resulting in a well-oiled machine that has mastered an optimal balance of organic and inorganic growth.
Mindy Diamond Mentioned – By Matt Sonnen, InvestmentNews – PFI Advisors continues to tout the benefits of professional management for RIAs. As Rich Gill of Wealth Partners Capital Group recently stated on the Mindy Diamond on Independence podcast, the first two non-client-facing executive-level hires for RIAs are typically the chief operating officer and the chief compliance officer. The COO is brought in to “…make sure the trains are running on time,” he said, while the CCO is hired to “de-risk the business.”
Doug John and Bryn Talkington join Mindy Diamond to discuss their break from UBS, the ability to better serve their ultra-high net worth clients and resulting extraordinary growth as the independent $1.5B RIA firm Requisite Capital Management.
By Louis Diamond, ThinkAdvisor – It’s not surprising that the RIA space often garners the lion’s share of attention in the press and with advisors considering the next chapter of their careers.
By Mindy Diamond – While a successful business may be built upon a foundation of strong leadership, smart and talented team members and finely-tuned operational processes, continual growth is based on something far more intrinsic. In a world where investment performance is a moving target, becoming indispensable can be more valuable in boosting your bottom line—and is certainly something more within your control.