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3 Steps to Conquering Information Overload and Taking Action

SUMMARY: Consuming content isn’t inherently harmful, but many advisors fall into the time-wasting trap of consuming content just for the sake of doing it. The solution is to develop a plan for maximizing the value each piece of content offers you — and taking action on the information you learn. Society produces more content than […]

08.26.21 | David DeCelle | 0 Comments
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How to Create an Amazing Team at Your Firm

SUMMARY: Most independent advisors reach a point where they have to hire team members to keep growing and avoid burnout, usually when they realize that they are spending too much time on tasks that aren’t their core service. By getting buy-in from your existing team and by asking the right questions of candidates, you can […]

08.06.21 | David DeCelle | 0 Comments

Starting a Financial Advising Practice

What Advice Are We Actually Selling?

The Reality of Becoming a Junior Partner in a Financial Planning Firm

The Art of the Financial Planning Checklist

Three Pillars of Financial Advisor Marketing and Client Acquisition

The Conundrum of Financial Designations

Rethinking The Real Reason You Are A Financial Advisor

The Importance of Picking the Right Financial Advisor

Rethinking Your Focus Area/Niche Selection

What A Lightsaber Can Teach You About Marketing

Put Me in Coach, I’m Ready to (stop) Playing Advisor

Don’t Be a Bagel Salesman

How to Get Gross Revenue to 500K

The Importance of the Offer

The Myth of Time Management

4 Ways to Scale Your Financial Advisory Practice

#1 Mistake Financial Advisors Make in Their Sales Process

What is Wealth Management?

The Fallacy of the Hourly Advisor

The Conversation You Should Have (with Yourself)

Once Upon a Time in Niche Fantasyland

The 5 Advisor Personality Types

Low Cost Facebook Audience Building

You Want to Do What in Vegas?

Marketing Through Uncertainty

The Parable of the Excess Returns

The Power of Why

The Value of Trusted Advice

The Sacrifice of Building a Business

Why You Should Fire Your Coach

The Number One Competitor for Financial Advisors

The Anti-Niche Opportunity

The Trouble with Consistent Sales

Solving the Fee Formula

The Balboa Hiring Strategy