This Is What the Fiduciary Debate Is Really About
Financial advisors are taking the lives of their clients in their hands. If advisors don’t understand this, they can do a lot of damage.
The Hidden Reason Revenue Bonuses Don't Work in Advisory Firms
Our data suggest that to find the culprit for why these bonuses don't work, you should look not at your employees but in the mirror.
Stay in Your Lane, Part 2: Creating Infrastructure
In the summer of 2003, Jordy Nelson walked onto the Kansas State football practice field.
4 Topics All Owners Should Be Thinking About
For an advisory firm to grow, owners must have time to think. When they do find the time, they should be thinking about these topics.
Stay in Your Lane
When confusion and misunderstandings prevent employees from working efficiently, firm owners need to provide direction.
Why Advisors Attend Conferences Now: Next-Gen Recruiting
And who is helping advisors with this mission? As shown by its words and actions, TD Ameritrade stands out.
6 Thinking Mistakes Advisory Firm Owners Make
The success or failure of most owner-advisors doesn't depend on what most people would imagine. What really matters is how they think.
Why Do So Many Owners Resist Revenue Bonuses for Employees?
They fail to see that revenue-based bonuses are a relatively inexpensive and non-equity sharing strategy for getting a firm’s employees to think—and act—like owners.
Need Professional Help? If You’re Looking for a Successor, Hire a Recruiter
When it comes to hiring a successor, using a professional recruiter is not really an option any more: You just need to do it.
The Importance of People Skills
It may surprise you to hear that one of the main points that the Army stresses when training its officers is that to command effectively, it’s important that your subordinates like you.