Steve Jobs and Advisors: His Legacy and Ongoing Influence
Most advisors don't use his computers, but more and more use his mobile devices. More important, his business and marketing genius, and his appreciation for the user of technology, has shaped the advisor's world.
Clark at Large: An Expert's Expert
When I started reading his marketing pitch, my heart sank. I wanted to like Larry Chambers's new Attraction Marketing program for financial advisors, I really...
I don't watch much TV these days, but one of my favorite shows is "Scrubs," perhaps partly because of its hospital setting, in my opinion,...
Start a New Season of Giving
If you have ever spent time participating in a charitable organization or, in my case and that of my wife and children, being involved in...
Since I left my day job a few years ago, I've worked with a number of corporate clients and advisors who have valuable information they...
Just Do It
Remember the predictions about how the growing use of computers and machine-readable text would reduce the amount of paper we would use in business and...
The Gurus Speak
What's the biggest challenge for independent financial advisors? Is it staying compliant, finding and motivating employees, smartly using technology, or transitioning a practice? While all...
On The Road, And In Print
When they're not sharing their pearls of wisdom in print with IA readers, our columnists still find plenty of ways to keep busy. Larry Chambers was...
The Cure for Advisor's Block
You've just been asked to compose a speech, white paper, brochure, or article, and you have limited time. Most busy professionals just dive into the...
Your Attention, Please!
When it comes to self-promotion, is "selling" a di