We recently reached out to you, our readers, seeking your thoughts about the industry, your clients and your aspirations for the year ahead.

Are your business prospects on the upswing in 2011? What changes do you have you planned for your practice in the coming year? Based on a record 845 responses, we learned that you are working hard
to achieve success, despite the troubles of the last few years. Here’s an overview of the results, plus some practical solutions offered by leading industry experts.

And check out our Q&A with Arizona-based advisor Bill Spar, as he sounds off about his business and the industry.

Go inside the numbers of the survey