To Be The Best Financial Advisor You Can, It’s Essential to Challenge Yourself

Challenge Yourself To Be The Best Financial Advisor You Can

There are two paths you can follow in your career: One that goes uphill or the easy one, which involves simply getting through the day. Not many people take the steepest and hardest path, which is why so few really achieve success. But if you’re prepared to challenge yourself and commit to hard work, practice and persevere, you will maximize your talent and do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.

So, step out of your comfort zone and start creating your own success story. Here are a few important self-challenges.

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What to Look for in an Accountability Partner

What to Look for in an Accountability Partner

Unsuccessful advisors may dream of success but they can’t seem to commit to or stick with their ideas. They tend to procrastinate or spend their time struggling to discern between high and low priority tasks. Successful advisors on the other hand have a clear roadmap incorporating concrete goals and they consistently hit their targets. They have discovered the art of “accountability”.

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What Happens When You Lack Accountability?

What Happens When You Lack Accountability

It’s essential to acknowledge that you alone are responsible for your success as a financial advisor and this means you must be accountable. If you’re not accountable you will never feel in control of your destiny or understand how to turn things around if they take a downturn. No matter how smart or talented you are, if you lack accountability you will not develop the self-discipline you need to change your outcomes for the better.

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How Do You Pick Yourself Up When You’ve Been Fired by a Client?

How Do You Pick Yourself Up When You’ve Been Fired by a Client

It can be a challenging and depressing experience especially if clients leave without telling you the reason. But getting fired happens to even the best of advisors at some point. And it’s not all bad news.

In fact losing a client can give you a chance to re-evaluate yourself and determine what you have to offer clients. It can be a perfect time to re-focus, take a good hard look at yourself and change things to do what you need to do to get back in the game.

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Stress Management Will Help You Get Your Stress Level under Control

Stress Management Tips for Financial Advisors

Stress is a two-edged sword and it’s important you find the proper balance. Stress occurs when things happen that disrupt our routine. Too little stress and we’re under-motivated. Too much stress and we could be heading for an early grave.

The stress of building a business, hitting goals and asking for commitments never goes away.

You’re not going to escape it. You must learn to manage it. Your career depends on it.

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Your Goal Today Is to Get an Appointment

Your Goal Today Is to Get an Appointment

What’s so magical about having goals? It’s not so much that we don’t achieve them. It’s that we too often conveniently forget we even have them. With or without goals, we still go in and chip away day after day. Not having goals is not going to cause us to skip a day. I work hard with or without goals. What’s the big deal?

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