As we head into the last weeks of the year it’s time to slow down and refresh your hard-working brain. Here are a collection of great must-read business articles we shared on FP Advance social media this November, to give you a new perspective and start you thinking about next year.
Great words about leadership and business from some great thinkers. Well worth a read.
Pure Robo advice hasn’t quite become the threat some feared. However, hybrid robo-advisers are bridging the gap between automated advice and traditional advice by hiring financial advisers looking for an alternative career path.
Is this the future, and does it continue to drain the talent pool for traditional Financial Planning firms?
(Thanks to Michael Kitces sharing this one)
Who said this to graduating students?
“As you grow, you’ll realize the definition of success changes. For many of you, today, success is being able to hold down 20 shots of tequila. For me, the most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity, and not to give into peer pressure; to try to be something that you’re not.”
To find out and read 24 other great commencement speeches from inspiring famous women, check this out. It’s awesome.
Here’s how to organise meetings in a way that allows you to spend minimal time “running your business” so you can spend most of your time working on your business.
Well worth six minutes of your time.
I’m a huge fan of advisers getting out of their usual environment and seeking ideas from abroad. In my opinion most of the best Financial Planning conferences happen in the US. As he does every year Michael Kitces handily summarises his 16 best conferences for next year so you can plan ahead.
You might notice one UK conference sneak into his list as well. Kudos to Paul Armson from The Back2Y conference.