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Marketing strategies toward Top of the Table

Marc A. Silverman, CFP, ChFC 0.0

Marketing strategies have enabled Silverman's company to write 300-plus cases per year. Sales are half the battle; the other half is marketing. Silverman shares the techniques he uses in his office, such as displaying client thank you notes in the waiting area. Presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting.

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10 proven positioning and sales ideas

John F. Nichols, MSM, CLU 5.0

Are you prospecting or are you positioning yourself? Ten proven positioning sales ideas.

0:14:58

New ways of networking

Helen A. Jenkins, Dip PFS 5.0

Traditional methods of networking should be left in the past. At the 2015 Annual Meeting, Helen Jenkins shares some of her most successful networking stories.

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The fear of splitting commissions: One minute inside a high-performing office

Micheline Varas, RHU 5.0

When is 100 percent less profitable than 50 percent? Find out from a Top of the Table qualifier.

Prosperity through the 5 B's and 5 P's

Rebecca Kallioniemi 0.0

Kallioniemi’s experiences struggling as a child with ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) and being labeled a “problem child,” helped her uncover and refine her passion: helping others. After joining the insurance industry, she funneled this passion into refining her Five B’s and Five P’s — transferrable ideas to help agents gain prospects and get unlimited referrals. Join Kallioniemi as she walks through each idea and demonstrates how it helped her reach Court of the Table production and feel comfortable prospecting.

Skills that succeed in the untapped business insurance market

Russell Collins, Dip LI 5.0

The business insurance market is nothing more than one business owner (advisor) sitting across the table from another business owner (client) and asking questions. The answers to these questions inevitably expose insurance problems that the second business owner did not even know existed. If it is that simple, why aren’t more advisors involved in this market? In this session, MDRT member Russell Collins covers how to transition into the closely held-type market and then how to get from saying “hello” in the initial meeting to getting the opportunity to present recommendations.

How to develop and manage a 401(k) practice and use your position to acquire high-net-worth clients

Richard John Cawthorne Jr. 0.0

Since Cawthorne started Alpha Pension Group more than a decade ago, the firm has maintained a client retention rate of 100 percent. Learn how the longtime MDRT member achieved consistently growing success by taking control of the 401(k) market, managing his own firm and using his position as a 401(k) expert to gain high-net-worth clients. He will also explain how he’s created a repeatable investment strategy for all clients, which has maximized his firm’s efficiency and allowed him to grow his client base exponentially each year.

0:05:21

A new lens

Daniel O'Connell, MBA 0.0

O'Connell explains how he used seminars to grow his business and make changes to deal with regulations. Presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting.

Create a niche market by focusing on young professionals

Matt Pais 0.0

Dimitry Neyshtadt takes inspiration from his parents in helping other families.

The power of storytelling

Ty Bennett 0.0

Bennett teaches the art of storytelling as a key communication and sales strategy. He provides attendees with the mindset, skill set and tool set to sell effectively through storytelling.

Think the unthinkable to spark transformation in your business

Nikhil J. Anandpara, CFP, CII 0.0

In this session, Anandpara teaches you how to build a personal brand to set yourself apart from the competition. He illustrates ways to zero in on a businesses’ unique products and services to define what differentiates one business from the rest. He also helps you better understand client needs and perceptions, teaches you how to use customer feedback to strengthen marketing efforts, and discusses how to develop creative sales presentations. This session offers content specific to India.

Social media at the next level

David M. Ethell, LUTCF; Ken Ibuki 0.0

How you can stand out from the Internet crowd.

Who does Google say you are?

Liz DeCarlo 0.0

Building a positive online presence can be key to connecting with prospects.

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Brand yourself as an expert: Inside high-performing offices

Brad Elman, CLU, CLTC 5.0

Get clients calling you for your expertise. Find out how to position yourself in the media as an expert clients want to work with.

Catching, keeping and growing

Alvaro Aldrete Morfin, LUTC, FSS 0.0

Are you spending more time trying to find new customers ("catching") than on maintaining current ones satisfaction ("keeping")? According to Morfin, you aren’t alone — most financial professionals struggle with this balance. Learn to optimize your time and energy by balancing three areas: catching, keeping and growing your business by asking for qualified referrals. Morfin shows you the value and the importance of keeping current customers satisfied. Discover how to improve your closing average and focus on the niche markets where you feel more successful.

5 keys to successful workplace negotiations

Robert Cialdini 0.0

Whether selling products to clients, vying for more company resources or simply managing your day-to-day workload, being able to successfully negotiate with others is essential for success.