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Digilogue: The convergence of digital and analog marketing

Anders Sorman-Nilsson 0.0

Join Sorman-Nilsson as he provides you with a one-page, tailored digilogue strategy map to implement in your unique business, a strategic understanding of the constantly shifting digital landscape, and concrete, practical knowledge on how to market your thought leadership expertise.

The aftermath of regulatory change

Liz DeCarlo 0.0

Two MDRT members explain how their businesses are thriving in the aftermath of regulatory change in the United Kingdom.

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Utilizing your TEAM in client meetings

Susan M. Ellis, CFP 0.0

Establishing a successful "team partnership" for your client meetings will result in a symbiotic relationship that feeds on each others' strengths and brilliance.

Making sure your business continues

Elizabeth Fuhrman 0.0

An honest look at the ups and downs of succession planning

Using annual review planning to solidify client relationships

Keith Gillies 5.0

Learn how to engage your clients by sending them checklists and a concerns sheet for their consideration as you set year-end appointments to review their insurance and financial strategies. Gillies explains how to familiarize yourself with key financial and tax return documents to discuss with your clients for an effective year-end review.

The lifeblood of client service

Rajesh Chheda, BComm, CFP 0.0

A modern customer relationship management system protects your business.

Taking a two-pronged approach to business

Liz DeCarlo 0.0

Ali Hashemian combines financial planning with an in-house brokerage to work with his own clients, and help other advisors work with theirs.

The actual secret to soft selling in a virtual world

Colin Parkin 0.0

Parkin discusses how to thrive in a virtual office environment running night school classes for clients, liability audit and company will. The seven-year Top of the Table member uses sales ideas built on the backs of these practices and provides ideas you can implement in your practice immediately, boosting your production level and making you more virtually savvy. Learn how to go from a basic to sophisticated investor in no time.

How to go from 0 to $200 million of AUM in 10 years

Devang Patel 0.0

With no prior financial experience and without a natural market, Patel built a thriving financial advisory practice in just 10 years, with more than USD 200,000,000 in assets under management. He explains the three items that allowed him to achieve this: Mastering the science of behavioral finance, developing skills to overcome objections to investment fees and return expectations, and how to create a unique client service experience for endless referrals.

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It’s not about the money

Mary Fenwick 0.0

After her husband’s unexpected death, Mary Fenwick found that money was tied up with too much emotion. That was when her agent stepped up to help her and her family. Fenwick will share her story to illustrate why the role of an agent is not just about the transaction of selling a product, it’s about building a relationship over time. Selling a life insurance policy is one thing, but helping sort out the mess when there’s been an unexpected death is what is truly important. Fenwick is an advice columnist for Psychologies magazine, and she draws on her own experiences to help people acquire the skills needed to build enduring and genuine relationships.

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An unexpected journey

Adelia Chung, CLU, ChFC, and Spencer Dung 0.0

Adelia Chung has been in the financial services business for more than 30 years. She was the first female MDRT President, serving in 2005, and currently is a Top of the Table member. Her son, Spencer Dung, is following in her footsteps, albeit along his own path. He attended the University of California, San Diego, where he received his bachelor’s in economics, and is currently an assistant vice president of Foresters Financial. This dynamic mother-son team has an amazing amount of applicable information to share. They will show you that while times have changed, the fundamentals of the business have remained the same, and there really are basic transferrable principles for success.

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I'm not retiring

Malcolm Charles Baxter; Clay Gillespie, CFP, CIM; Leon L. Levy, CLU, RHU; John W. Homer, CLU, ChFC; D. Kyle Atkins, CLU, CFP; William J. Kanary 5.0

At the 2014 MDRT Top of the Table Annual Meeting, Leon L. Levy, CLU, RHU, told attendees he's not planning on retiring, ever. For many MDRT members, succession planning, retirement and similar phrases all carry with them such weight. It's not easy to leave behind a business you built. In this episode of the MDRT Podcast, hear three members like you discuss what’s on their mind as they try to ensure the life of their practice, offering tips for how to best navigate this process. <br> <br> Subscribe to the MDRT Podcast through SoundCloud or iTunes.

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Sorry, we don't do quotes

Peter Jason Byrne 5.0

Byrne shares how he transitioned from quotes to fees for insurance-only advice and some of the best practice ideas that helped him stop doing free work.

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Life after regulation in the UK

Ian Green, Dip PFS 0.0

In the U.K., commission disclosure in the 1990s was just the start of two decades of profession-changing regulation. Green shares how his career has changed, and a positive perspective about what he's gained.

5 steps to working through regulatory change

Liz DeCarlo 0.0

MDRT members from around the globe who have already encountered regulatory change shared their ideas for not only surviving but thriving in a new world. Here are their five steps for working through regulatory change.

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How to add value to your business

Jedediah Harrison Levene, CFP, CLU; Marc Berube; James Alex; Sarah J. Kaelberer, CFP, ChFC 5.0

Ensure the long life of your business and the protection of your clients now, even if you're just entering the field. In MDRT's Podcast, Episode 3: "Adding Value," four MDRT members discuss how they add value to their business, and the steps you should take to do so as well. <br> <br> For more info on business continuation planning, please visit <a href="http://www.imdrt.org/decision/index.php">http://www.imdrt.org/decision/index.ph</a> <br> <br> Featured in this episode are Jedediah Harrison Levene, CFP, CLU; Mark Berube; James Alex, and Sarah J. Kaelberer, CFP, ChFC. <br> <br> Subscribe to the MDRT Podcast through SoundCloud or iTunes. <br> <br> This example is for educational purposes only. Each professional should set his own terms and conditions of engagement with the client through the process of negotiation. <br> <br> The Million Dollar Round Table® (MDRT) does not guarantee the accuracy of tax and legal information and is not liable for errors or omissions. You are urged to check with tax and legal professionals in your state, province or country. The MDRT also suggests you consult local insurance and security regulations and compliance departments, pertaining to the use of any new sales material with clients. Copyright 2015 Million Dollar Round Table.