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Seven Business Disruptors That Require a Leader’s Attention

Posted: October 31, 2017 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, financial advisors, wealth management, financial services, entrepreneur, thought leadership, business development, leadership tips, tips for entrepreneurs, small business owners, developing your business, authentic leadership, inspiring leadership, future-proof business, influential leadership, business growth, inspiration, disruptors, business leadership, culture, continuity, disruption, change management, aspiration

Leadership matters, especially when you consider all the disruptions that appear at your business doorstep every day.  How to survive them?  Lean into them!  In fact, there are seven key disruptors you must address immediately with your team if you are concerned about successfully growing your business to the next level.

The Pot Factor:  Authenticity Matters in Insurance Planning

Posted: October 24, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , DAC, knowledge bureau, relationship management, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, financial advisors, ce credits, financial conference, Millennials, leadership, value proposition, Kelowna, authentic leadership, future-proof business, insurance advisors, crossroads of change, marijuana legalization, Aisha Alfa, Nancy Kent, Dynacare

The legalization of Marijuana is coming  in time for Canada’s next birthday party, reflecting new government priorities, and unique societal trends.  This indeed will impact the work tax and financial advisors do. Your clients may or may not want to talk to you about this.  Yet, insurance and financial advisors need to understand the financial implications of this major change in Canada.  This year’s Distinguished Advisor Conference will help prepare for the issues you need to discuss in a world filled with disruption — including the legalization of marijuana.

Greatness in Leadership on the Executive Business Builders Network

Posted: October 24, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, financial education, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, Executive Business Builder Program, authentic leadership, future-proof business, Knowledge Bureau Designation Programs, business builders, Shakespeare quote, greatness, LinkedIn group

As Shakespeare said in Twelfth Night, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” In establishing your new value proposition and leadership challenges in a growing business climate, which of these applies to your great potential?

Growing Your Business: Influential Leadership Will Help

Posted: October 10, 2017 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, financial advisors, wealth management, financial services, entrepreneur, thought leadership, business development, leadership tips, tips for entrepreneurs, small business owners, developing your business, authentic leadership, inspiring leadership, future-proof business, influential leadership, business growth

No doubt about it:  leadership is challenging these days.  Whether you are raising a child, coaching someone else’s child, directing a team to reach a common goal, or leading your clients towards their financial goals and objectives, the skills you need to navigate change – a leader’s, primary role – are themselves changing.  Your business and career growth, in fact, may depend on your ability to embrace new leadership requirements.

Proactively Addressing Change in the Financial Services Industry

Posted: October 10, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Planning, Financial Advisor, investments, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, paul bates, financial services, financial education, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, financial advice, future-proof, business development, leadership, wealth manager, insurance advisor, insurance broker, Todd Hynes, ivari, insurance benefits, insurance options

It’s undeniable that the financial advisory and insurance industries will face dramatic changes in the upcoming weeks, months and years. Two distinguished speakers at this year’s Distinguished Advisor Conference (DAC) in Kelowna, November 5 – 8, will challenge you to think about two key issues:  people matter in a contentious world and the prescriptive sales process just doesn’t work anymore.

Weekly Thought Provoker: Using Robo to Help Your Business

Posted: October 10, 2017
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, financial education, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, future-proof, business development, leadership, artificial intelligence, robo advisor, robo technology, financial services threats, adaptation, business model, financial services specialist, financial services generalist

Robo-advisor technology can be seen as a threat, or an advantage. Adopting a hybrid approach may help your business. Join the conversation on our Executive Business Builders Network and tell us how you feel you can make robo-technology work for you.