Thursday, October 26, 2017

TA's Top 5 for October 13th, 2017

Hi, All!

Here is your weekly dose of "TA's Top 5". A list of industry updates, sales ideas, important dates and other interesting things we come across. 

Top 5

  1. Raising the BAR 
  2. Podcast - ID Theft and the Equifax Breach 
  3. Give Prospects Their "Propers"
  4. Curing What Ails Middle America
  5. To Accelerate, Slow Down First 
1. Raising the BAR (Prudential) 
2. Podcast - ID Theft and the Equifax Breach 
3. Give Prospects Their "Propers" 
Dave Murphy, Sales Vice President, gets agents thinking about how they are demonstrating respect for their clients and prospects. As an independent financial professional, you ask people to trust you to guide them with their money. Are you returning the favor? 
4. Curing What Ails Middle America 
Financial advisors have an opportunity to help alleviate their clients’ money woes
"It’s enough to make you sick.
Middle-income Americans are reporting that financial issues, including struggles to save and prepare for retirement, are literally making them ill.
Ailments such as stress and anxiety, headaches, nausea, insomnia, clenched jaw or grinding teeth are being reported by Middle Americans who say they worry at least once a week about money problems.
While on the surface it seems like a problem for a medical doctor, it’s actually a malady that financial advisors..."
5. To Accelerate, Slow Down First 
To get more done in less time, slow down, says innovation expert Daniel Burrus. It may sound counterintuitive, but doing so allows you to identify issues before they become problems, avoid tunnel vision, and embrace the big picture.
“One problem that exists in the here and now is many organizations’ tunnel-like focus on execution. Your attention to the immediate moment blinds you to most everything else.”

Thank you all!
Have an Outstanding Weekend! 

Profile ImageBrian Thompson
VP Sales
The Thompson Agency
Work: (860) 690-2953
The Thompson Agency 73 River Rd Collinsville, Connecticut 06019 United States (800) 842-8289

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