Have you ever felt like a general 9-5 office job may not be for you? Wondering what it would be like to work for yourself and manage your own business defined by your rules and processes?
Then self-employment might be the direction for you.
Although managing your own business may seem like a never-ending process of delegating, coaching, and managing, there are a number of benefits to this type of employment, including being your own boss.
In this episode, local investment advisor representative and licensed insurance professional Curtis Cottle joins Brad Swineheart to explain how he kick-started his career in the retirement and financial services industry. Curtis also sheds light on the processes he has integrated into his business model as a first-time entrepreneur.
How to know if self-employment is right for you
Ways he has been implementing education, marketing, workshops, and seminars within his business
How the pandemic impacted the way he connected with clients and prospects
What people don’t tell you about starting a business from the ground up
The power of coaching and how it can benefit your team and business
Local investment advisor representative, and licensed insurance professional, Curtis Cottle, is highly achieved in business and finance. Many pre-retirees and retirees have been served and educated on how to potentially preserve their assets, increase their income and reduce their income taxes.
In 2011 Curtis qualified for the Top Producers Escape sponsored by Insurance Agency Marketing Services, Inc. Here, he was recognized for being in the top 5% of all producing agents. When he first qualified, he was the youngest ever to have achieved this degree of recognition. Curtis is also a featured local speaker helping retirees and pre-retirees with seminars focused on how to Optimize Your Social Security Benefits.
For example, when running our own business, it is natural to want to step into each business role to stay true to the brand we are creating. Although admirable, it is almost impossible to manage every single process.
By delegating, coaching, and offering your expertise in certain areas to new hires, you can sit back and focus on the aspects that matter, bringing in new prospects and managing the business the way you see fit.
In this episode, Brad Swineheart speaks with the managing partner of wealth solutions at Carson Group, Jamie Hopkins. Jamie explains how growing a business starts with handing off jobs to employees while detailing the value of failing to grow and succeed.
How to determine if your employees are benefiting your business
The power of delegating, especially in a new business environment
Key factors to look for when recruiting new employees
The importance of promoting growth within your business
Jamie Hopkins is the Managing Partner of Wealth Solutions at Carson Group, a national wealth management firm that offers coaching and partnership to financial advisors. A nationally recognized writer, researcher, and educator, Jamie is a regular contributor to Forbes, InvestmentNews, and MarketWatch. He has been published in dozens of financial, educational, and legal journals, and he’s the media’s go-to expert on retirement income planning and tax law.
When looking to attract new clients, it is vital to understand what the landscape looks like before you jump back into the same old prospecting routine.
By strengthening presentation skills, many advisors have learned how to communicate effectively both in person and virtually to connect with prospective clients, creating loyal connections for the years to come.
In this episode, Brad Swineheart speaks with Frank Maselli, best-selling author, award-winning keynote speaker, and coach at White Glove. Frank shares must-know public speaking techniques while explaining his approach to helping advisors shape and sharpen the work they do through seminars and information sessions.
The role of emotions when it comes to connecting with new clients
Exactly how to deliver an engaging presentation and seminar
Storytelling as a seminar asset
How to build a foundation of trust among prospective clients
How online webinars have changed the environment of financial services
The value of having an online presence in today’s business world
Frank Maselli is a 3X best-selling author and an award-winning keynote speaker and coach in the financial services industry. For over thirty years, Frank has helped thousands of financial professionals grow and enjoy their business with modern skills that resonate with today’s clients. His programs are founded on deep expertise in human psychology, and he is renowned for his cutting-edge thinking and his electrifying (and entertaining) delivery.