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Episode 8 | Power Forward Pod

The Evolution of Financial Advisory: Insights from Three Decades

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Welcome to the Power Forward Pod, where dialogue reigns supreme and financial insights flow freely. In this episode, join us as we delve into the captivating journey of financial advisory through the eyes of seasoned professionals.

In a candid conversation, our hosts, Ruvin Levavi and Chris DeVito, joined by Scott Francis, navigate the ever-changing landscape of financial advisory over the last three decades. From cold calls in the dead of night to sophisticated client relationships, they unravel the transformations, challenges, and triumphs of their careers.

Episode Highlights:

  • Exploring the origins: From boiler room beginnings to holistic planning, discover the diverse paths that led Chris and Scott into the world of financial advisory.
  • The changing tides: Reflecting on industry shifts over time, including technological advancements, regulatory changes, and evolving client expectations.
  • Navigating client interactions: From awkward dinner interruptions to mastering the art of the handshake, unravel the strategies and anecdotes that shaped their client engagements.
  • Embracing holistic approaches: Learn how advisors adapt their practices to offer comprehensive solutions beyond traditional investment advice.
  • Team dynamics: Dive into the importance of collaboration and mentorship in fostering success, and the pivotal role of team support in navigating career transitions.

Practical Insights

  • Building client relationships grounded in trust and understanding.
  • Navigating career transitions and embracing personal growth opportunities.
  • Leveraging teamwork and mentorship to thrive in the advisory landscape.

Tune in to explore the dynamic evolution of financial advisory, gain actionable insights from seasoned professionals, and uncover the keys to success in an ever-changing industry landscape. Whether you're a seasoned advisor or just starting your journey, this episode promises valuable takeaways and engaging discussions. Don't miss out!

About Our Guest

Scott Francis has close to thirty years of experience in the financial services industry, starting from sorting envelopes in the mail room and now to upper management, he's seen it all.  Scott excels at creating systems to make processes more efficient. If you need something done, Scott's your guy. 

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