Big Ticks: Best Stories For Professionals This Week
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Big Ticks: Best Stories For Professionals This Week

December 9, 2017
by Tony Vidler  CFP logo   CLU logo  ChFC logo 

Information, ideas, tips…the articles for professional advisers which I spotted this week that generate fresh thinking or a deeper understanding of issues are provided here as a quick readers digest for professionals who are looking ahead.


These are the highlights from the week that you should stop and read, as they are the best I’ve seen.


There is so much good information for professional services made available each week, much of which I share, that it is very easy to forget to pause and reflect.  Each week I select the best handful and give them Tony’s BIG Ticks as being the ones that made me pause and reflect, or think further.   They are sometimes thought-provoking, perhaps insightful, maybe a great sales or marketing idea or sometimes just incredibly topical.

The picks for professionals have been:
Beyond Bitcoin: The Dawn Of “Cryptoeconomics”
By @AdviserVoice

While enormous attention is focussed upon Bitcoin itself, there is a deeper and far more significant story in play about what cryptocurrencies mean for the world, and it is the leading edge of the reorganisation of economic organisation…and well summarised in this brilliant article…



Offering 18 Choices Is NOT Consulting
By @ConsultingChick

For anyone who has doubts about whether a professionals role is to present THE solution, or a range of choices, you might want to read this…



Values, Advice, and then Compliance
By @nzbusinessmag

Taking a look at what is needed for an accountancy practice to grow throws up some great thoughts for other professional services firms too….and some things are far more important than compliance when it comes to creating as vibrant and growing professional practice….

Millennials Do Not Want Robo-Advice
By @AdvicentFP

Well, there goes one common misconception perhaps….survey reveals that Millennials are not quite so in love with technology delivered solutions as many assume them to be…



5 Common Ways Advisers Destroy Empathy
By @MattOeschli

Establishing empathy goes hand in hand with establishing trust, which is critical to establishing a great professional relationship.  So what are the most common ways we stop ourselves from having a chance at doing so?


Share them around please…they are too good to keep to yourself!  
P.S.  My best this week?  I think it was
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