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Ep 38: Seeking Diversity of Thought in Advisory Teams — With Abdur Nimeri, PhD.

Studies have shown that diversity of thought can lead to positive business results. Finding that type of diversity may, however, require new recruitment strategies.

In this episode, Abdur Nimeri, PhD. joins Laura Gregg and David Partain to discuss why, how and where to look for diverse thought leaders for advisory teams.

As the head of Northern Trust’s Institutional Multi-Asset Programs, Abdur shares his insights into how the firms can adjust recruitment practices that lead to high-functioning diverse advisory teams.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Whether financial advisory is truly a vocation
  • Why diversity of thought is needed for high functioning teams
  • Ideas for small firms to source diverse talent
  • How to determine the key skills that are needed in a role.
  • And more!

Tune in now to discover how to build a high functioning team with diverse skill sets!

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Northern Trust Corporation | Connect with Adbur Nimeri on LinkedIn