Monthly Archives: March 2021

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Ep 48: Conquering Stress and Coming Back Stronger — with Dr. Jack Singer



As an advisor, you work hard to lessen your clients’ financial stress. But, how can you reduce and manage your own stress to prevent burnout? 

This is the first in a series of episodes focused on Advisor Wellness where we talk with experts who provide tips to help you manage your health and wellbeing. In this episode we speak with Dr. Jack Singer, PhD., a clinical/sports and organizational psychologist who authored The Financial Advisor’s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide. Listen for his easy-to-implement behavioral changes that can help advisors boost their psychological immunity.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How financial advisors are similar to professional athletes
  • Ways Dr. Jack coaches advisors around their unique stressors
  • Tips for adjusting your mindset and behavioral patterns 
  • How to recognize toxic self-talk — and what you can do to prevent it
  • And more!

Tune in today for tips and strategies on preventing stress and burnout! 

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Resources on Advisor Wellness | Connect with Dr .Jack Singer on LinkedIn | The Financial Advisor’s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide | Dr. Jack Singer Email


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Ep 47: Growing the Practice of Your Dreams — With Rita Robbins



Build the business of your dreams while serving clients with integrity, creativity, and compassion!

In this exciting episode, Laura Gregg and David Partain sit down with Rita Robbins, Founder of Affiliated Advisors. As one of the first women to launch an Super OSJ (Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction) and a consultant who leads more than 85 advisors across the country, Rita shares how she’s helping advisors better grow their business using social media strategies, succession planning, forward-thinking problem solving, and more.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Success stories of advisors who Rita has helped fine-tune and grow their business
  • Advisor characteristics that lead to success
  • How Rita’s unexpected lavender farm purchase is helping a new crop of small business owners 
  • Why the advisory industry lacks women — and what we can do to change this 
  • And more!

Listen in to learn about Affiliated Advisors and Rita’s mission to help you grow your business! 

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Connect with Rita Robbins on LinkedIn | Affiliated Advisors


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Ep 46: The Race to Scalability — With Paul Binnion, Hanlon Investment Management



Advisors, how are you collaborating and partnering with your outsourced solutions partners?

In this episode Laura Gregg and David Partain are joined by Paul Binnion of Hanlon Investment Management. They discuss today’s advisory landscape and take a deeper look into FlexShares’ Race to Scalability study and the power of collaboration between advisors and their external investment managers.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Are you interesting or interested? Why it matters to the advisor-client relationship
  • The reasons financial planning trumps investment management
  • How to put a value on your time in order to build better relationships.
  • Where advisors are making changes in their businesses to gain efficiencies
  • The importance of understanding your “why” 
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn how you can scale your business and deepen client relationships! 

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Connect with Paul Binnion on LinkedIn | Hanlon Investment Management | Race To Scalability 2020 Research Study


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Ep 45: Women and Financial Wellness – With Heather Ettinger



In 2019, women in the U.S. controlled more than $10 trillion with expectations of that tripling over the next decade according to McKinsey & Co.

Many advisors, however, are missing the mark in building relationships with women. In this episode, Laura Gregg and David Partain welcome Heather Ettinger, Founder and CEO of Luma Wealth – an advisory firm designed around serving and empowering women. Heather shares her passion for helping women design their intentional future through a path to financial wellness. She reveals a new way of approaching conversations with women that will help you better understand their goals and wealth management needs.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Ways advisors can fine-tune their soft skills to build lasting client relationships
  • How to unravel the money messages of your clients to guide them on their journey
  • Why women often expect something more than money management
  • How financial empowerment can inspire women to become agents of social change
  • And more!

Tune in now for a new look at women and financial wellness! 

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Connect with Heather Ettinger on LinkedIn | Fairport Wealth | Luma Wealth | Lumination: Shining Shining a Light on a Woman’s Journey to Financial Wellness