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Ep 54: Finding Your Ideal Clients Through Content Marketing — With Samuel Deane



How do conversations with your prospects start? Is it about their needs or about your firm?

Samuel Deane, CEO of Deane Financial Partners, talks about his experience as an immigrant seeking the American dream and why taking a traditional wealth management path wasn’t a fit for him. At 25 he started his own firm focused on addressing the unique needs of Millennial tech executives. Samuel talks with Laura Gregg and David Partain about how he’s grown his firm through a laser focus on his ideal client and a robust content marketing program which has led to his insights being featured in major national media outlets. 

In this episode, we cover:

  • How to narrow your target market
  • The power of educational content marketing
  • The importance of creating an intentional user experience
  • How Sam has succeeded with Millennial tech executives
  • Why it’s critical to understand your clients’ money stories
  • Sam’s candid views on why this industry isn’t inclusive
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn how targeted business and content marketing plans can help drive ideal clients to your firm!

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Deane Financial | Samuel S. Deane


Ep 53: Finding and Retaining Women Advisors — With Jana Gregorek, Visionary Wealth Advisors



FlexShares research continues to confirm that high-net-worth clients prefer advisors with a similar culture and gender and whom they feel will understand their unique needs.

In this episode, Laura Gregg and David Partain speak about the growing importance of women advisors with Jana Gregorek, Chief Growth Officer at Visionary Wealth Advisors. They discuss how firms can attract and better retain women advisors. 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • The power of teaching financial literacy at an early age 
  • Breaking down barriers of entry to financial advisory for women 
  • Rethinking the idea of work/life balance 
  • How an advisory team can support retention of women in the industry
  • Enabling your team members to be their authentic selves at work
  • And more!

Listen to learn ways that your firm can recruit and retain women advisors!

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Visionary Wealth Advisors  | Jana Gregorek | FlexShares Research Studies on Diversity


Ep 52: Conquering Stress Through Flexible Work Arrangements — With Lauren Oschman, CFP®



As vaccinations ramp up and offices are re-open, many firms are facing a dilemma: 

Bring the entire staff back, create a hybrid team model or go fully virtual?

In this fourth episode of our Advisor Wellness series, Laura Gregg and David Partain speak with Lauren Oschman, CFP®, Partner, Chief Experience Officer and producing Advisor at Vestia Personal Wealth Advisors. They discuss the power of building an intentional firm culture that embraces flexibility in both work location and hours and how this ultimately can promote greater productivity while reducing stress for the team and its partners.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The bold way Vestia is recruiting remote hires
  • Using remote/hybrid work models to help alleviate stress and build diversity
  • Why culture matters and how to build it virtually
  • How a virtual model has increased the retention of physician clients
  • Insights into how virtual engagement can actually deepen client relationships
  • Strategies to effectively onboard remote hires
  • And more!

Listen in now to discover how to create an optimal mix of virtual and in-office staff!

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Lauren Oschman | Vestia Personal Wealth Advisors | Episode 18: Serving Medical Professionals During COVID-19 – With Lauren Oschman

Investment advisory services offered through Vestia Personal Wealth Advisors, Vestia Retirement Plan Consultants, and Vestia Advisors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. Securities offered through Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc., 5187 Utica Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA. 52807 (563)326-2064. Member FINRA/SIPC. Vestia Personal Wealth Advisors, Vestia Retirement Plan Consultants, Vestia Advisors, LLC and Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc. are independently owned and operated.


Ep 49: Conquering Stress: Harnessing the Power of Your Anxiety — With Dr. Chloe Carmichael



Advisors are stressed, and female advisors report the higher levels of stress. But is that necessarily bad?

This is the second 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. Chloe Carmichael, a clinical psychologist whose private practice in New York City focuses on stress management, relationship issues, self-esteem and coaching.  Dr. Chloe is the author of the recently published book, Nervous Energy: Harness the Power of Your Anxiety. 

Laura Gregg, David Partain and Dr. Chloe explore what’s behind advisor stress and anxiety and why reporting being stressed may actually be a sign of good mental health. Dr. Chloe offers tips for women – and all advisors feeling overwhelmed — on how to ask for help and get it.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • You’re stressed out.  Now what?
  • Are women really more stressed than men?
  • Powerful words to use when asking for help.
  • How to harness the power of your anxiety.
  • Tips for leaders to help teams navigate uncertainty.
  • And more!

Tune in today to discover how to effectively channel your stress and anxiety in ways that will help your business and relationships!

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University. Her private practice focuses on stress management, relationship issues, self esteem, and coaching. Dr. Carmichael sees clients in her Manhattan office or via video. She is the author of Nervous Energy: Harness the Power of  Your Anxiety (in press, Macmillan, 2021)

Resources: FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Laura Gregg | David Partain | Dr. Chloe | Connect with Dr. Chloe Carmichael on LinkedIn | Nervous Energy: Harness the Power of Your Anxiety