Victor Ricciardi, Assistant Professor of Financial Management, Goucher College
Professor Ricciardi discusses behavioral finance, the psychology behind risk-taking, what makes individuals feel the way they do when making financial judgments, and how understanding our cognitive (mental) and affective (emotional) issues makes us better decision makers. He also highlights important issues from his current book Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing with co-editor H. Kent Baker.
Araldo Menegon, Global Managing Director, Financial Services, Fortinet and John Bryant, CTO of Options
Fortinet protects the most valuable assets of the largest financial services institutions across the globe. Learn how they provide high-performance protection against cyber-threats by hearing from security experts and key customers.
Join us for a live interactive webinar session where Paul Niederer, the CEO of the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB), will discuss how the world’s oldest equities crowdfunding platform has been able to remain FRAUD FREE after completing hundreds of raises in over 10 years in operation.
Webinar viewers will learn how to identify red flags before deploying capital on equity crowdfunding or marketplace lending platforms as well as gain an understanding of “Investor Commanded Transparency”.
A MUST-VIEW webinar for novice investors, experienced venture investors (especially FinTech investors), financial advisors, issuers, underwriters and regulators.
Martin Bamford, Managing Director, Informed Choice
A recent report suggested that nearly half of IFAs are recommending their clients invest in multi-asset investment funds. Increased market volatility appears to have resulted in more IFAs recommending these fund solutions. Despite their rising popularity, are multi-asset funds the panacea they appear to be? Are IFAs delegating too much responsibility for risk management and investment performance when opting for multi-asset funds, instead of constructing a portfolio of single-asset class funds? In this presentation, Martin will explore the arguments for and against the use of multi-asset funds for advised investment clients. His conclusions might surprise you.
Pensions freedoms in the UK are now nearly 6 months old. Advisers have been adding value by helping clients make an informed decision on the choices available, but are all tools that are available to help in this process equally fit for purpose?
Understanding how the tools work and their limitations is a critical step both in providing compliant and robust advice, and in explaining the results to clients.
eValue explains the methodologies and limitations of the income planning tools provided to advisers to help advisers ask the right questions to become comfortable with the tools selected. The webinar covers:
- Why the modelling risks are so important in post retirement income planning
- The main types of forecast methodology and their limitations
- What to look out for when choosing your income planning tool
Great communication starts with great listening. And great listening starts with an inner listening called Mindfulness, a simple practice done 10-20 min. a day that makes an average communicator into a great one. Transform hollow interactions into engaged, dynamic relationships by being present and in the moment. Learn why successful organizations all over the world are bringing Mindfulness to the workplace. Developing inner awareness leads to productive relationship building, sharpening crucial skills in management, improving sales & operations at successful firms. Win the trust across the spectrum of those you communicate with, from clients to colleagues, employees to senior management, in every interaction.
You Will Learn:
1.What Mindfulness is & why it is useful in the business world.
2.How this simple practice enhances self-awareness, making one a potent & attentive listener.
3.How to be 100% in the present moment, focused, free of distractions.
4.A 5-phase process that leads to effective communication & deep trust, yielding sustainable professional & personal relationships.
5.How Mindfulness training has been embraced across industries, including health, financial services, technology, government, journalism, entertainment, social services, think tanks, law enforcement, the military & education. (Google, Apple, Aetna, Virgin, Madison Wisconsin Police Dept, Congress, & House of Commons.)
Can’t Miss Takeaway:
•Learn the daily practice of Mindfulness & how it delivers practical benefits.
•Have access to an audio guide to a daily Mindfulness practice.
•Receive a free on-line copy of George Kinder’s book, Transforming Suffering into Wisdom: Mindfulness & The Art of Inner Listening.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who wishes to be more effective in their communication skills, with greater control, clearer focus, more patience, flexibility & skill, greater leadership & access to intuition, values, creativity, & managing stress & difficult emotions with poise.
Lee Robertson, CEO & Chartered Wealth Manager, Investment Quorum
With the recent rollercoaster ride that the Dow Jones Industrial Average has taken, much has been said about the future of the markets and where investors should put their money.
From multi-asset fund strategies to interest rate decisions, listen in as Lee Robertson, CEO & Chartered Wealth Manager at Investment Quorum, shares his thoughts on the current market situation and gives his tips on how to take these changes on in stride.
Derek Bradley, Panacea Adviser & John Joe McGinley, Glassagh Consulting
Panacea Adviser has teamed up with ‘ThoughtLeadership Live’ and John Joe McGinley of Glassagh Consulting to produce a FREE ‘Bento for One’ webcast to support and educate advisers on how to prepare your business for the future.
Panacea Adviser and Glassagh Consulting recently launched a new free guide for advisory practices entitled, ‘Getting Ready for the Future of Advice’.
This webcast looks at the various tools this guide covers and will walk you through how you can future proof your business and ensure you identify, respond and develop to manage industry changes.
We will also look at future trends and how business tools can be used to plan for the future in a positive and profitable manner.
Sam Turner, Online Marketing Strategist, ClientsFirst
Do you have a blog or news section on your website? Are you attracting high levels of traffic, but low numbers of leads for your firm? You're not alone! Converting website visitors to enquiries (and eventually clients) is a huge problem for many professional services firms. In this presentation, we'll talk about why this is the case, what you can do to combat it and how you can implement a full 'lead nurturing' system to keep converting visitors to clients, time and time again.
Julie Currid, COO of Initiafy, and Sean Fennell, CEO of Initiafy
No matter what you call it, the process of bringing new contractors and temporary employees into your company can be challenging. Nowadays, the most inspirational companies use technology to care for and manage their contingency workforce so that everyone feels engaged and has an impact on productivity.
Contractors and temporary employees may spend much shorter periods of time on your workforce.They may have different skill sets and be carrying out different work.They may even work on different locations to your direct employees. But they still need to be on-boarded in a way which keeps them safe and gets them productive in a timely manner.
This presentation will bring you through the steps you should take when planning your initiation process for contractors and temporary employees.
It advises you on your obligations as well as the kind of information you may wish to impart.
YSC is a business psychology consultancy who have been at the forefront of assessing high potential in FTSE 100 organisations. This session will look at their model of high potential and identify the process of assessment involved to understand the psychological components which are deterministic of high potential performance and leadership.
The model used by YSC is the most applied in the UK and has been formally validated through extensive research
Everyone is becoming accepting of the fact that technology has a role in the client experience and client journey within the wealth management industry.
Many are better understanding the impacts on the operating costs for service delivery. While some have completely embraced the cost saving advantages to such an extent that they have stormed onto the scene and gaining market share.
This rising presence of technology has brought about a new and unique relationship management standard. One that takes several steps away from the long standing traditional lorels of relationship management. However, it has allowed firms to take many a step closer to the ultimate focus, the client and their needs.
Scorpio Partnership explores the current state of our industry and attempts to answer the new big questions that should be on everyone’s minds:
How is technology really going to transform the wealth management landscape?
What does this trend really mean for traditional wealth management?
Stephanie Davies, Behavioral Strategist and CEO, Laughology
There is a large amount of literature on happiness and the importance it has on our lives and work. There have been various studies into the connection between happiness in the workplace, learning and productivity and the general well-being of staff and individuals. This introductory webinar will introduce the neuroscience of happiness and the connection to creating a positive culture and how using humour as a cognitive tool helps create adaptable, resilient teams.
In this webinar you will explore:
- What is Laughology – The science and psychology of motivation, emotions, happiness and humour
- Why happiness, humour and laughter is vital in all workplaces
- What does happiness really mean for organisations
· How a happy workforce is more flexible to change
· Humour as a system for processing information and being positive
Bonnie Marcus, M.Ed., with host Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
Today’s workplace is a complex environment that challenges ambitious women. The path to the top isn’t straightforward and it’s critical to understand the workplace dynamics in order to avoid potential barriers.
This session provides the necessary tools to understand and overcome the obstacles in today’s complex work environment in order to reach your career goals. Watch while Kathleen Burns Kingsbury interviews Bonnie Marcus, certified executive coach, speaker and author, and you'll discover:
• How to assess the power, the rules, and the culture of your organization in order to navigate successfully.
• How to identify and plug into the power grid in your organization.
• How to use self-promotion, strategic networking, and sponsorship to get ahead.
"The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be.
Rapidly going from national bestseller to global phenomenon, The Go-Giver soon gained a devoted following in its original English and in more than 21 foreign-language editions. From schools, churches and hospitals to law firms and information technology companies, individuals and groups around the world have applied the book’s Five Laws of Stratospheric Success to their organizations and businesses, relationships and personal lives."
Join Meridith Elliott Powell as she interviews Bob Burg, Speaker and co-author of the International Best Seller, The Go-Giver. This webinar is full of information you will use every single day as you move forward with your business! Learn to shift the way you relate and even the way you view your business to increase value, build trust, and gain profits. This is one webinar you will NOT want to miss.
Host Meridith Elliott Powell with Guest Polly Pitchford
Time to Rediscover a Healthy You! To increase your bottom line, you need to make sure your health and wellness are at optimal performance! Join Host Meridith Elliott Powell as she interviews author, speaker, and health coach Polly Pitchford. Polly's radical approach to fitness will transform your lifestyle as you navigate the corporate world! Get the secrets that will increase your optimal performance, any day of the week!
Lazetta Braxton, CFP®, with host Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
The Diversity and Inclusion needle in the financial services industry has remained nearly stagnant even though it’s the 21st Century. During this webinar, Kathleen Burns Kinsgbury discusses this topic with Lazetta Braxton, CFP®, Founder and CEO of Financial Fountains. Watch this webinar to discover:
- How leaders in the financial services industry can better accept their role as Diversity and Inclusion gatekeepers
- Why you don’t want to put all of your eggs in one basket
- What level of “risk” your firm may endure to realize its Diversity and Inclusion goal
Join us for a live interactive webinar session with Cromwell Coulson, CEO of OTC Markets Group, and Industry Recognized Securities Attorney, Sam Guzik. Cromwell will present liquidity options for new Reg A+ offerings. Sam will provide a brief regulatory update on venture exchanges and field questions regarding the legal structures for Reg A+
Thought Leadership for Financial Advisors (TLFA) provides Registered Investment Advisors (RIA) and fee-only financial advisors with practice management insights. You can find industry luminaries presenting weekly webinars on topics such as social media, marketing, referrals, engaging the affluent, compliance, life planning, retirement planning, and succession planning.
You can attend the webinars at no cost and will be able to submit real-time questions to presenters during the live online events. If you are unable to attend a webinar live, you can also view it afterward on demand.