Adam Sandler, Tortoise and the Hare, & Warren Buffett – #Blueleafing Roundup

This Week’s Blueleafing Roundup

adam-sandler-1Adam Sandler and the Complacency Risk

(via A Wealth of Common Sense) — What on earth can Adam Sandler teach us about complacency? This very interesting blog post draws comparison between Sandler’s declining success in the movie business with how we can stay great investors and avoid of losing our esteem.

How to Live Tweet a Financial Conference

(via Investment Writing) –We’re well aware that many advisors know how to rock Twitter.  But how can live tweeting increase your notoriety and your business? Advisor Susan B. Weiner discusses how live tweeting a financial conference can help you with networking.

banner for #Blueleafing Roundup FINALWarren Buffett: These were my biggest early mistakes

(via The Reformed Broker) — Excerpted from Warren Buffett’s 1989 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, the man widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century discusses the mistakes he made early in his career. Here, we explore how even the most successful businessmen have flaws, and how we can learn from them as #Blueleafing advisors.

3 Lessons About Profitability, Fees, And Pricing That Financial Planners Can Learn From Airlines

(via Nerd’s Eye View) — What is it that we can learn from airlines that can help us become more beneficial for our clients? Frequent flyer and financial speaker Michael Kitces discusses three striking parallels between financial planning and big-time airline companies.

What is the biggest personal productivity killer?

(via The Financial Advisor Coach) – We’re all guilty of wasting precious time while we’re in the office. We are constantly distracted by multitasking, so how can we make sure we’re prioritizing the right things? A recent report suggested that our biggest productivity killer is something we may not have previously considered…Our lack of thought.

The Tortoise and the Hare of Investing

(via SEI Practically Speaking) — We all remember the Aesop’s Fable of the Tortoise and the Hare. There’s a hidden financial lesson in there. Much like the tortoise knew that “slow and steady wins the race”, see how some #Blueleafing advisors are learning that long-term investments pay off.

Articles For Clients

Here are 4 articles for you to Tweet, email or otherwise share with clients.

    Why share content? Client engagement correlates with advisor growth.

To Have and To Save (Sometimes Cash Is The Most Practical Wedding Gift)  (via Wall Street Journal)

5 Ways to Save for Your Child’s College Education (via USNews)

Best Travel Site Rewards Programs (via CNN Money)

Social Security Tips for Couples…and For Singles (via Fidelity Viewpoints)

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