The Client-centred Blog

Welcome to The Client Centred Blog; Free content that shares a fresh approach to thriving as a financial professional in a rapidly changing environment.

This blog has its foundation in a new understanding of the human mind that gives you the ultimate platform for creating better results, thriving under any circumstances and living the life you want.     

I invite you to explore the materials, reflect upon how it relates to you and your business and enjoy the benefits.

Is over-thinking your barrier to a more wonderful life?

My good friend Alex Manzi created a popular podcast called Dreamers Disease where he interviews inspirational guests about what they do, why they do it and their motivations. A few weeks ago we met up for a coffee and came up with idea of sending his subscribers a couple of questions and then using their…

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The biggest lie that holds you back

Do you know what the biggest lie we tell ourselves is? I cannot change. This false belief is at the core of why so many people get stuck in a rut, living out the same old thinking and behavioural habits, often for years. It is also apparent that one of the most common, if not…

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No pain, no gain vs. no pain, no pain

Dusan Djukich wrote in his book ‘Straight-line Leadership’, “Most failure comes from quitting too soon.” I guess we have all had projects, ideas and changes we intended to implement but, as he says, we have quit too soon. If we had stayed in the game, then we would have created much greater success. And this…

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The information delusion

I moved offices recently and it was a wonderful opportunity to have a proper clear-out and throw out what I no longer needed. On one shelf there was a large pile of notes and papers and as I began to go through them I realised they were all from the various conferences, events and seminars…

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Who pushes your buttons?

One fine sunny day Theresa was driving down the M20 towards the south coast with her friend Gavin, enjoying the conversation. That was until another car, driven by Jean-Claude, overtook and cut dangerously across Theresa causing her to brake hard. Theresa was not going to let him get away with that! She stamped hard on…

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Resilience – The essential key to suffering less and accomplishing more

Have you noticed how resilience has become a hot topic in business? There are TED talks on it, it is being written about in the Harvard Business Review and organisations are beginning to realise that high resilience levels are a major factor in creating sustainable success. Often, the most successful people and businesses are not…

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Quick guide: Get more of your best thinking

There are many factors involved in the process of creating, running and continually improving your business. Getting clients, servicing them, building an infrastructure, innovating, responding to changes… Success in any of these activities is under-pinned by the quality of thinking that is brought to each one. A client and I were talking about this and…

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My favourite Einstein quote and why it matters

There aren’t that many true bona fide geniuses, past or present, but Albert Einstein was certainly in that category. Apart from his work in the field of physics his insight and clarity into how the human mind works were extraordinary too. My favourite quote attributed to Einstein’s is: “We cannot solve our problems with the…

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The Impact Factor

“What can I change or add to my product or service that will make this even more attractive, and compelling and irresistible?” 100 ways to create wealth by Steve Chandler and Sam Beckford Dan, is a financial planner who has been in business 7 years and very much wants to build his practice and increase…

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Qualified financial planner – but holding back?

Just recently I had lunch with an adviser friend of mine and he revealed to me that despite becoming a certified financial planner five years ago, regularly attending meetings and events for planners and wanting to only offer a financial planning service he is not actually doing it. He said that he was still only…

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