What Joan Rivers can teach advisers

  • 18 September 2015
  • Published in Ifa

Whether you loved or hated her comedy, you can’t help but admire Joan Rivers’ amazing work ethic. This lady was 81 years old and in the prime of her career – working right up until the day she passed away.

One of my guilty pleasures is watching “Fashion Police” on the E Channel. Unfortunately Joan, the show’s host, recently passed away unexpectedly from complications with a minor surgery.

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3 Steps to hiring ‘high performance’ people

If every member of your staff were able to contribute an extra hour of effective productivity every day, imagine what that would do to your bottom line. The good news is that it’s absolutely possible.

If every member of your staff were able to contribute an extra hour of effective productivity every day, imagine what that would do to your bottom line. The good news is that it’s absolutely possible.

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Focus on performance, not wellbeing

Thinking of spending money on generic wellbeing programs for your staff? You may want to think again.

The first few months of the year is a time to feel refreshed and invigorated. It’s generally full of New Year’s resolutions and things to do differently. As a part-time fitness instructor I also know it as the month that many decide to focus on wellbeing – class numbers at the gym are, quite frankly, a little frightening.

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Two birds, one stone

  • 13 November 2014
  • Published in Ifa

Save time and energy and save your staff by working on productivity.

Two of the biggest issues for financial planners and other small business owners always seem to be:

1) Time – we all want more of it
2) Staff – how to keep great staff

Well both of these can be dealt with by working on your productivity. Think about Olympic swimmers? Do they just jump in the pool and starting flapping their arms and legs and hope for a gold medal? No. In fact they look effortless. Most of them look like they are hardly even kicking!

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