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Monthly Archives: January, 2016

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) is pleased to announce the results of the first stage of this year’s National Financial Plan Competition. Four teams will advance to the Semi-Finals and start preparing their presentations for an indepth web conference in front of the Board of Directors during their Annual Board Meeting on March 3rd. The Semi-Finalist teams who are scheduled to explain their financial plan this year include: Molly Funk from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI – Mara Derderian Professor Cole Brownell and Anthony Peleaz from California State University Northridge in Northridge, CA – Inga Chira Professor…

Sales Management Magazine recently published a study that indicates the average sales and marketing professional spends approximately 80% of their time on trivia. Activities defined as trivia include managing paperwork, spending time on the computer, focusing on the minutiae and mundane and not investing in the activities and services necessary to reach out into the marketplace and spend more time with prospects and clients/customers. In order to get off to a fast start as a leader or advisor at this the beginning of 2016 and be more effective, ask yourself, knowing what you know now, what you would have done…