Curiosity and prioritizing clients’ problems is an essential skill in financial advising.
In this episode, Ana Trujillo Limón, Director, Coaching and Advisor Content, speaks with Carl Richards, Founder of The Society of Advice, about why it’s important for advisors to understand that their clients' priority is their problem, not the advisor’s solutions. They emphasize the need for advisors to stay curious, gather information about their clients' current issues, and address the challenge of delivering certainty. Additionally, they discuss the evolving role of financial advisors and the significance of the field of financial therapy.
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About our Guest:
Carl Richards is a Certified Financial Planner™ and creator of the Sketch Guy column, which appeared weekly for a decade in The New York Times. Carl has also been featured on Marketplace Money, Oprah.com, and Forbes.com. In addition, Carl has become a frequent keynote speaker at financial planning conferences and visual learning events around the world.