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Always On with Duncan MacPherson

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If you are committed to continually working on yourself and your business, this podcast is for you. Always On is dedicated to and features relentlessly innovative, ambitious, and balanced business professionals who are motivated by personal and professional plateau avoidance. Join host Duncan MacPherson, best-selling author, thought leader, speaker, Business Coach, and CEO of Pareto Systems, as he interviews some of the top business professionals today.

Location:

Canada

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If you are committed to continually working on yourself and your business, this podcast is for you. Always On is dedicated to and features relentlessly innovative, ambitious, and balanced business professionals who are motivated by personal and professional plateau avoidance. Join host Duncan MacPherson, best-selling author, thought leader, speaker, Business Coach, and CEO of Pareto Systems, as he interviews some of the top business professionals today.

Language:

English

Contact:

1.866.593.8020


Episodes

Leaving No Stone Unturned: How to Maximize Your Exit Strategy with Ted Jenkin (Ep. 54)

2/22/2024
Want to receive maximum value for the business you’ve worked so hard to build? The key lies in being proactive with your exit strategy. Dive into a thought-provoking conversation between Duncan MacPherson and returning guest Ted Jenkin, CEO of oXYGen Financial and president of Exit Stage Left Advisors. Together, they uncover practical insights to streamline … Continue reading Leaving No Stone Unturned: How to Maximize Your Exit Strategy with Ted Jenkin (Ep. 54) →

Duration:00:47:22

Shaping Your Branding Strategy: How to Run a Client Advisory Council with Mike “Cy” Cajthaml Jr. (Ep. 53)

2/1/2024
In your mind, you have a certain brand image and value proposition for your business. Do your clients see it the same way? Are your clients well-equipped to tell your story for you and be your biggest advocates? Join Duncan MacPherson and Mike “Cy” Cajthaml Jr., a business consultant at Pareto Systems, as they delve … Continue reading Shaping Your Branding Strategy: How to Run a Client Advisory Council with Mike “Cy” Cajthaml Jr. (Ep. 53) →

Duration:00:55:16

Harness the Power of AI: Game-Changing Strategies for Modern Advisors with Craig Kirkpatrick (Ep. 52)

1/11/2024
Whether you like it or not, the world is quickly adopting artificial intelligence (AI). Now, the choice is yours — Do you want to get on board and leverage AI to improve your business? Or do you want to risk falling behind other advisors? To stay ahead of the curve, Join Duncan MacPherson and Craig … Continue reading Harness the Power of AI: Game-Changing Strategies for Modern Advisors with Craig Kirkpatrick (Ep. 52) →

Duration:00:44:47

From Organic to Scalable Growth with Bill Sowell (Ep. 51)

12/28/2023
The transition to fee-based services has prompted advisors to prioritize fee-worthiness, with clients focusing less on cost and more on perceived value. Plus, the complexities of relationship management may be amplified in a B2B upscaling model. In this episode, Duncan MacPherson speaks with Bill Sowell, CEO of Sowell Management, about the distinction between salesmanship and … Continue reading From Organic to Scalable Growth with Bill Sowell (Ep. 51) →

Duration:01:07:10

Timely and Timeless Best Practices with Chris Jeppesen (Ep. 50)

12/7/2023
In the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of financial advising, get ready to discover timely and timeless strategies that help you achieve professional contrast and create enduring value for clients. In this 50th-episode special, Duncan MacPherson is back with co-author of The Blue Square Method, Chris Jeppesen, Chief of Advisory Practices at First Trust. Gleaning from … Continue reading Timely and Timeless Best Practices with Chris Jeppesen (Ep. 50) →

Duration:00:59:48

Embracing the C-Suite with Max and Lucas Winthrop (Ep. 49)

11/16/2023
For years, financial advisors saw themselves as brokers, being mostly transactional and product-driven. Today, advisors wear many hats. It’s no longer just a book of business, but an actual business! In this episode, Duncan MacPherson joins Max Winthrop, CEO, and Lucas Winthrop, COO, of Winthrop Wealth and long-time clients of Pareto Systems. They emphasize the … Continue reading Embracing the C-Suite with Max and Lucas Winthrop (Ep. 49) →

Duration:01:26:16

Make Your Clients The Voice With Steve Phillips (Ep. 48)

10/26/2023
Have you ever stepped into your clients’ shoes to see your business from their point of view? Understanding how they perceive your value is key to building lasting relationships. In this episode, Duncan MacPherson engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Steve Phillips, Chief Practice Management and Development Officer at USA Financial and a consultant at … Continue reading Make Your Clients The Voice With Steve Phillips (Ep. 48) →

Duration:01:01:14

Rejuvenating Client Relationships with Matt Cardella (Ep. 47)

10/5/2023
Advisors, are you looking for ways to rejuvenate your client relationships? Creating a meaningful impact in their lives is only a part of it. It’s equally important that your clients know (and appreciate) your value and process! In this episode, Duncan MacPherson joins Matt Cardella, a financial advisor at Raymond James. Matt shares how his … Continue reading Rejuvenating Client Relationships with Matt Cardella (Ep. 47) →

Duration:01:05:28

Balancing Riches and Relationships: Family-Centric Wealth Management with Jeff Savlov (Ep. 46)

9/14/2023
It is very common for first-generation, self-made, affluent people to shield their children from hardships. But that safety net can become a hammock of complacency…and entitlement! In this episode, Duncan MacPherson joins Jeff Savlov, family business and wealth consultant, and the founder of Blum & Savlov, LLP. They discuss how to address family dynamics in … Continue reading Balancing Riches and Relationships: Family-Centric Wealth Management with Jeff Savlov (Ep. 46) →

Duration:01:07:36

One Good Idea to Build Strong Client Relationships with Cathi Durrell (Ep. 45)

8/24/2023
People are bombarded with hundreds of emails and messages daily. In a world dominated by digital communication, you need to do something that stops your clients in their tracks. You have to snap them out of the trance… But how? In this episode, Duncan MacPherson joins Cathi Durrell, owner of Lavish Cards, to discuss how … Continue reading One Good Idea to Build Strong Client Relationships with Cathi Durrell (Ep. 45) →

Duration:01:01:52

Strategic Acumen in Mergers and Acquisitions with Martin Luc Derome (Ep. 44)

8/10/2023
Selling a business is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many advisors. Do you really want to rush into the transaction? Or do you want to make sure you find the right buyer, receive maximum enterprise value, and leave your clients in good hands? In this episode, Duncan MacPherson interviews Martin Luc Derome, president of Queenston. Specializing … Continue reading Strategic Acumen in Mergers and Acquisitions with Martin Luc Derome (Ep. 44) →

Duration:00:50:35

Elevating Relationship Management and Emotional Intelligence with Dr. Betsy Guerra (Ep. 43)

7/20/2023
Today, financial professionals have to wear many hats, one of which involves providing emotional support to clients. It has become an invaluable part of the advisor-client relationship! In this revealing and thought-provoking podcast, Duncan MacPherson speaks with Dr. Betsy Guerra, a bilingual keynote speaker, psychotherapist, coach, and author of Hurt 2 Hope: Heal the Pain … Continue reading Elevating Relationship Management and Emotional Intelligence with Dr. Betsy Guerra (Ep. 43) →

Duration:01:12:42

Unlocking Financial Impact and Legacy with Ted Jenkin (Ep. 42)

6/29/2023
The Power of Partial Sale for Financial Advisors’ Business Transition In this insightful podcast, Duncan MacPherson speaks with Ted Jenkin, CEO of oXYGen Financial and they explore the substantial financial impact that advisors can realize over time through a structured buyout, offering a promising path to a secure future. Discover how this unique strategy not … Continue reading Unlocking Financial Impact and Legacy with Ted Jenkin (Ep. 42) →

Duration:00:52:12

Automate, Engage and Retain: The Future of Marketing in Finance with Kevin Mulhern (Ep. 41)

6/15/2023
Do you want to attract, engage, and retain clients without having to spend too much time on tedious marketing tasks? In this episode, Duncan MacPherson speaks with Kevin Mulhern, CEO and co-founder of AdvisorStream, a digital marketing platform for financial advisors. They talk about making small tweaks to achieve organic growth, focusing on relationship management … Continue reading Automate, Engage and Retain: The Future of Marketing in Finance with Kevin Mulhern (Ep. 41) →

Duration:00:42:59

The Total Relationship: The Best Value-Add Advisors Can Offer with Tyson Ray (Ep. 40)

5/25/2023
The biggest value-add advisors offer to their clients does not lie in the rates of return or complex financial reports. It lies in the advisor-client relationship! In this episode, Duncan MacPherson speaks with Tyson Ray, CFP®, CExP®, CIMA®, founding partner at FORM Wealth Advisors, about the concept of Total Relationship and how it can help … Continue reading The Total Relationship: The Best Value-Add Advisors Can Offer with Tyson Ray (Ep. 40) →

Duration:01:16:12

How to Maximize Your Life’s Work with Sherri Palle (Ep. 39)

5/4/2023
Are you 10 years or less from selling your practice? If so, now is the time to start thinking about your succession plan so you can maximize your life’s work (i.e., your business valuation). In this episode, Duncan MacPherson speaks with Sherri Palle, business consultant and coach at Pareto Systems, about how business owners can … Continue reading How to Maximize Your Life’s Work with Sherri Palle (Ep. 39) →

Duration:01:08:19

Achieving Professional Scarcity and Professional Contrast with Steve Phillips (Ep. 38)

4/13/2023
Creating professional contrast and scarcity, improving referability, alleviating loyalty fatigue…These are all key pieces of the bigger puzzle: How to grow your practice to the next level? In this episode, Duncan MacPherson speaks with Steve Phillips, chief practice management officer at USA Financial and a business consultant at Pareto Systems. They share best practices and … Continue reading Achieving Professional Scarcity and Professional Contrast with Steve Phillips (Ep. 38) →

Duration:01:01:59

Avoiding a Plateau: A Case Study in Professional Contrast and Scarcity with Terry Gronbeck-Jones (Ep 37)

3/16/2023
Sometimes, the best way to grow upmarket is to “grow down” or right-size your business. This can require advisors to adopt changes that seem counterintuitive at first — such as disassociating from certain clients. In this episode, Duncan MacPherson talks to Terry Gronbeck-Jones, co-founder of Mindset Consulting and a business development consultant at Pareto Systems. … Continue reading Avoiding a Plateau: A Case Study in Professional Contrast and Scarcity with Terry Gronbeck-Jones (Ep 37) →

Duration:00:50:54

Being Process-Driven With Peter Dobrich (Ep. 36)

2/23/2023
You’ve got 24 hours in a day and five days in a work week. Wouldn’t it be incredible to be able to put more sand in your hourglass? It is possible if you become highly process-driven and liberate yourself from the daily minutia of financial planning, which can be easily automated, streamlined or outsourced! In … Continue reading Being Process-Driven With Peter Dobrich (Ep. 36) →

Duration:00:39:50

The Anatomy of an Offer With Ted Jenkin (Ep. 35)

2/2/2023
There is a simple mantra in business: Every business is built to be sold. Whether you plan to exit in the next 18 months or after 10 years, it is important to know your options so you can achieve the best possible outcome. In this episode, Duncan MacPherson talks to Ted Jenkin, CEO of oXYGen … Continue reading The Anatomy of an Offer With Ted Jenkin (Ep. 35) →

Duration:00:52:36