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Fintech CEOs Adam Holt & Derek Notman host Rethink, the Financial Advisor podcast. With decades of real world experience as veteran and actively practicing advisors they’re rethinking what it takes to succeed as a financial advisor in the 21st century. Challenging the status quo, Holt and Notman examine practice management, technology, planning, products, delivery of advice, digital marketing, designations, compensation, licenses, types of advisor, mindset, and entrepreneurship – all thoroughly explored and debated. Starting, growing, and running an advisory practice should no longer be done like it’s 1985. Notman and Holt ask the tough questions to get the answers no one else is telling you. Fresh, innovative, brutally honest, inspiring, tactical, and a side of peaceful rebellion banter – just what you needed to learn something new and walk away with a smile.

Fintech CEOs Adam Holt & Derek Notman host Rethink, the Financial Advisor podcast. With decades of real world experience as veteran and actively practicing advisors they’re rethinking what it takes to succeed as a financial advisor in the 21st century. Challenging the status quo, Holt and Notman examine practice management, technology, planning, products, delivery of advice, digital marketing, designations, compensation, licenses, types of advisor, mindset, and entrepreneurship – all thoroughly explored and debated. Starting, growing, and running an advisory practice should no longer be done like it’s 1985. Notman and Holt ask the tough questions to get the answers no one else is telling you. Fresh, innovative, brutally honest, inspiring, tactical, and a side of peaceful rebellion banter – just what you needed to learn something new and walk away with a smile.

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Fintech CEOs Adam Holt & Derek Notman host Rethink, the Financial Advisor podcast. With decades of real world experience as veteran and actively practicing advisors they’re rethinking what it takes to succeed as a financial advisor in the 21st century. Challenging the status quo, Holt and Notman examine practice management, technology, planning, products, delivery of advice, digital marketing, designations, compensation, licenses, types of advisor, mindset, and entrepreneurship – all thoroughly explored and debated. Starting, growing, and running an advisory practice should no longer be done like it’s 1985. Notman and Holt ask the tough questions to get the answers no one else is telling you. Fresh, innovative, brutally honest, inspiring, tactical, and a side of peaceful rebellion banter – just what you needed to learn something new and walk away with a smile.

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English


Episodes

The Risk of Advisor Complacency Featuring Aaron Klein (Ep. 20)

4/27/2022
Today’s fintech solutions are improving financial professional productivity by rethinking how they integrate technology available. And yet, advisors are telling us that they’re using legacy tools that are 5, 10 and 20 years old. Consider how this complacency is going to snowball as we move into digital-first consumer expectations. In this episode, Adam Holt & … Continue reading The Risk of Advisor Complacency Featuring Aaron Klein (Ep. 20) →

Duration:00:33:13

Surviving the (Digital) Tsunami With Jason Wenk (Ep. 19)

4/13/2022
A digital tsunami is coming. This is your warning! The major changes that are coming to the financial (digital) advisor are going to be disruptive in ways we’ve never seen before. Adam Holt & Derek Notman welcome Jason Wenk, CEO and founder of Altruist, into the Rethink Tank to discuss the technology revolution and its … Continue reading Surviving the (Digital) Tsunami With Jason Wenk (Ep. 19) →

Duration:00:40:11

Building a Social Media Following With Devin Banerjee of LinkedIn (Ep. 18)

3/30/2022
As a financial advisor, does the number of followers you have on social media matter? Well, if you’re trying to grow your advising business, the more people who hear your authentic voice the better, right? And, when it comes to social media, the growth potential is truly unlimited. But how do you start to build … Continue reading Building a Social Media Following With Devin Banerjee of LinkedIn (Ep. 18) →

Duration:00:38:02

Rethinking the Significance of Advice in a Sustainable Sales Practice featuring Joe Jordan (Ep. 17)

3/16/2022
Market-centric advisory practices are unsustainable. Developing a customer-centric model is therefore imperative to ensure long-term business sustainability. In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman rethink what it means to run a sustainable advisory practice. Adam and Derek bring Joe Jordan into the Rethink tank to share his profound vignette phrases and wealth of experience … Continue reading Rethinking the Significance of Advice in a Sustainable Sales Practice featuring Joe Jordan (Ep....

Duration:00:30:06

The “B” in Beta Stands for Behavior With Daniel Crosby (Ep 16)

3/2/2022
Is it possible that the biggest influence on investor outcomes is their own behavior? How can advisors quantify and help their clients capitalize on one of the biggest value propositions often unspoken. Join Adam and Derek as they interview Dr. Daniel Crosby in the Rethink Tank for his unique and frank perspective on where advisors … Continue reading The “B” in Beta Stands for Behavior With Daniel Crosby (Ep 16) →

Duration:00:34:33

Beyond Fiduciary featuring George Kinder (Ep.15)

2/2/2022
What do Life Planning and Dream of Freedom have to do with being a Fiduciary? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman invite George Kinder into the Rethink Tank to talk about the critical mindset of being a client fiduciary. George shares his perspective of how financial advice can help people find meaning, and … Continue reading Beyond Fiduciary featuring George Kinder (Ep.15) →

Duration:00:34:44

14. Rethink: Advisor Bias In Distribution Planning featuring Ramsey Smith

1/19/2022
The number one goal and pain point addressed by financial professionals is the sustainability of retirement spending. With all of the effort placed on accumulation funding, the demographics of world population dictate that distribution planning will become the hottest topic in the next decade. Concerns about mortality, interest rates, inflation, dividend yields, real estate and … Continue reading 14. Rethink: Advisor Bias In Distribution Planning featuring Ramsey Smith →

Duration:00:33:47

13. Rethink: Attracting Ideal Clients as a Thought Leader

1/5/2022
Being a thought-leading advisor is simply the way forward to attract the type of client you want to serve (and that wants to work with you). So how do you attract ideal clients as a thought leader? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman discuss how proving yourself as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) … Continue reading 13. Rethink: Attracting Ideal Clients as a Thought Leader →

Duration:00:41:20

12. 10 Things Advisors Shouldn’t Do (Just sayin’)

12/22/2021
It is the end of the year, so sit back and prepare to laugh out loud and have a little fun with Adam and Derek as they give you 10 things that you absolutely should NOT be doing as an advisor. In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman share a list of ten things … Continue reading 12. 10 Things Advisors Shouldn’t Do (Just sayin’) →

Duration:00:34:25

11. Rethink: Advisor vs. Entrepreneur featuring Robert Sofia

12/1/2021
Do you consider yourself to be a financial advisor first or an entrepreneur? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman rethink the financial industry with the help of Robert Sofia about whether or not advisors should be thinking with an entrepreneurial mindset. Adam and Derek speak to their own experiences and discuss how an … Continue reading 11. Rethink: Advisor vs. Entrepreneur featuring Robert Sofia →

Duration:00:38:18

10. Rethink: Moving Firms – Captive vs IBD vs RIA – featuring Ryan Shanks

11/17/2021
A common question in the industry is what type of firm is best for a financial professional in today’s advisory world. Is it captive or independent? Is it insurance, wealth management or registered investment advisor? Is it a hybrid? Is it some combination? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman speak with Ryan Shanks, … Continue reading 10. Rethink: Moving Firms – Captive vs IBD vs RIA – featuring Ryan Shanks →

Duration:00:32:27

9. Rethink: Advisor, Adviser or Advicer – featuring Michael Kitces

10/27/2021
As you likely know, the financial services business is changing in the way advice is delivered to clients, so this begs the question, is a professional’s identity best defined by being a “financial advisor, adviser, or advicer”? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman invite the renowned Michael Kitces to the Rethink Tank to … Continue reading 9. Rethink: Advisor, Adviser or Advicer – featuring Michael Kitces →

Duration:00:31:57

8. Rethink: Paid vs Organic Digital Marketing

10/7/2021
When building your marketing brand – what should you pay for and what should you not pay for? When you chose to get into the financial advice industry, marketing was probably the last thing on your mind, however, it is a critical part of your brand awareness today. In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek … Continue reading 8. Rethink: Paid vs Organic Digital Marketing →

Duration:00:42:06

7. Rethink: Marketing Vs. Prospecting

9/23/2021
As a financial advisor it’s important to figure out how you’re going to generate more leads and customers — are you going to cold call potential clients or create an online presence? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman rethink the idea of prospecting in the financial industry and how (digital) marketing might change … Continue reading 7. Rethink: Marketing Vs. Prospecting →

Duration:00:42:05

6. Rethink: Are You a Star Player or Team Coach?

9/9/2021
On a sports team, every role is important to reaching a goal, and the financial space is no different. The question is, are you one of the star players or are you the head coach? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman discuss how your identity plays a key role in determining how you … Continue reading 6. Rethink: Are You a Star Player or Team Coach? →

Duration:00:42:06

5. Rethink: Financial Advice a Luxury or Necessity?

8/26/2021
There is a common phrase that indicates the luxuries of one generation will become the necessities of the next. But how does this age-old concept relate to the financial industry? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman rethink the financial industry in terms of luxuries versus necessities. The duo dissect how services once seen … Continue reading 5. Rethink: Financial Advice a Luxury or Necessity? →

Duration:00:44:02

4. Rethink: Brick and Mortar vs. Remote

8/12/2021
The trend of turning to remote business is one that has been going on for years, but the pandemic has accelerated that push. The way you respond to the change is going to set you apart from the other advisors that are doing the same thing. In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman discuss … Continue reading 4. Rethink: Brick and Mortar vs. Remote →

Duration:00:40:37

3. Rethink: Human vs The Robo-Advisor

7/30/2021
Technology is changing. It is adapting and doing things that were once never thought possible. So, that brings us to this question – who is going to win? The Financial Advisor or the Robo-Advisor? In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman go into detail about how robo-advice is changing the financial industry, and how … Continue reading 3. Rethink: Human vs The Robo-Advisor →

Duration:00:36:40

2. Rethink: Financial Advice vs. Sales

7/15/2021
Are you an advisor who sells, or a salesperson who advises? Making that distinction is absolutely vital for you as someone working in the financial advising industry. In this episode, Adam Holt & Derek Notman speak about professional identity and the importance of defining it for yourself and your consumers. Adam and Derek speak about … Continue reading 2. Rethink: Financial Advice vs. Sales →

Duration:00:29:46

1. Rethink: Change is Coming

7/1/2021
It’s time to rethink what it means to be a financial advisor in the 21st century. Advisors and clients want something more, join us as we examine and pick apart the status quo and question everything. Introducing Rethink: The Financial Advisor Podcast In this inaugural episode, meet your hosts, Adam Holt and Derek Notman! The … Continue reading 1. Rethink: Change is Coming →

Duration:00:26:57