Soft Skills Gap – New

2021-10-20T18:39:02-05:00

To make a connection with today’s modern, savvy consumer, financial professionals need to develop specific skill sets to achieve success – especially in a post-Covid world. These are often referred to as “soft skills” and their importance is paramount. Looking at this from the consumer mindset is a great place to begin. According [...]

Soft Skills Gap – New2021-10-20T18:39:02-05:00

Mutual of Omaha Case Study – Sales Effectiveness Impact on Productivity and Retention

2021-10-20T15:21:08-05:00

Mutual of Omaha Case Study – Sales Effectiveness Impact on Productivity and Retention Mutual of Omaha implemented Trustworthy Selling as part of an organizational strategy to increase their advisor’s focus on needs-based selling over transactional selling or product-focused selling. The company went through the first step in its transformation strategy by revamping its [...]

Mutual of Omaha Case Study – Sales Effectiveness Impact on Productivity and Retention2021-10-20T15:21:08-05:00

The Soft Skills Gap: Enhancing the Advisor-Client Experience

2021-10-20T15:14:05-05:00

The Soft Skills Gap: Enhancing the Advisor-Client Experience To make a connection with today’s modern, savvy consumer, financial professionals need to develop specific skill sets to achieve success – especially in a post-Covid world. These are often referred to as “soft skills” and their importance is paramount. Looking at [...]

The Soft Skills Gap: Enhancing the Advisor-Client Experience2021-10-20T15:14:05-05:00

Best Practices for Facilitating Virtually

2021-10-20T15:15:26-05:00

Best Practices for Facilitating Virtually While facilitating in a virtual classroom environment can be similar to delivering training in a live classroom, they are definitely two different “animals”. Even the most astute traditional facilitator needs to be aware of the latest technology tools and best practices available to create [...]

Best Practices for Facilitating Virtually2021-10-20T15:15:26-05:00

Behavioral Economics: Overcoming Natural Human Tendencies

2021-10-20T14:53:16-05:00

Behavioral Economics: Overcoming Natural Human Tendencies Behavioral Economics is the fusion of psychology and economics to explain human behavior as it relates to decision-making. The concept of behavioral economics had never been studied specifically in the insurance and financial services space. HPN and LIMRA identified 7 Behavioral Economics Techniques that, [...]

Behavioral Economics: Overcoming Natural Human Tendencies2021-10-20T14:53:16-05:00

Creating Consistency and Scalability in Your Learning and Development Programs

2021-10-20T14:54:25-05:00

Creating Consistency and Scalability in Your Learning and Development Programs With the growing cost of distribution and budgets being scrutinized, financial organizations will have to begin identifying more cost-effective methods to deliver training and development that is salable. In addition, the trend from the last decade where each firm is [...]

Creating Consistency and Scalability in Your Learning and Development Programs2021-10-20T14:54:25-05:00

The Language and Four Facets of Trust

2021-10-20T14:57:39-05:00

The Language and Four Facets of Trust In a recent MDRT study, 85% of consumers, across all generations, stated it was “more difficult to trust an advisor today vs five years ago.” However, only 59% of advisors believed that to be the case, representing a gap of 26%. And yet [...]

The Language and Four Facets of Trust2021-10-20T14:57:39-05:00

The Power of Leveraging Training Built by the Industry, For the Industry

2021-10-20T14:59:13-05:00

The Power of Leveraging Training Built by the Industry, For the Industry There’s a certain amount of content the home office should develop internally such as content pertaining to proprietary products and processes. However, when home offices attempt to develop content such as sales skills that really need more [...]

The Power of Leveraging Training Built by the Industry, For the Industry2021-10-20T14:59:13-05:00

Collaborative Discovery: The RPM Questioning Model

2021-10-20T15:01:11-05:00

Collaborative Discovery: The RPM Questioning Model Factfinding is what you do TO someone …. Collaborative Discovery is what you do WITH someone. There is a huge difference between “factfinding” and engaging in a collaborative discovery with a prospect or client. The discovery process involves active listening as well as [...]

Collaborative Discovery: The RPM Questioning Model2021-10-20T15:01:11-05:00

The Difference Between a Strategic Partner and a Vendor

2021-10-20T16:41:38-05:00

The Difference Between a Strategic Partner and a Vendor Over the years, the solutions developed by the Hoopis Performance Network have been field-tested in our “living laboratory”. This philosophy of being built “by the field, for the field” has served us very well since inception. As we transitioned into [...]

The Difference Between a Strategic Partner and a Vendor2021-10-20T16:41:38-05:00

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