Feb 1, 2021
Making the decision to leave a brokerage and start working on your own comes with a lot of risk but provides an opportunity to work for yourself. It’s something many people think about but need the encouragement to take that leap.
On this episode, we’ll continue our conversations with other financial advisors as we try to learn more about aspirations, frustrations, and strategies with their business.
Phil Telpner of Breakout Private Wealth is our guest today and he’s someone Dan’s been working with for six months now. We wanted to bring him on to talk about what it was like to work for one of the larger, national brokerages and why he wanted to break out on his own. If you’re an advisor that aspires to have your own practice, we think you’ll get a lot of encouragement from this interview.
So as you go through the episode today, keep an ear out for some of these topics that we cover:
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What we discuss on this episode:
1:36 – Start of the interview
2:00 – Large brokerages
5:17 – Feeling like a sales person
7:55 – Starting his own firm
9:41 – Being selective with clients
12:36 – Making more money by leaving
16:44 – Target marketing
19:47 – Tactics Dan uses
26:55 – Lack of planning at large brokerage
28:52 – How target marketing sets you apart
32:50 – Time management
43:43 – The importance of standing out