Investment management firms are celebrating record assets under management after an increase in 2017. This is great news for investment managers as it translates into nice-sized bonuses. However, beneath the surface, there are signs that the foundation may be cracking in many firms, exposing the vulnerabilities of investment managers as they enter a new period… Read more »
Demographic shifts, advancing technology, changing consumer preferences, a surging and sometimes volatile stock market, and increasing regulatory scrutiny are compounding elements of the uncertainty keeping many firms in a perpetual reactive mode. It is more important than ever for business leaders to understand the current trends, what is driving them, and the risks they present…. Read more »
The Morgan Stanley ex-head sees 500% assets growth to $100 billion AUA by 2023 as critics see old branding, old money, old technology and old recruiting challenges. Dan Sondhelm and other industry observers offer their perspectives.
The Blogosphere is here and it is not going anywhere. It’s not just for people talking about what they’re eating for lunch or their next celebrity crush. Blogging is big business for entrepreneurs and business owners. Rescue a CEO asked some businesses how they use blogging to help their business. Dan Sondhelm is featured at #17.
Robos and wealth managers are focusing more of their communications efforts on digital education such as timely content, marketing automation and social media to be where clients and prospects spend their time. Dan Sondhelm shares his thoughts for this story.
Let’s say you’ve just completed an educational white paper on a topic of clear and compelling interest to your existing and potential best new clients. How do you promote and distribute it? Do you put it in clear plastic and hang it on doors? Slide it under windshield wipers? Drop it from airplanes? People digest content in different ways. The more and better you repurpose it and distribute it, the more buzz you’ll create.
There are plenty of ups and downs involved in an entrepreneurial journey and moments where it’s easy to get wrapped up in routine and forget to slow down and express gratitude over the things that matter. In honor of the Thanksgiving holidays, MyCorporation spoke to 101 entrepreneurs that shared what they are most thankful for this year. Dan Sondhelm is #3.
Do you have a good story to tell? Do you want to finally get discovered by investors or learn about other ways to amplify your growth? The end of the year is the perfect time to think about your current results and how you can do even better over the next twelve months. The session will help ensure you’ve thought through the major considerations for your growth strategy in 2018.
For a company as big, old, proud and well-known as Franklin Templeton, the rationalizations for why ETFs should be ignored are long and diverse. It is time for Franklin Templeton to embrace RIAs with greater fervor. Producing ETFs is a place to start, even if it underscores the strategic oversight of not starting a decade ago. Dan Sondhelm and other industry pros comment on this new offering and what it means for the industry.