Thought Leaders vs Influencers in Asset Management – What’s the Difference?

You’ve probably heard that becoming a thought leader may help raise your personal and professional stature within the industry. It’s important because you become the go-to person on a topic. Thought leaders are traditionally recognized experts and an authority on a particular subject matter—and therefore have a large loyal following. Advisorpedia picked up Milin Iyer’s latest article.

How to Be a Thought Leader in the Digital Era (video)

For asset and wealth managers, achieving thought leadership is essential. Thought leaders are viewed as people of influence, with recognized expertise, credibility and strong reputations. Thought leaders are financial professionals whose words matter. Of course, it’s difficult to become a thought leader. It requires a plan and a commitment to do the four things that most people won’t do.