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Episode 37 – The Importance of Diversity of Thought – with Michael Saliba



Recorded live at IMPACT 2019®, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Michael Saliba, Director of Marketing at Baillie Gifford, discussing Baillie Gifford’s history, their commitment to creating a culture of diversity of thought, and how that benefits Advisors.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Baillie Gifford’s story – it may be new to you, but it has been around for more than 100 years;
  • The advantage of hiring people who think beyond and outside the financial services industry;
  • How following innovation can help make the world a better place and provide good investment opportunities for advisors.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

 

RESOURCES: Baillie Gifford| Actual Investors| Baillie Gifford LinkedIn | Discovery Data


Episode 36 – Adapt Through Education – with Sean Walters



Recorded live at IMPACT® 2019, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Sean Walters, CEO of the Investments and Wealth Institute, discussing importance of being a life-long learner, and how education can help Advisors adapt to meet clients’ changing needs.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why IMCA changed its name to the Investments & Wealth Institute.
  • The three mega issues – the Three Cs – tracked by the Investments & Wealth Institute board, and how they affect the Advisor community.
  • Why continuing education is important to Advisors.
  • There is always opportunity to change careers within our industry, and how that is a good thing for young advisors.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

RESOURCES: Investments & Wealth Institute | Investments & Wealth Institute LinkedIn | Discovery Data


Episode 35 – Make Your Foray Into the Digital World an Evolution, Not a Revolution — With Yaela Shamberg



There’s a digital transformation happening that a lot of money managers know they need to get on. They need a digital roadmap, and they need to start their journey. But they’re not sure how. 

In a live recording at the Charles Schwab IMPACT 2019 conference, Doug Heikkinen speaks with Yaela Shamberg, chief product officer and co-founder at InvestCloud, about the digital platform where money owners, money managers, and asset-service providers can cherry-pick the apps that will best suit theirs and their clients’ needs. This is a conversation that encourages financial professionals to start using a digital strategy that will help them serve clients at every life stage. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Where InvestCloud first got their start
  • Recommendations for approaching a new digital strategy
  • The definition of digital empathy 
  • What impact longer lifespans might have on future wealth transfers
  • And more!

Tune in now and get inspired to join the digital transformation! 

Resources:  IRIS.xyz | InvestCloud | Yaela Shamberg | InvestCloud Twitter | Discovery Data 

 


Episode 33 – Looking for Value Beyond the Corporate Giants – with Ali Motamed



Recorded live at IMPACT 2019® this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Invenomic Founder, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Ali Motamed, discussing the story behind Invenomic and their commitment to active investing and searching for value.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Invenomic came to be, and what they’ve learned along the way.
  • Why they focus on active investing and seek out value in non-saturated industries with room to grow.
  • Ali’s perspective on what happens to big companies and the indices they dominate when there’s no more room for growth.
  • How Ali’s focus and journey from building a baseball card collection with his allowance to founding Invenomic has shaped who he is and how he and his company approach business.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019 Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

 

RESOURCES: Invenomic | Discovery Data


Episode 32 – Thriving in Volatile Times – with Kevin Guerette



Recorded live at IMPACT® 2019, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Kevin Guerette, President at Ultimus Fund Solutions, discussing trends he sees in the industry, what is going on at Ultimus Fund Solutions, and what they do to help smaller funds get started.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why active managers thrive in times of volatility.
  • Why there is disparity in the top 50 ETF producers.
  • Why mutual funds are less expensive to administer than ETFs.
  • Kevin’s advice for people thinking about starting an asset management firm.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

RESOURCES: Ultimus Fund Solutions | Ultimus Fund Solutions LinkedIn | Discovery Data


Episode 31 – The Evolution of the Advisor – with Christopher Crawford



Recorded live at IMPACT® 2019, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Christopher Crawford, National Director of Strategic Relationships at Buffalo Funds, discussing how Advisors are evolving and staying more relevant than ever in today’s environment, and how Buffalo Funds is working to meet their needs.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why advisors are becoming “life managers”.
  • How Advisors are preparing for the next generation of wealth.
  • Why Advisors continue to win in the robo era
  • The need for younger individuals to join our industry, and the advice Chris has for them

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

RESOURCES: Buffalo Funds | Buffalo Funds LinkedIn | Discovery Data

 


Episode 30 –– Helping Clients Achieve Goals Through Charitable Giving – with Kim Laughton



Recorded live at IMPACT® 2019, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Schwab Charitable President Kim Laughton discussing Charles Schwab’s laser focus on doing what’s right for the client, Schwab Charitable’s 20-year history, and how proud they are to help advisors and their clients meet both financial and philanthropic goals.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why advisors should offer charitable solutions as part of their practice
  • How donor-advised funds have democratized charitable giving
  • How Kim’s journey led her to financial services, and how she sees the industry becoming more diverse.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

RESOURCES: Schwab Charitable | Schwab Charitable LinkedIn | Kim Laughton LinkedIn | Discovery Data


Episode 29 – Connect With Your Clients Through Storytelling  – with Heather Brilliant



Recorded live at IMPACT® 2019, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Heather Brilliant, CEO and President of Diamond Hill Capital Management, discussing the benefits of active management, the evolution of ESG investing and what Advisors should look for when considering investment in it, what she learned about our industry during her time in Australia, and how her experience in debate led to her career as an analyst and leader of our industry.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why Heather thinks that active management will always have a place in the market
  • Why Advisors are uniquely positioned to coach their clients to stay invested in the market
  • What Advisors should consider when looking for ESG capabilities to make sure they get what they are expecting.
  • Why Heather is hopeful that our industry will continue to become more diverse and inclusive.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

RESOURCES: Diamond Hill Capital Management| Diamond Hill Capital Management LinkedIn | Discovery Data


Episode 28 – Global Trends Affecting Advisors – with Chelsea Rodstrom



Recorded live at IMPACT® 2019, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Chelsea Rodstrom, a research analyst at Global X, discussing international trends and headlines that are concerning Advisors and investors, how the Global X China Sector is helping simplify investing in China for Advisors, and Chelsea’s path to a career in financial services.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • More about the global headlines affecting world markets.
  • Why global growth is slowing down.
  • Why Chelsea is excited about the Global X China Sector Suite, and the value those products bring to Advisors and their clients.
  • The importance of challenging oneself intellectually and finding a good mentor when building a career.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

RESOURCES: Global X |Global X Twitter | Discovery Data


Episode 26 – How Artificial Intelligence Can Change the Game for Financial Advisors – with Andrew Smith Lewis



Recorded live at IMPACT® 2019, this episode of Permission to Succeed features Doug Heikkinen and Andrew Smith Lewis, Chief Innovation Officer at CAIS, discussing how people learn, the emerging AI technology that is powering innovation in education, and how CAIS and their new learning system, CAIS IQ, are working to make advisors smarter.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Andrew Smith Lewis’ passion for making people better led him to the financial services industry.
  • What is the last mile of learning?
  • What are distributed learning and retrieval practice, and how do they move the needle on learning?
  • How CAIS IQ can help make Advisors smarter about alternative investments.

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IRIS Media Works recorded 16 Permission to Succeed podcasts from our pop-up podcast “studio” in the Discovery Data booth at IMPACT 2019. Fueled by coffee and the conference energy swirling around us, we had a great time talking to leaders from across the financial services industry. Thank you to Discovery Data and to our guests for participating in this grand experiment. We hope you enjoy and learn from these conversations as much as we did.

 

RESOURCES: CAIS | CAIS LinkedIn | Discovery Data

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