17 Mar 2020

Corona Virus
Well the time has come, Malaysia announced the suspension of all non essential activities. Closures of businesses and schools everywhere, the government has ordered everyone to stay at home as much as possible and avoid going out to public and crowded places. You are a self-employed, this stoppage of non-essential businesses will heavily affect you. No more meet-ups to fact find and ...

21 Jun 2019

How many of you here are guilty of spending too much time online shopping after work? I guess many of us are. I’m sure nobody has the mood to squeeze in the bustling mall after a long day of work. It is so much better to be resting in the comfort of your own house while scrolling through the endless list of items online. No matter if you are looking for clothes, groceries, elect...

06 Jun 2019

1. Increase meet up ratio There is a limit to how many appointments financial advisors can schedule in a week. It is significant to increase the actual meet up ratio so that you can work more than waiting for prospects’ replies. The more appointments you have can lead to lower closing ratio. In order to increase the closing ratio, you need to shorten the processing time. Mr. Yeo, a...

12 Dec 2018

2021 was a horrible year. Donald Trump continues to make horrible statements in his second presidential term. We saw more earthquakes and hurricanes in a single year than the past 5 years combined. More than US$300B was spent on rebuilding disaster damage, and reinsurers suffered massive losses. After the war on terror, the world is still recovering from the North Korean campaign. Market...

07 Dec 2018

How do you start writing a great story that sells? Or more specifically, how can you sell yourself, your story, even in person? This is a continuation of what we wrote earlier on with regards to writing your biography. Do this quick exercise, when you shake someone’s hand at an event, and introduce yourself, how do people usually react? Have you ever resorted to twisting the truth to get...

07 Dec 2018

So you’ve created an account and I’m pretty sure you already have a corporate photo you can’t wait to use as your profile photo. It might look something like… This photo has been touched up to prevent nightmares. My old photo which I find really boring too asdflkjsa sorry I fell asleep on my keyboard looking at it However, if you look at the other profiles on Synchestra, LinkedIn, even...

01 Oct 2018

As a financial sales professional, it’s often told you only need 2 things to succeed, people to meet, and skills to close. In the past, contact always starts off with a face-to-face introduction, but is this the only way today? The easiest solution EVER You should know by now that expanding your reach to the Internet is important enough to sustain, and many people will advocate having a ...
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