The GAF
Episode 24: Vince Fitzsimons

Episode 24: Vince Fitzsimons

May 27, 2022

Joining Scott on The GAF podcast this week is former Deloitte partner Vince Fitzsimons.

Scott and Vince discuss what it means to be a great adviser and Vince explains his "reversing the arrow" concept where he takes the technical aspects of advice and delivers it in a way that his clients can understand and appreciate.

Vince also shares the story of the tragic loss of his daughter, Nicole, in 2012 and the Foundation set up in her honour. The Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation continues to help educate young Australians on travel safety as well as assisting young performing artists and sportspeople with financial assistance to achieve their dreams.

https://www.nicolefitzsimons.com/

 

Episode 23: Paul Crane - Expanding Advice Frameworks

Episode 23: Paul Crane - Expanding Advice Frameworks

April 20, 2022

On this episode of The GAF Scott invites Paul Crane back to talk about implementing advice frameworks.

Paul takes us through real situations where he has used frameworks such as the Stages Model and the Drama Triangle when working with clients. 

It's a great listen and full of useful tips for implementing advice frameworks into your business.

Episode 22: The Band is back together

Episode 22: The Band is back together

March 30, 2022

On this episode of The GAF the band is back together! Just over 12 months from the first podcast Scott, Brian and Paul come together to chat about how the podcast has progressed, feedback from Advisers and ideas for the future.

As always when this trio get together there's plenty of shared wisdom and a few laughs too. 

It's a great listen.

Episode 21: Lessons from Lexus with John Roca

Episode 21: Lessons from Lexus with John Roca

February 25, 2022

Join us on this episode of The GAF as Scott speaks with John Roca from Sydney City Lexus and Sydney City Toyota.

Scott asks John to share with us what true customer service looks like, why it's so important and how to set yourself apart from the rest. 

It is a great listen with John's uncomplicated, proven approach and tips.

Episode 20. Angela Harry

Episode 20. Angela Harry

February 1, 2022

Kicking off the New Year on The GAF, Scott speaks with Angela Harry from Attwood Marshall Lawyers.

Scott and Angela deep dive into the complex world of Estate Planning, Angela's specialty. 

This episode is full of insights as Angela takes us through a range of scenarios - it's a must-listen episode.

 

Episode 19: Mike Bennett

Episode 19: Mike Bennett

December 15, 2021

Join us on The GAF for our final episode for year as Scott catches up with Mike Bennett from Bennett Wealth Group in WA.

Together Scott and Mike discuss the changing landscape of the advisory profession, re-scoping in the business and how to let go of clients and why you should.

Mike shares his experiences of a changing business; he discusses how the relationships with clients have developed from being transactional in nature to becoming more of a wealth custodian for his clients.

There’s a lot of great content in this episode which will give you some food for thought over the holidays.

Episode 18: Vanessa Bennett

Episode 18: Vanessa Bennett

December 1, 2021

In this episode of The GAF Scott explores the fascinating world of Neuroscience with Vanessa Bennett from Next Evolution Performance.

With over 20 years experience in financial services and a Masters of Science in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health; Vanessa shares her insights on leadership, increased productivity, avoiding burnout and why it's important to manage your energy rather than your time.

Listen in for some very practical yet powerful techniques to improve productivity and engagement for yourself and your team.

Episode 17. Brian Fitzpatrick

Episode 17. Brian Fitzpatrick

November 12, 2021

The Master of Emotional Intelligence, Brian Fitzpatrick, is back on The GAF this week, talking all things leadership with Scott.

Brian takes us through the different types of leaders; from the ego driven leader to the servant leader who leads from a place of integrity.

Scott and Brian share their insights on how to become a "People Grower" using the 4C's  - care, courage, consistency and commitment. 

It's another episode jam packed with practical concepts to elevate your adviser tool kit.

Episode 16. Michael Small - Part 2

Episode 16. Michael Small - Part 2

November 3, 2021

This week Michael Small from Small Myers Hughes law firm is back talking with Scott.

In this episode Michael and Scott delve deeper into the topic of collaboration with a Best of Breed team; why it's necessary and the pitfalls of not having one.

They discuss the important role that coaching has played in their professional development and Michael explains what advice and tools he continues to use in his practice today.

Enjoy!

Episode 15.Michael Small

Episode 15.Michael Small

October 12, 2021

In this episode of The GAF Scott is joined by lawyer Michael Small from Small Myers Hughes.

Michael explains his firm's approach to commoditisation within the legal industry and how they focus on service rather than price. Part of that service extends to collaboration with a best of breed team and Michael gives some great insights on achieving successful collaboration by leaving ego at the door.

This episode covers a lot of ground with plenty pearls of wisdom along the way. Listen up!

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