John Kador

The Puzzler #39: Guess The Sequence
Think you’re smart? Try these brainteasers that recruiters use in actual job interviews.
Gallery: Ten Best Business Books of 2013
Over 25,000 business books were published in 2013. But if you pick up any books this year, these 10 ought to be at the top of your list.
The Puzzler: C NOTE
You have a piece of paper and a bunch of blue and red pens. Start with a blue pen and write down all the positive integers in order by spelling them out correctly using the English alphabet: ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, etc. Use the red pen the first time you encounter the letter “C.” Assuming that it takes 10 seconds on average to spell out each integer, how long will it before you need the red pen?
The Puzzler: An Odd Balance

Think you’re smart? Get this one right, and you'll be enshrined in the Hall of Genius Advisors.

Gallery: Eight Unconventional Economic Indicators
All advisors have access to the same information, but those seeking an edge look to more unusual data points. Here are eight unconventional metrics they combine with more traditional sources of information to shape their financial outlook and take the temperature of the economy.
Shyness Has Nothing to Do With It
A field guide to identifying and communicating with introverted and extroverted clients
Gallery: Top Six Myths About Introverts
You may think introverts are shy, but you'd be wrong. Shyness has nothing to do with it. The smarter you can be in recognizing how to make introverted and extroverted clients comfortable, the more successful you'll be in getting referrals. Here are six common misconceptions about introverts.
The Puzzler #36
Think you’re smart? Try these brainteasers that recruiters use in actual job interviews.
The Puzzler #35
Think you’re smart? Try these brainteasers that recruiters use in actual job interviews.
The Devilish Details of Angel Investing
Angel investing can be fraught with peril—for both the investor and the entrepreneur. But the devil’s in the details. Here’s a guide for mixing business with family and friends.
Lighten Up!
Sometimes the right joke or one-liner can defuse a situation with clients or underscore a selling point. But tread lightly.
Gallery: Two Financial Advisors Walk Into a Bar…
Doctors and lawyers, sure. But are there any funny jokes about financial advisors? Here are a few. cannot guarantee that you, or your clients, will actually think them funny.
Gallery: Ten Apps that Help Financial Advisors Deliver the Goods reached out to its readers—professionals with similar requirements, working conditions, and compliance considerations—to identify 10 indispensable mobile applications that really do deliver the goods.
Going Mobile
Financial advisors often dwell on the bleeding edge of technology, more willing than other professionals to exploit the productivity opportunities of new hardware, software, and communications tools. But with upwards of 400,000 mobile apps out there for Apple, Android, and Windows mobile devices, the search for apps that really work can be overwhelming.
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