Gallery: Eight Lessons Learned from The Wolf of Wall Street

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on Dec 20, 2013

Lesson 1 "Hang up on cold callers" "Legitimate brokers dont cold call". Are you ****ing mad? How else do you communicate business, carrier pidgeon? You do know who your audience is who subscribes to your website right? Might want to refrain from objectifying the primary medium for growing (any) business.

on Dec 20, 2013

yeah.. what the f*** is this about?? Legitimate brokers dont cold call?? sorry we cant all take over our dad's business which was built in the 70s on cold calling.

on Dec 20, 2013

"Deal with well known firms" - you mean like the late unlamented E. F. Hutton, Prudential Bache, etc., etc.

on Dec 20, 2013

Awful article...."legitimate brokers don't cold call".... How do younger advisors build a practice ? Osmosis--- or hope they have wealthy family and friends? This is garbage

on Dec 20, 2013

With all due respect, Mr. Stoltman, walk a mile in my 70 year old shoes. I built a "book" of business at a not-so-well known firm in California using the 30 cold call a day method. The 40 year old book is still largely intact because the product was a good one. How you get the business is irrelevant, it's the product and the delivery. You only get what you pay for, and you can't always get it as a client by going out on your own and finding it. Sometimes it's gotta find you!

on Dec 20, 2013

Another moronic response- yes wealth management.com it is customary for an advisor looking to attract new business to call a potential client's broker and explain and investment idea to him" If the broker doesn’t have the time to explain the investment to your regular investment professional, or other party, "

One of the dumbest articles I have ever read

on Dec 20, 2013

You realize your target audience/reader base isn't prospects...but actual advisors right? Woof

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