Network FP Thinktank

Network FP Thinktank is an Online Professional Journal by Network FP wherein we share the articles written by top-class financial advisors and industry thought leaders from across India and world.

Can you please not?

P V Subramanyam
Author & Trainer, Subramoney.Com
April 30, 2020

In our grind to improve services and touch as many lives as possible, we often consciously or subconsciously prepare a “pitch”. This is a culmination of our beliefs and way of working. While we always believe it portrays the best of our capabilities, sometimes there are things that may need reconsideration. And since we keep talking about it so often, we don’t see any flaws in it even if there are. Today’s read has the ever-so-candid Mr. P V subramanian share a satirical take on some things that we really maybe should reconsider saying..go on, read this piece, chuckle with relatability and see which of these points you’d want to change..

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I Had No One Else To Follow: An Account Blow-by-Blow

Lovaii Navlakhi
Founder & CEO, International Money Matters Pvt. Ltd
April 21, 2020

The world doesn’t want any one of us to think smaller, the world needs all of us to dream bigger, to be bolder and figure out what make us feel excited and accomplished. Genuinely playing the professional role of a financial advisor requires a hefty amount of vision, self-belief, education and experience. As long as we stick to our paths with an honest mind-set, we can withstand tough phases, open up opportunities and make headway.

Being innovative and different is often a boon, and hence today, we present Think Tank to you a little differently. Mr.Lovaii Navlakhi displays his poetic streak as he talks about career path vis-a-vis his personality and passion. He tells us how he shaped up his financial advisory practice and adapted to changes by keeping “client’s interest first” under the spotlight.

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Sometimes “No” is the kindest word.

Sujata Kabraji
Independant Financial Advisor
April 14, 2020

How many times have we heard or said to ourselves that we must never say no to business that comes to us? It’s part of our work ethic to always accept business, and not say no. But we often see situations when this business ends up draining our energy, productivity and sometimes the morale to work too. The reasons for this may be different, but it basically means you are not achieving what is intended out of the business. Today, Ms. Sujata Kabraji talks to us about saying “no” to business- why and when should we do that? By sharing a personal experience, she tells us that it’s okay to sometimes say NO…

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10 Digital Tools to Increase Small Business Productivity

Viral Bhatt
Founder, Money Mantra
April 7, 2020

How many of us have wondered what we could have done differently to make work from home work better for us? Have we been in awe with how smoothly some businesses have slipped into working remotely? Have we also secretly harboured the wish to learn some tools that can help us improve our practice and working environment? We need these tools now more than ever to be able to give ourselves a jumpstart into the post covid-19 times. Read today’s article by Mr. Viral Bhatt where he lists some essential technology tools and explains what purpose it serves. One of our most easily adaptable reads, this is sure to help our readers a lot..

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When would the markets recover?

Amit Trivedi
Owner, Karmayog Knowledge Academy
April 3, 2020

At almost all times, especially testing times like these, the world expects us advisors to know what is going to happen and when. And when the markets have fallen to the extent they have now, we are asked one question more than anything else- “When will the market recover?”. In today’s wonderful piece, Mr. Amit Trivedi takes us through the History of some major events-driven market falls and uses mathematics to explain the concept of the actual fall in values of securities. Using these two, we can first understand what has happened in the past, how have things changed since and what is happening now. Which then leads to an interesting question of whether we can know what is going to happen and when..Read on to know more..

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Rays of Hope in current times

Network FP Taskforce
March 27, 2020

Today, the Taskforce at Network FP brings to you a little bit of hope and sunshine. Times like these, where grey clouds of uncertainty loom large and distort any vision into the upcoming future are scary. But what is scary may not always be bad. Resilience and the ability to keep going is what makes us human. Three members of our Taskforce share what these volatile times have meant for them and what it has been like swimming through these unknown waters. Read on and do share your stories of hope and inspiration with us too!

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Lead by Example, during the times of Covid-19 pandemic

Amit Trivedi
Owner, Karmayog Knowledge Academy
March 24, 2020

Leadership is a simple concept to explain but really difficult to showcase. And tough time like these just test your leadership skills all the more. However, it is times like these when the true leaders shine bright like the Sun from behind a thick layer of grey clouds. They step up, take charge, instil confidence and truly fulfill their role of “leading by example”. Today’s read is a piece written by Mr. Amit Trivedi, which is a realigned version of his piece for this year’s annual magazine. He cites beautiful examples of some of the true leaders of the corporate world, and shows us a ray of hope- makes us believe that through small steps, we too, can make difference and lead an inspiring life that touches the lives of many others who may not be a in a position to help themselves. Let us maintain positivity, optimism and strong resolve to take care of those that are dependent on us to lead the way…

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What is your business’ TINA factor?

Sanjeev Govila
CEO, HFI Wealth Creators Pvt Ltd
March 17, 2020

Vision, brand image and confidence in your business model are the founding elements of a successful practice. Setting up a practice is one thing and running it sustainably, protecting it from potential threats, maintaining a loyal client base and meaningfully contributing to their lives is another. Today, Col. Sanjeev Govila talks to us about setting the foundation of your business right, choosing your target market, developing your skill sets to cater to them and providing service that makes them your clients for life. Create a niche for yourself and your practice, one that cannot be threatened by competition, economic changes, or any other factors-simply because there is no alternative to you!

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Hey IFAs, Do we really understand our business ?

Gajendra Kothari
MD & CEO, Etica Wealth Management Pvt Ltd
March 13, 2020

Turbulent times like these test a lot of things. Our knowledge, belief systems, resilience and the worth of our words. In a moment where we all are talking to our clients about long-term and goal based investing, today’s article digs a little deeper into this thought. Mr. Gajendra Kothari talks to us about truly imbibing the “long-term” principle in our business. Read on to see whether we need introspection into what our business vision is and whether we need to realign our thoughts with action

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Key Learnings from Network FP’s Annual Conference

Rohit Bornarkar
Founder & Chief Financial Planner, Arthapurna Solutions
March 4, 2020

Very often, we attend events, seminars, conferences that have a huge impact on us. We come back home with a refreshed way of looking at things and with a new resolve to make breakthroughs in our life via what influenced us at such sessions. But, don’t we often find ourselves lost in our daily routine and work much too soon? The inspiration and the ideas that inspired us so much seep through our daily schedules and take a backseat. It is hence important to be reminded of some key learnings from such sessions to help us align them with our daily life and help us scale new heights. Today, we have one of our pro-members Mr. Rohit Bornarkar graciously share with us a very crisp summary of his learnings from Network FP’s National Conference 2020 with valuable inputs from our Co-Chair for this yea Col. Sanjeev Govila. Read on and relive the memories and learnings from the Conference Day!

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