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‘I just called to say I love you’ and 3 more must-reads for your business.

BY brett
28/04/2020

Testing times indeed for businesses everywhere and, if your business is under pressure right now, we’ve curated all our recent articles in an effort to help you navigate through. So, take a moment to have a read.

1. I just called to say I love you (and other marketing ideas for right now)

Brett Davidson

FP Advance - Just to say I love you

In a time of Coronavirus, your marketing challenge is no different to any other time. You’ve got to get your message out, and you’ve got to cut through the noise of everything else that’s going on in people’s lives right now. What’s likely to do that?

Here are a few ideas for you.

2. Under pressure right now? Here’s what you need to do

Brett Davidson

Under pressure - FP Advance

It’s easy to start thinking only of yourself when the pressure comes on and you feel your livelihood is under threat. Whenever you feel that, I want you to turn it 180 degrees on its head.

Create your own version of my turnaround plan and get to work. 


3. Advice without compliance? It exists

Brett Davidson

Advice without compliance - FP Advance

Steve Conley, is on a mission to change the advice landscape and I don’t write these words lightly. His promise? You can give genuine financial advice to your clients, but without the massive PI insurance premiums and compliance hassle. How? By giving what he calls non-intermediated advice. 

Read on to find out more.


4. Good people grow in tough times (are you?)

Brett Davidson

FP Advance Grow tough times

Your family love you, but not necessarily your job. They want you around, especially on special occasions, and they need you to be present when you’re with them, not distracted or preoccupied with your business.

It’s sometimes easy to tell yourself “I’m building something for the future”, whilst telling your family “it’ll be better next year.” Here’s how to break the cycle.


Uncover Your Business Potential 2020

Being a great financial planner doesn’t make you a great business person. 
But I can.

Uncover Your Business Potential is an in-person coaching programme for the owners of financial planning firms who know there’s more value that can be created from their business.

We’re open and enrolling now. Our first coaching day is on Tuesday 16th June. 

(FYI – Day 1 will be delivered over Zoom if Coronavirus is still disrupting us, but it will go ahead)

If you want more information about Uncover Your Business Potential 2020 click here.

If you’d like to arrange a call to discuss whether Uncover Your Business Potential 2020 is for you, I’d be happy to set it up. Email me at [email protected] and let’s get a time in the diary.


‘I just called to say I love you’ and 3 more must-reads for your business.


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When you work with FP Advance you work with me, Brett Davidson, directly. My motto is ‘advise better, live better’ and I practice what I preach. I’m straight talking and get to the heart of an issue quickly. There’s no beating about the bush, just a focus on helping things improve. Ask my clients – what I teach works.