Building a Legacy of Growth & Purpose

The PGA Tour posted this quote on social media after Max Homa’s brush with a Masters green jacket. I absolutely love it. And not just because I was quietly rooting for Max to win. These reflections should resonate with anyone striving for excellence. Max said, “Winning doesn’t always come with a trophy… Winning is fickle. […]

Breaking Through Capacity Roadblocks: A Productivity Framework for Financial Advisors

Discover how overcoming capacity roadblocks can propel financial advisors towards greater efficiency and business growth.

Discover how overcoming capacity roadblocks can propel financial advisors towards greater efficiency and business growth. In the competitive world of financial planning and investment management, overcoming capacity roadblocks is a common challenge. Many advisors find themselves at a crossroads, trying to ‘grind it out’ amidst a sea of day-to-day tasks, losing sight of growth, team […]

Will You REALLY Accomplish Your Goals This Year?

Will You REALLY Accomplish Your Goals This Year? (Hosted by Rob Brown and Phil Calandra)

You can’t just write your goals and hope that they will magically come true. To accomplish goals, you need a plan with specific, measurable action steps. This way you know what you need to do each day to actually achieve your targets. When you focus time on developing action plans, you stop daydreaming about what could be possible. You procrastinate less and get time back in your day. Ultimately, you achieve the things that matter most to you.

Beyond Doubt: Master Decision Making and Chase Your Dreams

052: Beyond Doubt: Master Decision Making and Chase Your Dreams

Do you ever feel the desire to chase a dream or goal, but something holds you back? Have you ever felt frozen when you’re trying to make a big decision? You believe you need to wait for the perfect moment, overthinking, and unable to act?

In this episode of The Truest Fan Blueprint, hosts Rob Brown and Phil Calandra discuss why we often struggle with decision-making and get stuck in overanalyzing. They debunk the idea of waiting for the absolutely perfect conditions and shed light on how fear and overthinking can keep us from moving forward.

The Danger of Comfort Zones

051: The Danger of Comfort Zones

In this episode, hosts Rob Brown and Phil Calandra delve into the concept that staying stagnant in our comfort zones leads to a lack of fulfilment and inhibits our personal growth. They also share practical strategies on how to break free from these patterns.

As the saying goes, “A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” While comfort provides a sense of safety and convenience, it also hinders us from venturing beyond our boundaries and achieving greatness.

Finish Line Focus: Master the Final Stretch to End 2023 Like a Champion

050: Finish Line Focus: Master the Final Stretch to End 2023 Like a Champion

Feeling like you’re falling behind, right on track, or crushing your goals like a pro? No matter where you stand, it’s not time to relax just yet. The final part of the race often determines the outcome, and we have just what you need to finish 2023 with a bang.

Tune in to the newest episode of The Truest Fan Podcast! Join hosts Rob Brown and Phil Calandra as they reveal proven strategies to help you make this year your best yet.

Success Habit: The Impact of Everyday Learning

049: Success Habit: The Impact of Everyday Learning

In this episode of Truest Fan Blueprint, hosts Phil Calandra and Rob Brown discuss the importance of daily reading as a cornerstone habit for success. They also recommend several timeless books that have personally impacted them throughout their careers.
Given constant digital interruptions, setting aside specific time for focused reading is crucial. As this practice becomes a regular part of your daily routine, it evolves into a success habit that can offer increasingly significant benefits over time.

The Inevitability of Life’s Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them

048: The Inevitability of Life’s Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them

When we encounter an obstacle, our natural reaction may be to barrel straight through it without much thought. However, as we gain experience and wisdom, we learn that taking a step back to assess the situation often leads to better solutions. Not every roadblock needs to be confronted head-on at the moment.
In this episode of the Truest Fan Blueprint, hosts Rob Brown and Phil Calandra discuss the inevitability of life’s roadblocks and how to overcome them.

Choose Enthusiasm: Ignite Change from Within

047: Choose Enthusiasm: Ignite Change from Within

When you feel enthusiastic about something, you also become more intentional and passionate about it. And this leads you on a path of discovering what really fuels your soul and how to become the truest fan of your own self.
In this episode of the Truest Fan Blueprint, Rob Brown and Phil Calandra talk about choosing enthusiasm and igniting change from within. Like any daily decision, being enthusiastic is a conscious choice.

The Proven Approach to Mastering Client Introductions

While the notion of client introductions may have become clouded, studies consistently show that referrals drive significant growth in the industry. We believe that if you provide value to your clients and give them the chance to express their appreciation, they’ll naturally want to introduce others to your services. We delve into the concept of client advocacy, emphasizing that what you truly seek are introductions from advocates – those who value your work and are eager to share it with others.