Blog Entries by Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative

Six Elements to Successful Teams

By Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative

Many financial advisory firms strive hard for their teams to work together efficiently in order to accomplish desired goals. Unfortunately, the reality is often otherwise...Read More »

Too Stuck in Your Ways: The Upside and Downside to Being Compliant

By Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative

They are always on time, never miss a meeting or a deadline, and invariably know what is the right thing to do in every situation; these efficient people-engines bring a sense of stability, certainty and orderliness into every workplace that is lucky enough to have them...Read More »

You Know Something Is Wrong – But What Is It?

By Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative on Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative

The fun of the financial advisory business is that everything changes. No matter whether the markets go up or go down, each new day brings with it a set of new challenges and concerns for advisors. Quite often, something doesn’t feel “right” or “easy” in the business...Read More »

Learn To LOVE Conflict

By Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative on Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative

How do financial advisors ensure the flow of communication includes openly resolving difficult issues or interpersonal conflicts?..Read More »

How Financial Advisors Can Effectively Deal With Difficult People

By Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Beverly Flaxington, Principal, The Collaborative

If you work in the financial advisory business, chances are you have to deal with difficult employees, partners or even prospects and clients...Read More »