PA360: 'Advice is the most draining yet rewarding profession'

Advisers need to move on from selflessness to self-love

Jenna Brown
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Advisers should spend time analysing their business operation to assess whether it is set up in such a way that everyone, and most importantly themselves, can thrive, delegates heard.

Speaking at PA360 in London yesterday (26 April), Standards International founder and chief executive Michelle Hoskin, also known as Little Miss Woww, said "financial services is the most draining yet rewarding profession on the planet". She said while almost all advisers loved looking after clients, they could be "needy and they will bleed you dry". The session, 'How to be a happy adviser', explored issues on personal and professional happiness and the importance of self-care for advisers. Hoskin urged advisers to look at their business operations and analyse whether it was set up...

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