In this episode, Naphtali interviews Al Zdenek, Chairman of Traust Sollus and an expert in financial planning. Al talks about how to develop a winning strategy for wealth building and how to put together a successful team. He also shares important leadership tips that are sure to make you a better leader. Tune in this to enlightening episode which is sure to give you some great insights on how to better manage your finances and so much more!
- 00:57 – Naphtali introduces Al Zdenek
- 02:17 – Al shares how he helps folks achieve financial independence and help them lead the life they want to lead
- 03:55 – Discussing the discomfort that people face when they are taking actions to streamline their finances
- 04:32 – What is one common tendency among people that is detrimental to financial planning?
- 06:26 – Why is it critical to surround yourself with a team of reliable financial experts?
- 08:27 – What are some litmus tests for telling apart a reliable financial expert?
- 12:01 – Who can do a better job of managing your finances – a team player or a content expert? And, why?
- 13:34 – What is a common myth that folks have about financial planning industry?
- 14:54 – Al shares how a near bankruptcy led him to start his financial planning career
- 18:10 – What about Al do differently if he were to start off again as a 25 year old?
- 19:42 – Learn about the weakest moment in Al’s professional career; what did Al learn from this experience?
- 23:17 – The worst mispronunciation of your last name? z-a-n-a-k-i
- 23:38 – A personal hobby or past time Anthropology
- 24:11 – Something fun to do in New York City that few people know about Nooks and corners of Old New York with historical significance
- 24:47 – Favorite Holiday Christmas
Connect with Al:
- 25:16 – Take the FREE financial assessment on Al’s website
- 25:41 – Life’s Final Lesson – No matter how dark the hour is, take a minute to count your blessings and good fortune
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