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The Next Frontier

May 12, 2021

The disruption and uncertainty we’re experiencing today is cause for reflection on how we show up as leaders. In this episode, John Lawton - CEO and a financial advisor at BLB&B Advisors - joins host Bill Coppel - Managing Director and Chief Client Growth Officer at First Clearing - to explore how authenticity, empathy, and emotional intelligence can help us evolve as firm leaders and advisors.

In this episode, you’ll hear:
•  How an empathetic leadership style can translate into value for team members and clients alike
•  Ways to help clients uncover what truly matters most to them
•  Why the traditional leadership style of the 20th century may not necessarily be effective today

John is CEO and a financial advisor at BLB&B Advisors, a registered investment advisory firm with roots dating back to 1964 when it was co-founded by his father as a brokerage firm. Drawing on his ability to lead through empathy, humility and authenticity, John has helped guide clients through generational wealth transfers, business succession and other life transitions for more than two decades. His leadership style, which is centered on caring about people, has created a culture where advisors have the freedom to serve as a coach, a guide, a general contractor and a sounding board for their clients.