John Reid

John Reid is a supervisor, practice management, at Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, an independent broker/dealer–RIA. Since joining the firm in June 2007, he has been helping affiliated advisors excel in their role as business owners—whether they’re striving to reach a long-term objective or addressing various obstacles along the way. He also conducts consultations with advisors for the firm's State of the Business Check-In program. John earned a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Building Scale to Grow Your Practice with Purpose

Scaling Your Financial Advisory Practice, Supernova Style

Building Scale to Grow Your Practice with Purpose

Posted by John Reid

April 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM

When a firm plots the course to grow, the need to measure profitability is typically an afterthought. To achieve growth that leads to increased profit, however, you must follow a detailed plan. Here, I’ll share strategies for building scale so you can grow your practice with purpose, plus best practices to help ensure that this growth leads to profit. 

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Topics: Practice Management

Scaling Your Financial Advisory Practice, Supernova Style

Posted by John Reid

May 6, 2015 at 1:30 PM

In fourth grade, I started a paper route. And with that first paycheck, I bought my first album on cassette. So began my music library! I wasn't discerning in those early years but eventually gravitated toward certain artists and genres. Still, I've kept every album. As I've watched shoe boxes of cassettes and towers of CDs turn into hard drives of mp3s, I know it's time to clean house. I don't like all the music I have, but I'm reluctant to let it go.

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Topics: Practice Management

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