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As a Financial Advisor, you know you have the skills to implement strategies and help your clients achieve what they want in life, but how’s your sales skills? Do you tailor your communication methods to suit individual clients and provide a great experience? How do you demonstrate your worth as an advisor and overcome any objections?

Davina Poletto (LinkedIn:/davinapoletto/) is the Customer Success Coach from SalesITV ( with 20 years’ combined experience in funds management with a brief period as a Financial Advisor. Having always had a passion for sales and from her experience in Financial Services, Davina believes somewhere along the way sales has become a dirty word when it really doesn’t have to be.

In this episode, Adrian and Davina discuss the negative impact excessive administration and compliance requirements has on delivering great advice, why advisors need a solid support system to deliver compliant advice, why sales skills are an integral part of the advice process and the outcome of selling ethically versus selling in a pushy or aggressive manner.

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