Jun 14, 2022
Steve Atkinson is the Managing Director for Advisor Relations at Buckingham Strategic Partners, an investment management firm committed to creating a better wealth experience for financial advisors and clients. Steve previously worked as the Vice President of CLS Investment Firm LLC. for eight years before joining Buckingham Strategic Partners. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking. As Managing Director for Advisor Relations at Buckingham, Steve leads a team committed to helping financial advisors find their true passion by leveraging best practices for delivering wealth management.
Steve joins us today to discuss how financial advisors can turn themselves into admired leaders. He outlines his career progression in the financial advisory industry and explains how he encountered the concept of admired leadership. He differentiates results-oriented and follower-oriented leaders and describes why the former isn’t well respected by their followers. Steve also highlights why great leaders shine through times of crisis and underscores why leaders should always get feedback.
“Most leaders either get results or followers—admired leaders get both.” - Steve Atkinson
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