7 Ways to Build Resilience

Rick Capozzi | 04/4/20

Merriam-Webster defines “resilient” as person who is “able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.” The current coronavirus pandemic is a global health crisis impacting everyone around the world, although some of us are more vulnerable than others. It is changing the way we live our daily lives. And it is requiring us to […]

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Race to Zero

Rick Capozzi | 08/24/18

Next week J.P. Morgan will offer free trades with the launch of a new digital brokerage service. The move will hurt discount brokerage firms that already offer low-fee trading. Digital investing is just one of the many disruptive technologies impacting the way 300,000 advisors manage wealth. A certain percentage of the old investing model is […]

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9 Key Actions for Wholesalers: Advice From a Client

Rick Capozzi | 06/1/18

Over the past 35 years, I have worked with hundreds of wholesalers as an advisor, manager, regional director, and national sales manager. As such, my perspective on wholesalers is from the clients’ point of view. The best wholesalers are invaluable to any manager or advisor’s business, especially those wholesalers who leverage the entire firm, team […]

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True Confidence

Rick Capozzi | 02/21/18

True confidence is consistent. It’s genuine, and it comes from a happiness within. You know immediately when someone exhibits true confidence; they are comfortable in their own skin, and they carry themselves with grace and humility. He/she exudes calmness, composure, and is self-aware. We know that many things start and end with confidence, but we […]

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10 Ways to Be More Productive and Find Greater Satisfaction at Work and in Life

Rick Capozzi | 02/6/18

I’ve been in the wealth management business for over 30 years. I’ve seen my fair share of successes and failures, including my own. I have witnessed the many ways that people achieve success, and defining success on your own terms is key. Without the sense of satisfaction that comes from meaningful and purposeful work, you can […]

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Rick Capozzi Teaches a Bold Approach to Leadership in His Book The Growth Mindset: Leadership Makes a Difference in Wealth Management

Rick Capozzi | 01/17/18

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The wealth management industry is facing its greatest challenge to date, and whether a business fails, survives, or thrives depends on its leadership. Rick Capozzi’s newest book, The Growth Mindset (Wiley, October 2017, ISBN: 978-1-119-42197-9, $29.95 available on Amazon), provides a roadmap to the future for financial professionals, including entrepreneurs and financial advisors. “Rick Capozzi has […]

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Winning Hearts and Minds

Rick Capozzi | 01/16/18

How can you achieve greater success in 2018? Master the art of winning hearts and minds. I often ask people in my workshops, “What business are you in?” As you can imagine, everyone has a different answer and world view. I hear things like, “I am in the investment business,”, “I am in the relationship […]

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The Right Attitude Makes You as Free as a Bird

Rick Capozzi | 11/8/17

What does it mean to have a bad attitude? Or a victims’ attitude? And what can you do to free yourself from the limitations of it? Having a bad attitude is like riding a bike up a hill with a flat tire; you can exert a lot of effort, but you won’t make much progress […]

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Cooper: Capozzi provides winning game plan

Rick Capozzi | 10/24/17

Rick Capozzi featured in the Bergen Record

North Bergen native Rick Capozzi has always tried to apply the lessons he learned while playing athletics into his business career on Wall Street. As a respected public speaker, Capozzi decided to put those guidelines into a book, entitled “The Growth Mindset,” which recently became available from Wiley publishing. Capozzi is now a Franklin Lakes […]

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The Growth Mindset is Now Available!

Rick Capozzi | 10/10/17

The day has finally arrived and I’m very pleased to share the news. My book, The Growth Mindset will be released by Wiley Publishing on October 9th, 2017. Many of you have asked me how did it all start.  So, I figured I would share some personal information on how this journey began three years ago when […]

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The 7 C’s of Success

Rick Capozzi | 10/6/17

There are many ways to be successful, and there are many different areas to be successful in. Some people are tremendously successful in their careers, but they fall short in their personal lives. Some people succeed at meeting their personal fitness goals, but they never meet the financial standards they set for themselves. When it […]

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The 12 Commandments of an Outstanding Culture

Rick Capozzi | 09/28/17

Culture is always one of the first things that I discuss when I am helping a firm get to the next level because happy employees lead to better results all around. Happy employees make for happy clients, and having happy clients is always the primary goal. If your employees are miserable or just going through the motions, […]

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Advisors: Are you ready to take your business to the next level?

Rick Capozzi | 09/22/17

In this age of financial technology (fintech), advisors in all channels must find a way to differentiate themselves in order to survive and succeed. Overall, the financial services industry has been going through significant change at an increasingly rapid pace. How can advisors turn the speed of change to their advantage and offer real value […]

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The Other Direct Deposit Your Employees Need

Rick Capozzi | 09/22/17

When it comes to employee engagement, people have traditionally equated motivation with one thing: money. Whether you wanted to increase performance, change a behavior, or improve retention, it all began and ended with the payroll. Culture was looked at as a secondary concern. Fast forward to today, and we can all see that a great […]

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Insights from diving with Great White Sharks

Rick Capozzi | 09/22/17

Diving with great white sharks definitely gets your attention and forces you to keep your eyes wide open. Two weeks ago my 17-year-old daughter Bianca and I went diving with great white sharks. It was the experience of a lifetime. Why would we do something so crazy? Because it’s something we both had on our […]

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