Jay Palter

Jay Palter

Canada / Advisor on building social capital. Curator of great content. Primary parenting tips for dads and moms.
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There is a Chinese proverb that says: The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. You could say the exact same thing about building your online networks of influence. The best time to start building a social network that increases your visibility and enhances your reputation …

Julie Littlechild's concept of Absolute Engagement is a roadmap for advisors who want to take their business and their lives from good to great.

If you’re interested in financial technology (fintech) and how it is transforming financial services and the banking industry, you’ve probably come across Jim Marous. He’s currently co-publisher of the online publication The Financial Brand and a veteran of the financial services industry. If there’s a list of the most influential voices in fintech (and there are …

I work online. My clients are all over the world and my work is done via networked computers in virtual space. My life is online. Sometimes I marvel at the materiality of other people’s work. A restauranteur has to transform food into a high-quality culinary masterpiece – each and every night, for each and every …

A lot has changed in the past 20-30 years when it comes to the technology that we use to communicate and build relationships in business. Yet, many business leaders have failed to keep up with these innovations and adapt their own leadership styles and communication skills accordingly. If you’ve been active in business in the …

Want a perfect example of a meme? Look no further than all of these stories that have emerged in the past few days about what Pokemon Go can teach all of us. (If you have no idea what Pokemon Go is all about, here is a good explainer.) I compiled this quick survey of all …

Over the past decade, mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebooks have eclipsed desktop computers to become the most widely used consumer technology on the planet. In my research for the cover story of Advocis FORUM June/July 2016 technology edition, I spoke with many financial professions and highlight six advisors who are using technology effectively …

We may look back on 2016 as the year of the blockchain. Whether or not that comes to be, the blockchain discussion is breaking out of digital currency circles into a broader discussion of how to reinvent banking, secure online identities and a whole host of other fascinating applications. To compliment my list of #fintech …