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Wicked Pissah Podcast

May 7, 2024

For our 200th episode, we are joined by the legendary George Kinder, best known for creating the Registered Life Planner designation and curriculum through the Kinder Institute of Life Planning.  George is a pioneer who helped to shape what has become the financial planning industry.  Join past chapter president, Chris Boyd of Wealth Enhancement Group & Kathleen Kenealy, current chapter board member & founder of Katapult Financial Planning, for an uplifting and inspiring discussion about financial planning in the context of Life Planning.


Harvard-educated George Kinder started as a tax planner and a personal financial advisor (1973 - 2004) and subsequently became the founder and president of The Kinder Institute of Life Planning (2000—present), which has trained more than 5,000 professionals worldwide.  


He is the author of numerous books ( George Kinder was the first winner of the Financial Planning Association's Heart of Financial Planning Award, recognizing "individuals who demonstrate commitment and passion in doing extraordinary work to contribute or give back to the financial planning community and the public." 


In this episode, George shares insights about life planning - considering how we communicate in client meetings - listening empathetically - and being careful not to direct clients & their priorities.  George elaborates on the 3 Questions for which he has become famous, common themes of responses, and how the Kinder Institutes helps advisors as Registered Life Planners become more & better advisors by assisting clients on their journey to fulfillment.  Even as the conversation concludes, George's enthusiasm & passion remain evident, considering the virtues of mindfulness & the fiduciary standard.  


Join us as we meet George Kinder & consider Life Planning on the Wicked Pissah Podcast!