Elixir Consulting is a specialist coaching firm for financial advisers and risk advisers around Australia.
We are passionate about the value of excellent financial and risk advice, and we love small business. Everything we do is centred around helping business owners and their people to build better, more profitable advisory businesses and ultimately, a better lifestyle both for their clients and themselves.
February 24, 2015
The Incredible Value in Insurance Advice
There’s a lot of discussion happening at the moment about insurance commissions, and their place in the advice industry. Setting aside the reactions that advisers will go out of business, and we’ll worsen the underinsurance problem in Australia, when we get right down to the heart of the matter, the question evolves from … […]
February 4, 2015
What’s the future of risk commissions?
The structure of risk commissions in Australia is set to change. As it stands right now, commissions for risk advice are a legitimate form of remuneration for advisers (except in certain circumstances). However, the writing is firmly on the wall that the commission model as we know it will change. The question is not […]
January 20, 2015
Where do top businesses spend their money?
When it comes to your overheads, business owners often ask us what percentage of their turnover should be spent on marketing? Or premises? Or—gulp—on business coaching? The most annoying answer to the turnover question is always “it depends,” and it really does depend, right? Well, yes, but as I studied some compelling benchmarking data […]
January 17, 2015
Juice Console Live Q & A Webinar
With the recent launch of the Juice Console software, we’ve been inundated with expressions of interest and requests for further information, so we’re hosting a live webinar where you can hear more from Juice founder Sue Viskovic. Sue will share the concepts that underpin Juice, give a live demo, and answer questions from attendees. Take […]
January 7, 2015
Why is it that some businesses just flourish?
I find that when business owners get a little down time away from the office and clients (and staff!), they can’t help but do some contemplative thinking about what’s happening in the business, and invariably they end up with some ideas of things they’d like to do better – or new exciting ventures they’d like […]