Syndicated financial columnist and talk show host Steve Savant interviews Dr. Barb Provost, adjunct professor at Roosevelt University in Chicago. With multiple Masters Degrees and a Doctorate in Adult and Continuing Education, Barbara Provost MS EdD is an expert in how adults learn. Her insights into women and money are considered at the forefront of the most neglected demographic among financial advisers. She has also developed training programs for Fortune 100 companies and is a Certified Coach of the International Coaching Federation.
How Sensory Communication Styles Enhance Your Message – PART 1
All good adult educators are aware of different learning styles and will use a variety of methods to convey learning. Just as we are all unique and different – the way we learn is different as well. Financial planners are in a position to teach their client about financial concepts. Here are some ways they can engage with women in a financial planning session. Visual, verbal, Auditory, Solitary, Social, Logical and Physical.
Be prepared for different learning styles. Audio, visual, process. Can someone share the information that you’re teaching them? Do they know it well enough?
Be sure to give good ‘take aways’ that can be the ‘highlights’. These are easy to convey in conversations later on.
Women like to share stories.
Watch for the next video in our women’s education series, How Sensory Communication Styles Enhance Your Message – PART 2