Mitch: You don’t start with the financial plan and then work the Life-Centered Plan into it. You start with a Life-Centered Plan and then build a financial plan to accommodate or accelerate that Life-Centered Plan.
Mitch Anthony first introduced the idea of financial/life dialogues to financial services in 2001 with his seminal book, Your Clients for Life. In 2002, he created MyFLPTOOLS, the very first digital discovery tool platform for financial planning. And in 2005, Mitch introduced a groundbreaking new measure for financial success: RETURN ON LIFE™.
For almost two decades, Mitch Anthony has been recognized as a thought leader and one of the most impactful keynote speakers in the industry. He appears at major conventions around the world with his themes of ‘Moving from ROI to ROL’ and ‘The New RetireMentality’.
For 20 years Mitch has been developing Discovery resources and relational development training for both individual advisors and major organizations throughout the world. He has been named one of the financial services industry’s top “Movers & Shakers” for his pioneering work in Life-Centered Planning. He also has partnered with Texas Tech University to develop a certificate program in Life-Centered Financial Planning and works with many other colleges of financial planning around the world.
The author of 12 industry books, Mitch continues to equip Life-Centered Planners through his books like Your Client’s Story, The New Retirementality, Storyselling, and From the Boiler Room to the Living Room, his Financial Life Planning columns in Financial Advisor Magazine and The Journal of Financial Planning.
Mitch is the founder of four non-profit organizations; Reasons2live.org (International Suicide prevention), Rescuntado Vidas (Suicide prevention – Central and South America), RxtraMIles.org (Air miles for cancer patients -US), and Peer Power (Youth Empowerment – Australia). He also serves on the board of directors of Lifeway Mission International (Christian Charity – Kenya), Airsave Foundation (Financial Inclusion -Uganda), Thrivent Two Rivers Region (US), and Expericorp (US).