The Illiterate of the 21st Century

Amar Pandit , CFA , CFP

Amar Pandit

A respected entrepreneur with 25+ years of Experience, Amar Pandit is the Founder of several companies that are making a Happy difference in the lives of people. He is currently the Founder of Happyness Factory, a world-class online investment & goal-based financial planning platform through which he aims to help every Indian family save and invest wisely. He is very passionate about spreading financial literacy and is the author of 4 bestselling books (+ 2 more to release in 2020), 8 Sketch Books, Board Game and 700 + columns.

What do you think is the answer to the headline?

Any guesses…

The Late Alvin Toffler (Futurist and Writer) wrote the perfect answer – The illiterate of the twenty first century will not be those who cannot read or write but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

For us, this quote holds profound significance. In an industry that evolves rapidly with new financial products, technologies, and regulatory changes, the ability to adapt and grow is essential. Successful financial professionals are those who continuously learn new things, unlearn outdated practices, and relearn by adapting to the ever-changing financial landscape.

The most successful professionals don’t stop learning , unlearning, and relearning even after they become successful and wealthy.

So, reflect on your current practices. Are you ready to unlearn old habits and relearn to deliver a world class client experience and better serve your clients? The journey of continuous improvement is the hallmark of a truly exceptional real financial professional.

The question then is – Are you one?