American Real

Episode 154


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Welcome to another episode of American Real, where this week, we’re releasing our first in-person episode in months, and boy does it feel good. Today our guest is Gary Sinderbrand. Gary is the consummate professional, who has spent his entire career as a financial advisor and trainer of fellow advisors. Today we dive into his business, but more importantly we discuss Gary’s many gifts as a seasoned speaker and educator, which has helped thousands over the years. Buckle up as Gary demonstrates his greatest life lesson… a license to learn. 



Gary meets InnovateYOUniversity.

Gary discusses Roger’s book.

Creating an online course curriculum.

Generation Z.

Gary’s children and their input on his new venture.

The future on education.

The early days growing up in a beach community.

Hockey officiating. 

The pursuit of becoming a pilot.

Shifting gears to real estate and the brokerage business.

Landing a career at Merrill Lynch.

The concept of bringing Main Street to Wall Street.

“The interest of our clients shall always come first.”

Gary’s trajectory and how he began training financial advisors.

Cause and effect.

Payne Sinderbrand Training.

Public speaking, flying and Gary’s lack of fear.

Committing to what’s in front of you… being in the moment.

Saying vs. doing.

Skiing from the time of being a toddler. 

Trust the process, but more importantly, a license to learn.

Fly fishing as a metaphor. 

The secret of being a learner. 

Asking questions, and not being afraid to challenge things that don’t make sense. 

Peer-based training.

The role of a financial advisor.

Strategically building and maintaining a “book of business” as a financial advisor. 

Short term vs. long term.

“The partnership.”

Gary’s mission with his online program.

Helping FA’s discover the joy of their work.

Gary’s mark and legacy.


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