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Mindset Mastery Podcast by NAPFA


Welcome to the Mindset Mastery podcast, brought to you by NAPFA - the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors - the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors. Learn more about NAPFA at https://www.NAPFA.org/

Marie Swift, founder and CEO of Impact Communications, one of the most prominent and influential marketing consultants in the client-centered financial services world, will bring motivational insights and actionable advice to NAPFA members and interested others through a series of short podcast interviews. As show host, Marie will be hand-selecting guests from a "who's who list" of professionals, which will include some of the biggest names in the RIA consulting space, as well as respected fiduciary financial planners who are accomplishing great things as they master their own mindset and continue to serve their clients in the best ways possible. Lean in and listen now.

Mar 8, 2022

In Episode #23 of Mindset Mastery, “It’s Not About You: Lessons Learned from Serving as a Guide for Sight Impaired Athletes”, host Marie Swift speaks with Caroline Gaynor, a highly successful business person and endurance athlete who, when she’s not serving as a coach to fiduciary advisors as an employee of Avantis Investors, demonstrates that satisfaction is often found when acting in the service of others. An accomplished athlete in her own right, Caroline also volunteers her time in a very unique way. Take a moment to imagine training to complete a full Ironman triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run). Now imagine doing that same event, nearly 30 times, tethered to and leading a sight impaired person.

In a nutshell: Like most people, Caroline Gaynor has a day job, working as a regional director for a large asset manager. Outside of her job, though, Caroline works hard at something that isn't a job but is more than a hobby: guiding visually-impaired triathletes. In this inspiring episode, Caroline says that every race has a curve ball. She talks about how to handle the unexpected, communicating in a way that makes sense for everyone, and how to rise above the challenges to be our best selves. What is the one thing you can do to regain your focus when distractions are everywhere? Caroline shares what she’s found to be true.

Learn more about Caroline Gaynor here.

Brought to you by NAPFA - the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors - the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors. Learn more about NAPFA at https://www.NAPFA.org