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  • PREPARING FOR A BABY

    Mission:

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    Learn how to identify the financial personality types of family, friends and employers and how to approach them for advice and help as you prepare for the arrival of your baby

  • WE'LL ANSWER

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    • How to identify people's financial personality types
    • How to approach them to get the best results
  • AREAS THIS WILL HELP

    Discussing your needs and wants is often half the battle. By completing this exercise you stand to boost your feelings in the following three areas:

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  • Having your first baby is a time when you need all the support you can get from family, friends and employers.

    Knowing how to appeal to their "better" side is a huge help - especially if you're looking for financial support.

  • The first step to understand others is successfully understanding yourself you’ll already be familiar with your ‘animal’, as you’ve done our personality quiz.

    And everyone around you is an animal, too; the trick is to work out which one they are, then adapt how you communicate with them.

  • IDENTIFYING A LION

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    DRIVEN
    DECISIVE
    GOAL-ORIENTED
    TAKES ADVANTAGE OF OPPORTUNITIES

  • IDENTIFYING AN OTTER

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    VERY SOCIAL
    OPTIMISTIC
    INFLUENCER
    DECISIVE EVEN WITH BIG DECISIONS

  • IDENTIYFING A LABRADOR

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    TEAM PLAYER
    LOYAL
    HELPFUL
    GENEROUS WITH THE ONES THEY LOVE

  • IDENTIFYING A BEAVER

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    ORGANISED
    DETAIL-ORIENTED
    ANALYTICAL
    GENERALLY LIVE WITHING MEANS

  • Once you’ve worked out their animal, tweak your behaviours to get the best results.

    OTTERS will be excited about your impending arrival, appeal to their sense of fun and optimism for what lies ahead

    LIONS value achievement and striving for success; frame your conversation around how you plan to give your child the best possible start in life

  • LABRADORS live for family and to help those they love. They will be more than happy to help as you start to build your own.

    BEAVERS are all about security and self-protection. Show them how you plan to protect and nurture your child.

  • It's also worth remembering animals who sit diagonally opposite each other (on the next card) naturally have different viewpoints on life - be aware of this when speaking to the animal type that sits opposite of your own.

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  • CHECKLIST
    • Identify your own animal type
    • Best guess the animal type of the person you want to deal with
    • Figure out your strategy for speaking to them that will resonate
    • Get the answer you want!
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