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What qualities do you feel are essential to being a successful stock broker?
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Looking back at the Stock Brokers who have mentored you and helped to shape your career - what common qualities and characteristics to they have? Talk to the hiring manager about the characteristics that you have admired most in your mentors and be sure to let them know that, you too, possess these great qualities.
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"Throughout my journey to becoming a Stock Broker, I have had many amazing mentors and teachers. I quickly learned that the most essential qualities to success as a Stock Broker are integrity, attention to detail, and willingness to adapt. I have spent a lot of time working on these qualities and incorporating them into my every day work habits."

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User-Submitted Answers

What qualities do you feel are essential to being a successful stock broker?
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Patience, risk taking, good communication skills and the deal making.
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Motivation, drive persistency, fast learner.
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Analysis. Sales. Determination.
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Patience, great communication and hard work.
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Good with money and numbers, having the ability to notice potential in markets, ability to.
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Honest, ability to analyse complex information, work long hours, adapt to chaning enviroment.
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Being able to talk to people while having their best interests in mind. Having a pitch that works consistently and a basic understanding of securities.
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Mathematically strong, confident, honest, trustworthy, good selling skills.
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Money motivated, Confident, good with maths.
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That person has to know about share market knowledge and capablity to convience his client.
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Becouse I want earn money.
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Loyalty, trustworthy, numerate.
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Analytical, great communication, driven, attention to detail.
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Excellent commmunication skills be logical and numerate cope under pressure.
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Detail oriented. Team player. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Willingness to learn. Adaptability. Forward Failure. Patients. Determination/strong backbone.
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Drive, determination, resilience and self motivation.
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Excellent communication skills, highly motivated.
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Perseverance, Communication and the willingness to adapt and learn new trends and markets.
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Patience hard working risk taking a good financial background.
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A person that has an updated market knowledge and stock trading performance and known how to deal with their own clients.
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Tenacity, good telephone manager, good sales skills, understanding of financial products and markets.
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Ability to objection handle. The ability to be able to summarise financial markets and simplify economics to everyday people who are looking for their next investment. The ability to be able to excite people by the potential of investing in stocks.
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Perseverance, analytical, and strong communication skills.
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Good @ maths Knowledge in stocks Experience in office Patience.
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Good with numbers Persistence Deal with stress Interest with finances Communication skills.
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Hard working, money motivated, resilient and non quitter.
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Confidence. Ability to efficiently network.
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For me a stock broker should be very knowledgeable, patient and determined.
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Patience, good communication skills, risk taking ability.
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Sales skills, phone skills, relationship management.
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Marketing Skills, Sales skills.
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Money driven, Success Driven.
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Tenacity, knowledge of stock markets.
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Money motivated, determined, excelling under pressure, communication skills.
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Hard work ethic, tonality, positivity and the ability to learn.
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To be good expecting and take the right decision in the right time.
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Self confidence, sales skills, good persuasion, communication and negotiation.
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Self confidence, sales skills, good persuasion, communication and negotiation.
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I think one if them is a huge interest in the financial markets, drive, hard work, analytical skills, and self motivation.
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So what comes up to my mind at the first place is being persuasive hence a great communicator. Great work ethic, patient, driven for succeess, ambitious.
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Financially motivated, tenacity, persistence, hunger, common sense.
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Hard worker, great interpersonal skills and great networking skills.
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An absolute strive to learn, to make money and persistence and persuasion.
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I have certification of Derivative market and I have deep interest in stock market.
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You know the usual woman cars and money.
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To be a successful stock broker the person should be a good listener to understand the customer needs and also in and out knowledge of the market.
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Confident, to the point, well spoken, manipulative.
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A capacity for analysis, attention to details, concentration, work under pressure, self-control.
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Hitting customers' satisfaction and requirement, helping them in earning.