Clients shouldn't let their egos get in the way when making investment decisions. They will be better served with a dispassionate asset mix that's rebalanced annually, rather than making investing decisions "in purely personal terms."
When you envision your ideal practice, what does it look like? Have you thought about what it would take to get there? Taking a step back from day-to-day practice management and going through an established business planning process is one of the best ways to answer these questions, and many others.