Remember What It Is All About [VIDEO]

The economy has gotten tougher. People are getting crankier. A lot of people are still unhealthy. Everywhere you look there seems to be a new problem, but how many new problems can we stack on top of each other and still keep your sanity as an executive? One of the things that’s important to do is (more…)

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The Virtues of a Gratitude Habit [VIDEO]

Just today I heard about one of our banks where a quarter of their people are out with COVID. Hmm. These are challenging times. Imagine trying to run a bank with that amount of people who are sick, who we know will be out for at least two weeks, maybe longer, and think about (more…)

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What Are You Pretending You Don’t See? [VIDEO]

What are you pretending not to see? Hmm. That’s a question that I asked The Council of bank CEOs, a round table of some of the highest performing bank CEOs in the country, just a few weeks ago. We all lie to ourselves about things we don’t want to see. When I asked that question and (more…)

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Is Your Loan Growth System Flawlessly Executed? [VIDEO]

I’d like to read you something, “If we want to reach people no one else is reaching, we’ve got to do things no one else is doing,” Andy Stanley. The reason I bring that up is Steven Hovde was speaking at the Acquire or Be Acquired Conferences last year, and he talked about the trend line in banking. He said (more…)

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Who Made Up THAT Rule? [VIDEO]

Everyone has patterns of disbelief. There are some people who believe that in politics they believe one side or the other, and they’re unwilling to look at the alternative. Still others believe that the moon is made of cheese. You may have a belief system that’s true. You may have a belief system that’s not true. And the question sometimes that we have to look at as executives is (more…)

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