5 Myths About Rewards and Recognition in the Workplace

November 13th, 2020

Implementing rewards and recognition is something that is important all the time, and especially during the performance management process. And all too often, it’s not something we do consistently, or do enough of. I’d like to dispel some myths that I see getting in the way of rewards and recognition: Myth #1 Rewards are more […]

Outside of business development and growth, what items should I focus on in our strategic plan?

October 30th, 2020

The strategic plan covers many aspects of business development and growth.  Many of the big rocks that are addressed in a strategic plan are overarching guides for the organization. Such as: Vision and mission Core values SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) Pillars or main categories of focus (business development and organizational growth are […]

What key elements should I consider when completing my strategic plan for 2021?

October 23rd, 2020

Strategic planning is one of the most important skills you can develop in order to achieve greater success in your career and for your bank. The best advice I received many years ago when developing my first strategy was: Always collaborate with others to complete your strategic plan; and Don’t simply focus on your goals […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 10/21/20

October 21st, 2020

This month, BankTalentHQ has been focusing on strategic planning. As a job seeker, how can you build a plan to be successful in your job search? Find out by listening to this episode! #TalentGathersHere

What are ways to get employees involved in strategic planning for our bank?

October 16th, 2020

The more involved and included employees feel in the planning process the higher the engagement and implementation rates will be.  Additionally, you open your entity up to new, different and often innovative ideas, along with potential challenges you may not have seen. It’s important to stay away from the “it’s always been done like this” […]

How can I evaluate my sales goals, accomplishments and setbacks from this year to help me build my strategic plan for next year?

October 9th, 2020

While your sales goals, accomplishments and setbacks should never be the only things you review, they are great to pay attention to while developing your strategic plan! This review and the development of a strategic plan is a collaborative exercise with your Leader and your team. As a Bank Leader for 25 years I always […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 10/7/20

October 7th, 2020

The BankTalentHQ Podcast welcomes Donna Flynn back as our special guest of the week. Today she discusses ALL things strategic planning! #TalentGathersHere

VIDEO BLOG: How to communicate with your staff during uncertain times

September 30th, 2020

Listen to these quick tips on how you can improve your communication, and be a better leader, during these uncertain times! #TalentGathersHere

What is the best way to approach my staff members that have not been meeting their sales goals?

September 25th, 2020

The key to performance management is NOT to primarily focus on RESULTS, but to focus on ACTIVITY. Asking a staff member why they are not achieving their sales goals could potentially be highly demotivating and destructive. As a leader, it’s understandable that you want your team to reach their highest potential, but let’s rethink how […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 9/23/20

September 23rd, 2020

Hey listeners! Find out more about the career path of our very own host, Brian Hoffman! Also learn the 7 principles on how to become a friendlier person – it’ll help you in your professional life. #TalentGathersHere