Archive for October, 2017

Q: What Do Bankers Want To Be As They Grow Up?

October 26th, 2017

A: Happy! Do you know what makes your bank staff happy? Drive greater growth within your bank by tapping into the secret of their happiness. Happy bankers produce better results.  Legend has it that when John Lennon was in school his teacher asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up. A young […]

What Agreement?

October 12th, 2017

I notice when I’m in meetings and working with others, that getting a clear agreement from someone is like trying to catch a fish in the water with my bare hands:  it’s very slippery.  For example, I hear statements like these: I’ll try to…… Let me get back to you on this…… Let’s talk again…. […]

How To Create a GREAT Business Development Plan

October 4th, 2017

About this time each year front line banking staff who are responsible for developing new business for the bank are generally required to compile an annual budget/target for what they expect to achieve next year.