Change the bank or change the leadership

Chris Skinner

I’m likely to be blogging about leadership all this week, as that was the theme du jour of our Nordic Finance Innovation meetings in Copenhagen and Oslo last week.

Apple Overhauls Leadership Ranks To Move Beyond iPhone


In an attempt to lower its reliance on the iPhone, Apple is overhauling its leadership ranks and changing its priorities so that it is focused more on services, artificial intelligence, hardware and retail, reported The Wall Street Journal.

Leadership Lessons

Independent Banker

ICBA convention keynote speaker Carly Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard chief, shares her perspective on business innovation and leadership. And so we went about it—the leadership team, the top 50 people in the company—surveying everything the company was doing, all of the assets we had.

Small Business Administration Headed For Leadership Change


News of the leadership change came the day after a federal judge ruled against the small business health insurance plan favored by Trump, declaring the plans as “clearly an end-run” to avoid consumer protection rules under the Affordable Care Act. President Donald Trump’s chosen head for the Small Business Administration (SBA) will leave the post and focus on helping Trump’s re-election efforts.

US Faster Payments Council Names New Leadership


The U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), a membership comprised of payment industry leaders, has appointed Kevin Christensen, a senior executive at the SHAZAM network, as the acting executive director and interim board chair, according to a news release by the organization.

Banks’ leadership teams are fatally flawed

Chris Skinner

Though boards of banks in the United States and the United Kingdom have higher percentages of directors with professional … The post Banks’ leadership teams are fatally flawed appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

CAN Capital Announces Another Leadership Change With New CEO


Alternative small business (SMB) lending platform CAN Capital announced on Wednesday (Jan. 9) that Edward J. Siciliano has been appointed as the new chief executive officer.

Taking the Reins of Leadership

Finer Points

Community Banker University Community Banks Grassroots Leadership“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” General Colin Powell Good leaders aren’t born, they’re forged. They are inspired, shaped and mentored. They are indebted to the individuals who have coached them through both obstacles and successes, and they are obliged to pay that […].

12 Beliefs about Bank Sales Leadership

MZ Bierly Consulting, Inc.

If you would like to read my regular posts on bank sales and sales leadership then please sign up at Bank Sales Corner Blog. Here are 12 things I have learned working with bank Sales Leaders and their teams over the last three decades.

Leadership and Technology take center stage at DX19


Held February 4-6 in Miami, DX19 is a thought leadership summit that brings together leading FI experts and execs responsible for market growth. The post Leadership and Technology take center stage at DX19 appeared first on Deluxe FS. Deluxe conference Deluxe Exchange Deluxe Exchange 2019 DX19 Financial Technology leadership Technology thought leadership women in leadershipDeluxe Exchange 2019 is just around the corner. Are you ready to kick it up a notch?

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Future of Banking Requires New Leadership Model

The Financial Brand

Digital disruption in banking necessitates new leadership skills. The post Future of Banking Requires New Leadership Model appeared first on The Financial Brand. Culture & Leadership Featured Content digital banking

Banks are failing digital due to legacy and leadership (Harvard research)

Chris Skinner

Just found an interesting document from Harvard Business Review with the title: How financial services views the digital agenda.

Study Affirms Community Banks’ Small-Biz Leadership

Finer Points

It’s something ICBA and the community banking industry say all the time: community banks are the nation’s leading small-business lenders. And the numbers back it up. While community banks make up less than 20 percent of the banking system’s assets, they dole out more than half of its small-business loans. Still, some small businesses continue […]. Community Banks Credit Unions Economy Regulation Regulatory Relief Small Business Small Business Lending

Google’s Yvette Bohanan Wins Mike Duffy Award for Leadership


Duffy Leadership Award. Duffy Leadership Award on Yvette Bohanan, who currently serves as the global finance head of revenue platforms at Google. ” In regard to leadership style influence, Duffy’s way of really understanding a situation by getting to the root of it was what helped shape his organizations. What’s really interesting about his leadership is his leadership and style permeated the organization in a way that you don’t often see.”

CUNA Leadership.

Jim Blaine

before you become. Haven't we been here before!?!? Why are CUs still struggling with this?!?]. Egosphere

Walmart Shakes Up Its Food Leadership Team


Big things are coming for Walmart as it just announced a few changes in its food leadership team on an internal memo circulated to its teams from its executive vice president for food in the U.S., The food industry has seen its fair share of shakeups over the last few months thanks in large part to Amazon’s $13.7-billion Whole Foods purchase. Fast on the heels of the eCommerce giant is the rest of the food industry, including superstore Walmart.

Office Depot Makes Changes In Leadership Team


Office Depot has made some key changes in its leadership team, including naming a new chief digital officer. According to Chain Store Age , Kevin Moffitt is now the company’s chief digital officer.

Singapore’s fintech festival, and fintech leadership


Singapore’s fintech festival, and fintech leadership on BankNXT. Fintech Chris Skinner events leadershipWhen it comes to being hungry about innovation in fintech, some cities are noticeably more hungry than others. Chris Skinner talks about Singapore.

How InsurTech Empowers Incumbents’ Market Leadership

Let's Talk Payments

Some professionals argue that the only path to sustainable growth is to work with incumbents in the industry. Indeed, startup-institution relationships (whether its Carrier-InsurTech, or Bank-FinTech cases) have evolved from. Insights Insurance InsurTech Asia Europe insights US

Leadership: In My Own Words

Jeff For Banks

With all of the scholarship on leadership, what could I add to the conversation? And if we reflect on the decline of our industry, an honest in-the-mirror assessment of bank leadership merits discussion. As with any general statement on leadership traits, there are exceptions.

7 Sales Leadership Rituals that Matter

MZ Bierly Consulting, Inc.

Are there any sales leadership rituals that you would add to this list? Rituals are routines. At one level, a ritual pulls at you, as opposed to things which require discipline or conscious effort. Bank sales leaders have to design positive rituals to drive change. Without rituals, team members often lose focus and honest attempts to change behavior fizzle. In the time we have at work, we need to make intelligent decisions about where to spend our energy.

Good to great leadership

CU Insight

What made the Operation Overlord invasion successful is a study in historical leadership greatness exhibited by General Eisenhower and a failure in leadership demonstrated by Adolf Hitler. What makes for great leadership has always sparked interesting discussion.

Fleetcor Appoints Exec To New Fuel Card Leadership Role


Fuel card company FLEETCOR has a new leadership position, and the news was announced Monday (June 19) that the company appointed Steve Greene to the role. Greene will be promoted to president of Global Fuel Cards, FLEETCOR said, a role to promote the growth of the company’s gas card product line, which work like credit cards in that they store money in order to pay for corporate goods. “In

CFPB announces senior leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

Last Friday, the CFPB announced several changes in senior leadership. CFPB Monitor CFPB People CFPB leadershipThe individuals and their backgrounds as set forth in the CFPB’s press release are as follows: Andrew Duke will serve as the Policy Associate Director for External Affairs. Mr. Duke has 27 years of experience in public policy, including 20 years on Capitol Hill serving with three different members of Congress. Laura Fiene will serve as West Regional Director.

Lowe’s, PetSmart And Others Take On New Leadership


After a leadership gap of more than half a year, Zulily has announced the successor to its departing CEO Darrell Cavens, who moved on to lead new ventures with QVC’s Qurate Retail Group. They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting different results. That doesn’t fly in today’s fast-moving and competitive retail world, and smart executive teams know it — which may be why so many of them have been switching out or adding new members of late.

Digital Engagement: Thought Leadership at DX19


Deluxe Exchange 2019, held February 4-6 in Miami, is a thought leadership summit that brings together leading industry experts and FI executives responsible for market growth and engagement. The post Digital Engagement: Thought Leadership at DX19 appeared first on Deluxe FS. In the span of just two days, attendees will have access to exclusive, thought-provoking content, innovative solutions and dialogue that helps them navigate both their day-to-day priorities.

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Innovation is an act of leadership


Innovation is a key facet of strong leadership. Innovation is an act of leadership on BankNXT. Banking Fintech business culture innovation JP Nicols leadershipJP Nicols considers its importance, and highlights the Japanese principle of Kaizen.

Leadership, Authenticity and How to Hack Them with Body Language

CU Direct

Read more » The post Leadership, Authenticity and How to Hack Them with Body Language appeared first on CU Direct Blog. We all want to be led by somebody who seems “real” to us. People associate authenticity with sincerity, trust, and credibility.

Creating value through leadership

CU Insight

The post Creating value through leadership appeared first on CUInsight. Community Credit Unions Employee Development Management/Leadership Alisha Stair Leadership ManagementAs credit unions, we are always on the hunt for new and exciting ways to share our value with our members.

Williams-Sonoma Tops Q4 Forecasts, Announces Leadership Changes


The company also announced some leadership changes that will take place within its Pottery Barn Brands. Stangl has served the company for more than two decades, and with her resignation will come a restructuring of the leadership for the Pottery Barn Brands. Williams-Sonoma announced its operating results for Q4 and fiscal year ended January 29, 2017 on Wednesday (March 15). The retailer said it had profit of $1.63 per share and earnings of $1.55

Talking ABSURD! Leadership with CU Broadcast’s Mike Lawson

Your Full Potential

Leadership CU Broadcast Leadership Management Outstanding Leadership Productivity Profitability Sean McDonaldUncategorized ABSURD!Leadership

CFPB announces senior leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has announced the following senior leadership changes: Stacy Canan will serve as the CFPB’s Assistant Director for the Office for Older Americans. CFPB People CFPB leadershipBarbara S. Mishkin. Canan had been serving as the deputy assistant director for the Office for Older Americans since joining the Bureau in November 2012. Before joining the CFPB, Ms.

One Leadership Battle Ends At The CFPB, A New One Begins


The leadership situation at the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been something of a complicated story since original Director Richard Cordray stepped down last fall. So ends that leadership battle for the CFPB. On his way out the door, Cordray appointed Deputy Director Leandra English to the position, in the name of operational efficiency and a smooth changeover. “In

Leadership 2.0: How Do CEOs Use Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Visible Banking

3 in 4 consumers think that a company appears more trustworthy if its high-level leadership are present on social media. Social Media Banking Facebook Leadership linkedin Peter Aceto Social Business Social CEO Tangerine Twitter

Deliver high-impact leadership training

CU Insight

Rowan suggests several steps to create a high-impact leadership development program that equips employees at every level with the skills necessary to lead: The post Deliver high-impact leadership training appeared first on CUInsight.

Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable – transformational leadership


Anne Legg interviews John Janclaes from Partners Federal Credit Union, which serves employees of The Walt Disney Company, about transformational leadership. Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable – transformational leadership on BankNXT. Banking Podcasts BIG Podcast business culture credit unions interview John Best leadership

The real way to judge bank leadership


Management success isn’t about adopting the latest technology craze or exuding charisma, it’s about prioritizing employees and customers. Employee engagement Customer service Customer experience Customer-centricity C-suite Consumer banking

Why Leadership Trumps Performance Now

American Banker

Then get executives to offer thought leadership on social issues, rather than just having them be a mouthpiece for quarterly earnings. That's what the Reputation Institute recommends, as leadership replaces performance as a key driver of bank reputations.

Leadership tips for 2019!

CU Insight

This is not only valuable for your staff, but also helps you hone leadership skills through communicating and connecting. Push forward: There may not be a more important leadership trait than being a good motivator. The post Leadership tips for 2019! Management/Leadership John Pettit LeadershipAs we wrap up the final four weeks of 2018, it’s time to look to the future and find ways we can improve.

TNS Adds Experienced Leadership to its Global Payments Team

Mobile Payments Today

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is strengthening its payments business with two high-level senior appointments which will help TNS deliver on its ambitious growth plans

Driving the Billboard: Appearances Matter in Leadership

Perficient Financial Servies

Being a paramedic during the formative years of my working life, I’ve been surprised at how many of the lessons that I learned on the job have translated to the business world. There isn’t much I miss from my time in EMS. I did a lot, saw a lot, and my addiction to adrenaline has waned as I have gotten older. There was always one thing that I enjoyed, though. Running code 3 (lights & sirens).

CFPB leadership wrangling keeps going

ABA Community Banking

Two would-be acting chiefs to butt heads in court as friends begin lining up Compliance CFPB. 1Compliance

Universal Leadership Lessons From the Construction Industry

Banking on Main Street

Nearly everything when we are talking about leadership & management. Many of the basic leadership concepts that I have learned in my 30 years in the construction business are the same concepts I put into practice today as the CEO of ConnectOne Bank.