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.

What does your leadership look like?

Chris Skinner

So, boot on … The post What does your leadership look like? I’m sure some people see me walk into a room and go oh no, not him. I have a position, and it’s not popular with everyone. But I don’t care.

Digital Banking Veterans Join i2c Leadership Team

PYMNTS

is rounding out its leadership team to include four payments industry veterans, the company said in a press release on Wednesday (Sept. She formerly held executive leadership positions at Visa Inc. She has held executive leadership positions at both Visa Inc.

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.

SAP Headed For Leadership Shakeup As CEO Exits

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In another statement, McDermott pointed to the company’s “exciting new chapter” with this leadership change, adding that he would “lay the foundation” for Morgan and Klein to take the reins in 2020. B2B Payments B2B CEO ERP Leadership News personnel SAP What's Hot In B2B

The reason digital is a leadership challenge and not a project

Chris Skinner

The first phase is a recognition that the … The post The reason digital is a leadership challenge and not a project appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

The chasm between banks with digital leadership and those without

Chris Skinner

It’s only five minutes and think it’s probably worth the viewing as people are picking up on various comments I made, such as: “The leadership team has to be completely committed to … The post The chasm between banks with digital leadership and those without appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. During #Money2020Europe Tink, the Swedish challenger bank, interviewed me on my opinions about all things finance and technology.

Walmart Amazon Whole Paycheck Tracker: Logistics Upgrades, New Leadership

PYMNTS

New Leadership Watch: Walmart Names New U.S. Walmart has announced a change of leadership at the top of its U.S. Together with the team, we will build on the progress under Greg’s leadership and continue to make Walmart an even better place to work and shop. Walmart Amazon whole paycheck Amazon amazon go Apple TV Consumer Spending ecommerce Go Global Retail Leadership logistics ModCloth News personnel Retail walmart walmart amazon whole paycheck

Apple Overhauls Leadership Ranks To Move Beyond iPhone

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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.

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 […].

US Faster Payments Council Names New Leadership

PYMNTS

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.

Leadership and Technology take center stage at DX19

ForwardBanker

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?

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.

Small Business Administration Headed For Leadership Change

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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.

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.

Anatomy of a smooth leadership transition

BankThink

When H. Lynn Harton joined United Community Bank seven years ago, he knew he was on track to eventually become CEO. But he still felt he had to earn it. Best Banks to Work For Succession planning Workplace culture Workplace management Employee engagement Employee relations Georgia

New leadership, same aversion to M&A

BankThink

An unusual succession plan at Burke & Herbert Bank raised speculation that Virginia's oldest bank might be interested in buying another institution, for the first time in its history, or even selling to a larger rival. The bank's interim CEO, and the man who will replace him, have other plans.

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

CAN Capital Announces Another Leadership Change With New CEO

PYMNTS

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.

UBS elevates more women bankers in push to diversify leadership

BankThink

UBS promoted female bankers to key positions at the top of world's largest wealth manager, broadening the pool of potential candidates to eventually succeed Chief Executive Officer Sergio Ermotti and bringing more diversity to the board. Women in Banking Diversity and equality Investment banking UB

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.

Digital Engagement: Thought Leadership at DX19

ForwardBanker

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.

The real way to judge bank leadership

BankThink

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

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

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.

Big banks need more diversity in leadership ranks: House Democrats

BankThink

With women and minorities holding less than 25% of top positions at the eight largest U.S. banks, House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters and other Democrats called on banks to improve their recruiting efforts and invest in programs aimed at building pipelines of diverse talent.

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

In reversal, FHFA defends constitutionality of its leadership structure

BankThink

The agency had decided not to challenge a recent court ruling that its structure violates the separation of powers, but newly confirmed Director Mark Calabria now appears willing to the fight the case. Housing finance reform Lawsuits GSE reform Mark Calabria Joseph Otting FHFA CFPB

Are banks trying hard enough to diversify leadership?

BankThink

Perseverance and commitment are two requirements to get more minority bankers into senior leadership positions. Community banking Diversity and equality Regional banks Federal Reserve

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.

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.

Google’s Yvette Bohanan Wins Mike Duffy Award for Leadership

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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.”

Why Leadership Trumps Performance Now

BankThink

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. Want customers and noncustomers to hold your bank in high regard? national-regional

Leadership lessons from the stay-at-home mom

CU Insight

In this relentless struggle, we may sometimes feel overwhelmed and forget the ever-important role of leadership, as we strive to inspire others to become their very best. The post Leadership lessons from the stay-at-home mom appeared first on CUInsight.

Command leadership and servant leadership

CU Insight

It’s no secret that I’m a huge proponent of servant leadership. One of those types of leadership with which I often draw a contrast is command leadership. Further, you’ll quickly see why that style of leadership can be so detrimental to teams and organizations.

Banks need to change their bonus structures (to include technological leadership)

Chris Skinner

The team … The post Banks need to change their bonus structures (to include technological leadership) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I had an interesting conversation with one banker this week. They work for a bank that is interested in blockchain use cases (aren’t we all) and have been tasked to create a proof of concept. All well and good. Then the challenge kicked in. Who wants to work on the proof of concept?

CUNA Leadership.

Jim Blaine

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

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.

Leadership Lessons from the Former CMO of Kodak

The Financial Brand

Former Kodak CMO Jeffrey Hayzlett discusses leadership, culture, and the need to avoid complacency in banking during times of strong corporate earnings. The post Leadership Lessons from the Former CMO of Kodak appeared first on The Financial Brand.

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.

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.

More Leadership Changes at Santander Consumer

American Banker

The subprime auto lender Santander Consumer Holdings USA has made two key leadership moves as it faces ongoing accounting problems. breaking_news people womenin-banking consumer-finance auto national-regional

Walmart Shakes Up Its Food Leadership Team

PYMNTS

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.