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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

CFPB announces leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has announced the following senior leadership changes: Chris D’Angelo will serve as the CFPB’s Associate Director for Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending. CFPB People CFPB leadershipBarbara S. Mishkin. He will replace David Bleicken. Mr. D’Angelo is currently the Bureau’s chief of staff. Richard Lepley will serve as the CFPB’s Principal Deputy General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel in the Legal Division.

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.

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

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).

Ingenico shakes up leadership with new CEO

Payments Source

France-based Ingenico has named a new CEO a month after receiving an unsolicited takeover bid, signaling a strategy shift in the face of increasing pressure on the last of the independent payment terminal hardware giants. Point-of-sale M&A Ingenico France

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

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

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

Are banks trying hard enough to diversify leadership?


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

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

CFPB announces senior leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB announced that the following individuals are joining its senior leadership team: Leandra English is returning to the CFPB to serve as the Chief of Staff. English previously served in several senior CFPB leadership roles, including deputy chief operating officer, acting chief of staff, deputy chief of staff, and deputy associate director of external affairs. CFPB People CFPB leadershipBarbara S. Mishkin.

3 leadership tips for introverts

CU Insight

The post 3 leadership tips for introverts appeared first on CUInsight. Management/Leadership introvert introverted John Pettit LeadershipYou may consider yourself either an extrovert or an introvert, but for the majority of us, we lie somewhere in the middle. You may feed off the energy of a party crowd but also feel recharged after spending some time alone. As an ambivert, you probably need both your alone time and time around friends.

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.

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

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

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.

NCUA Budget Review.Or "Deckchair Leadership"?

Jim Blaine

"Much ado, about nothing." Well, today is "showtime" for comments on the pr oposed NCUA budget. The open meeting should provide yet another convenient stage for our usual cast of credit union characters. Great theater for "the players" to strut and fret their hour upon the stage.

Do We Care About Leadership?

Jeff For Banks

One form of training I fondly recall from my Navy days was Navy Leadership Development school, or NAVLEAD. The commander, however, worked for a large company and said they do incorporate leadership, management, and supervisory training to employees.

Leadership: A Vote of Confidence

Perficient Financial Servies

Whether your professional life resides in an Accounts Receivable atmosphere or not, leadership is critical. While on the surface it may look like that, the reality is that leadership and communications experts are at work and the byproduct is the results. A common misconception about collections or accounts receivable is that it’s strictly all about the numbers.

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.

Leadership beyond the office

CU Insight

Angela Hanson’s first leadership experience began with a summer job. The credit union industry has served as a springboard for her involvement in leadership activities outside of the immediate organization: This is Hanson’s second year serving as chairman for the Wisconsin CUES Council Board. The post Leadership beyond the office appeared first on CUInsight. Management/Leadership Women CU Management CUES Leadership Pamela Mills-Senn

A Pathway to Humble Leadership: 3 Simple Steps

Your Full Potential

I am an Eagle Scout and have held a lot of leadership positions in the organization, both on a local and national level. The concept of “Servant-Leadership” is catching on. “He who serves his fellows, is of all his fellows, greatest.” ” – Dr. E. Urner Goodman.

CFPB makes two leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

Mishkin According to the Wall Street Journal , the CFPB is making two changes in leadership. Barbara S.