Strategic Management

Things That Confound Me!

On an annualized basis, TKG performs somewhere between 35 and 40 strategic plans.  Most of these engagements are between the months of June and December.  However, this year we completed […]


Keeping things in Perspective

The last few years have certainly been a difficult time for the financial industry, as well as the United States and world economies.  The sub-prime fiasco has been compared to […]


Are you Training for the Gold?

I recently watched the movie Miracle about the 1980 USA hockey team for the third time.  In the movie, legendary coach Herb Brooks told his team that they may not […]


Are you Steering by the Screws?

This past year I was invited to join the faculty of the ABA School of Bank Marketing and Management (SBMM).  At first, I was a bit skeptical.  I always believed […]


How did we get into this mess and what can community banks do to get through it?

Much has been written about the current economic crisis, the worst since the Great Depression.  Unfortunately, many successful, safe, and sound community banks have been whitewashed by the bad deeds […]