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BS: Focus On Execution First

January 6, 2018 | Jeff For Banks

Over 10 years ago Larry Bossidy, former CEO of Honeywell, and Ram Charan, an academic and consultant, wrote the book Execution, The Discipline of Getting Things Done. As a student […]


Big Data or Big BS in Banking

Banking is becoming increasingly and irreversibly data driven. The amount of information we collect on customers exceed most industries, with the possible exception of the medical industry. Much like medical, […]


Book Report: HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategy

November 30, 2011 | Jeff For Banks

A Written on the cover is a definitive statement made by an entity that has supreme confidence in itself: “If you read nothing else on strategy, read these definitive articles […]


Experienced Bankers Wanted for Mediocre Bank

March 6, 2011 | Jeff For Banks

“He’s not ready” is the response I often hear when I ask why a sharp banker is not part of the FIs senior leadership team. I hear it from senior […]