Four Leadership Lessons Learned from St. Paul’s Crusaders

Leadership is taking limited information and striking down a path with the commitment needed to succeed in the endeavor. It is motivating others to follow you into uncertainty, while maximizing […]

Leadership: In My Own Words

January 6, 2015 | Jeff For Banks

With all of the scholarship on leadership, what could I add to the conversation? I have my ideas. And if we reflect on the decline of our industry, an honest […]

Bankers: Are We Passing On The Tough Decisions?

April 5, 2014 | Jeff For Banks

“One of our problems is our long-term employees”, said a banker to me. I have heard this so often that it probably applies to a significant percentage of Jeff For […]

Lead Like Lincoln

February 17, 2013 | Jeff For Banks

Historically low interest rates and the recent poor economy highlighted the importance of leadership in community banking. History has provided us great leaders to emulate and Abraham Lincoln is perhaps […]