Michael Porter

Are Banks Different?

April 23, 2017 | Jeff For Banks

Does your financial institution need to be different than the five others in town or the multitudes outside of town? If you believe the paradigm that a business model must […]


Much Maligned Banking Business Model: Lean and Mean

August 21, 2013 | Jeff For Banks

Does your financial institution pursue a relationship driven strategy? If so, you would be in the majority for community FIs. If not, you are much maligned. In my last post […]


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 […]