strategic decision making

Product Profitability Anyone? The JFB Pro-Growth Matrix

April 9, 2011 | Jeff For Banks

A bank attorney spoke at a recent Financial Managers’ Society (FMS) meeting that I attended. His topic: Leadership. His thesis: Analytics should be the basis for strategic decision making. He […]


Banking: Data hungry and decision challenged?

March 24, 2011 | Jeff For Banks

I had lunch today with a client’s regional manager. We discussed many things, but one thing he told me stuck… they used average balances to determine their highest priority customers. […]


Constructive Criticism: The death of candor.

October 30, 2010 | Jeff For Banks

“When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.” ~ William Wrigley, Jr. “We would have had more time to discuss strategic objectives if Jeff dispensed of […]


Banking School: Effective Decision Making

September 12, 2010 | Jeff For Banks

On occasion I have the privilege of attending a banking conference in a swanky locale. Last month, I attended a gathering of Pennsylvania bankers at The Breakers in West Palm […]