strategy execution

Banking’s Execution Imperative

**This article originally appeared in Jeff4Banks.com on June 19, 2021.**   Announcer: Spain had 85% possession against Sweden and did not score. The strategy drawn up by the Spanish side […]


For Banks, Acquire or Be Acquired Is a Hobson’s Choice

February 10, 2018 | Jeff For Banks

Bank Director recently held their Acquire or Be Acquired (AOBA) conference in the Arizona desert. It is a well run, well attended conference. When not there, which I wasn’t this […]


Flawless Execution: Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief

February 1, 2014 | Jeff For Banks

How do we connect our strategy to our vision? Can bankers identify, in high definition detail, the bank they want to become to remain relevant to their constituencies, and translate […]


jfb Toons: Bank Strategy Execution

December 13, 2012 | Jeff For Banks

Welcome to my first installment of jfb Toons, a cynical look at how financial institutions operate. In this version, I migrate from the strategy development retreat to how that strategy is […]


The 17 Fundamental Traits of Organizational Effectiveness

December 17, 2011 | Jeff For Banks

I recently read Harvard Business Review’s 10 Must Reads on Strategy and reviewed it in this blog. One of the “must reads” was The Secrets to Successful Strategy Execution by […]