BirdsEye View Archive
hot topics in the boardroom
Posted: 11/30/2017
making culture real
Posted: 11/16/2017
branch design
Posted: 11/02/2017
finding the right commercial banker
Posted: 10/20/2017
steve jobs can still change our lives
Posted: 10/06/2017
adding value to shareholders
Posted: 09/21/2017
improving diversity - lessons from alex
Posted: 09/07/2017
accounting opening process
Posted: 08/24/2017
call center management
Posted: 08/10/2017
the 80 sales behaviors
Posted: 07/28/2017
innovation factory and its lessons
Posted: 07/13/2017
consumer lending disruptors - friend or foe
Posted: 06/30/2017
firing up your c and i business
Posted: 06/13/2017
wealth management
Posted: 06/01/2017
the branch dilemma
Posted: 05/18/2017
what is jeff bezos "day 1" philosophy?
Posted: 05/04/2017
building a successful incentive program in the wake of the wells fargo scandal
Posted: 04/19/2017
a fresh look at mobile for 2017
Posted: 04/06/2017
seeing the world as it is
Posted: 03/24/2017
2017 - the year of business banking?
Posted: 03/09/2017
the retail banking challenge
Posted: 02/23/2017
attracting and retaining millennials
Posted: 02/09/2017
putting the fun in commercial banking
Posted: 01/25/2017
railroads business or transportation business - the airbnb story
Posted: 01/15/2017
taking stock of 2016 - eight years post crisis
Posted: 01/02/2017
a primer on business banking
Posted: 12/15/2016
a second look at wells fargo
Posted: 12/01/2016
a better problem resolution process
Posted: 10/22/2016
relationships vs transactions
Posted: 10/07/2016
what matters in mobile today
Posted: 09/22/2016
non-obvious lessons learned at brightroll
Posted: 09/09/2016
protecting our turf
Posted: 08/24/2016
i don't want to eat
Posted: 08/11/2016
the old man and the sea, yank sing and universal bankers
Posted: 07/27/2016
corporate culture
Posted: 07/14/2016
one solution to the cross-sell problem
Posted: 06/30/2016
the resurgence of the brand in banking
Posted: 06/12/2016
has the banking industry achieved cultural irrelevance?
Posted: 06/03/2016
the good profit
Posted: 05/16/2016
best practices in hr
Posted: 05/06/2016
the reluctant retail bank
Posted: 04/21/2016
best practices in leading meetings
Posted: 04/07/2016
payments disruptors
Posted: 03/23/2016
key risk perspectives for 2016
Posted: 03/10/2016
a fresh look at mobile
Posted: 02/22/2016
personal leadership
Posted: 02/11/2016
what business are we in?
Posted: 01/28/2016
if you can't beat them, join them
Posted: 01/15/2016
2016 economic outlook
Posted: 01/03/2016
commercial banking best practices
Posted: 12/04/2015
selling in financial services
Posted: 11/19/2015
managing board succession
Posted: 11/05/2015
amazon leadership principles
Posted: 10/22/2015
the millennials are coming
Posted: 10/08/2015
branch pofitability
Posted: 09/24/2015
selling financial services - second in a series
Posted: 09/10/2015
attracting and retaining millennials
Posted: 08/14/2015
selling in financial services
Posted: 07/27/2015
integrating technology and tradition - the peninsula hong kong
Posted: 07/17/2015
performance evaluations
Posted: 07/06/2015
on pivoting inward
Posted: 06/19/2015
operationalizing service - the starbucks way
Posted: 06/02/2015
fintech startups - bankers should care - a lot
Posted: 05/21/2015
loyalty programs - what can we learn from the airlines
Posted: 05/05/2015
apple pay vs currentc: fin techs answer to tyson-spinks
Posted: 04/24/2015
incentive compensation
Posted: 04/10/2015
zappos, poker, risk taking and banking
Posted: 03/26/2015
lessons from the master, warren buffett - creating shareholder value
Posted: 03/11/2015
making mergers work
Posted: 02/27/2015
cyber-security - what can you do?
Posted: 02/17/2015
scorecards in banking
Posted: 02/02/2015
nine peculiar events from the past 500 years of finance
Posted: 01/28/2015
hiring and retaining commercial bankers
Posted: 12/02/2014
interest rate risk
Posted: 11/14/2014
our vanishing bank branches
Posted: 10/31/2014
dr. spock, abraham maslow and generational change in the marketplace
Posted: 10/16/2014
what banks and hotels have in common part ii
Posted: 10/03/2014
business banking customers' wish list
Posted: 07/18/2014
square wallet, coin card, brett king and payments channels
Posted: 07/05/2014
what community banks can learn from jpm
Posted: 06/04/2014
achieving scale in the wealth management space
Posted: 05/23/2014
what makes a good sales person
Posted: 05/07/2014
more opportunities in payments
Posted: 05/03/2014
bob wilmers' unsetting letter to shareholders
Posted: 04/14/2014
insights from google usage patterns
Posted: 03/23/2014
the mobile payments challenge
Posted: 03/23/2014
customer-centric commercial banking
Posted: 03/23/2014
leaders who deliver results
Posted: 03/23/2014
2014 outlook
Posted: 01/17/2014
tulip mania
Posted: 12/19/2013
the channel quandry
Posted: 10/31/2013
fintech start-ups? bankers should care - a lot
Posted: 10/16/2013
anatomy of a sales call
Posted: 09/27/2013
the impact of mobile banking on customer loyalty
Posted: 09/13/2013
steve jobs' principles for success
Posted: 09/03/2013
innovation management
Posted: 08/16/2013
career pathing in retail banking
Posted: 08/01/2013
a banker's perspective on, "an indebted student's perspective on the student loan fairness act"
Posted: 07/29/2013
an indebted student's perspective on the student loan fairness act
Posted: 07/29/2013
encouraging innovation
Posted: 07/09/2013
the mortgage business
Posted: 06/21/2013
hr trends
Posted: 05/21/2013
credit considerations during a loan growth period
Posted: 05/10/2013
the consumer payments scene - part i
Posted: 04/11/2013
the optimizing ceo
Posted: 04/02/2013
what do wealth management, private banking and hotels have in common
Posted: 03/15/2013
payment transformations
Posted: 03/03/2013
enterprise risk management - in the crosshairs
Posted: 02/14/2013
the mobile wave
Posted: 01/31/2013
what hotels and banks have in common
Posted: 01/18/2013
teamwork - learning from the geese
Posted: 12/14/2012
compliance update
Posted: 11/30/2012
campaign management
Posted: 11/08/2012
2013 outlook
Posted: 10/26/2012
treasury management opportunities
Posted: 10/12/2012
distribution part ii - the branch
Posted: 09/28/2012
distribution
Posted: 09/14/2012
more on wealth management
Posted: 08/31/2012
banking paradigm shift
Posted: 08/17/2012
payments business ideas
Posted: 08/05/2012
the hall of fallen giants
Posted: 05/14/2012
localness
Posted: 03/26/2012
fair lending or fair banking
Posted: 03/13/2012
small business banking
Posted: 03/13/2012
remember old commerce bank?
Posted: 02/13/2012
lady gaga, social media and banking
Posted: 01/15/2012
fair lending or fair banking
Posted: 12/08/2011
a wise investor's view of banks
Posted: 10/28/2011
mobile banking
Posted: 10/16/2011
managing the entire customer experience
Posted: 10/10/2011
on pricing
Posted: 10/10/2011
rewards and loyalty programs
Posted: 10/03/2011
treasury management
Posted: 10/03/2011
interest on business checking
Posted: 09/23/2011
customer loyalty
Posted: 09/23/2011
workouts that work
Posted: 09/23/2011
commercial banking
Posted: 12/03/2010
realigning your checking account product line
Posted: 12/03/2010
thoughts about credit in 2011
Posted: 12/03/2010
more on overdraft fee income
Posted: 10/07/2010
midyear review
Posted: 08/27/2010
employee engagement
Posted: 08/27/2010
mrs. o'leary's cow
Posted: 08/27/2010
compliance: the wind beneath my wings
Posted: 08/27/2010
more on fdic assisted deals
Posted: 07/04/2010
wealth management business development
Posted: 06/17/2010
incentive compensation trends
Posted: 05/27/2010
commercial banking - it's time to get back to business
Posted: 05/13/2010
cost containment: small ideas work
Posted: 04/29/2010
employee communications in turbulent times
Posted: 04/16/2010
responding to nsf/od changes - strategy and tactics
Posted: 04/01/2010
let sanity prevail
Posted: 03/20/2010
basel proposals on bank capital structure
Posted: 03/05/2010
an ode to sales
Posted: 02/19/2010
free checking
Posted: 02/05/2010
2010 outlook: first take
Posted: 02/05/2010
3q 2009 wrapup
Posted: 12/18/2009
the new japanese administration
Posted: 12/18/2009
lessons from the 25 year flood
Posted: 10/30/2009
trends in compensation
Posted: 10/16/2009
the rating agencies
Posted: 10/05/2009
teaching our employees how we make money: second "take"
Posted: 09/18/2009
it's strategic planning season again
Posted: 09/07/2009
stop the feeding frenzy: readers' reactions
Posted: 08/22/2009
teaching our employees how we make money
Posted: 07/27/2009
2010 outlook
Posted: 07/10/2009
more on asset quality
Posted: 06/26/2009
fdic assisted acquisitions
Posted: 06/12/2009
professional calling
Posted: 05/29/2009
solid practices and early warning tools for commercial bankers
Posted: 05/15/2009
banking insights from a sales star
Posted: 05/01/2009
customer attrition drivers and new tools to combat them
Posted: 04/17/2009
achieving differentiation economically
Posted: 04/07/2009
the great crash, 2008: root causes
Posted: 04/02/2009
sales process execution: a blast from the past
Posted: 04/02/2009
treasury management services - opportunity for 2009
Posted: 02/22/2009
2009 outlook: a second look
Posted: 02/10/2009
looking back and looking ahead
Posted: 01/01/2009
team selling
Posted: 12/11/2008
building a culture for success
Posted: 11/15/2008
a japanese "take" on our financial crisis
Posted: 11/05/2008
credit tips for tough times
Posted: 11/05/2008
to tarp or not to tarp
Posted: 11/05/2008
wealth management revisited
Posted: 10/21/2008
the salesman that never sleeps
Posted: 10/03/2008
simplify your way to revenue growth
Posted: 09/19/2008
2009 outlook: the first cut
Posted: 09/05/2008
what's next for banks?
Posted: 08/27/2008
spotlight on small business payments
Posted: 08/11/2008
banking gen y - one woman's view
Posted: 07/30/2008
stress-testing cre loans: a practical how-to guide
Posted: 07/10/2008
self imposed obsolescence
Posted: 06/27/2008
a time of oppotunity
Posted: 06/12/2008
the first two years of commercial banking
Posted: 05/30/2008
workout
Posted: 05/18/2008
building a successful incentive plan
Posted: 05/02/2008
reward programs that work
Posted: 04/19/2008
hiring and retaining gen x, y and m employees
Posted: 04/06/2008
what will we do with all these branches?
Posted: 03/21/2008
online banking - a key customer acquisition and integration channel
Posted: 03/12/2008
loan loss reserves and credit cycles: did the sec get it right?
Posted: 02/25/2008
branch automation and the impact of the payments business on it
Posted: 02/08/2008
lessons from the 80's
Posted: 01/25/2008
2008 outlook - the second stab
Posted: 01/11/2008
managing currently
Posted: 01/02/2008
payments: business dynamic and emerging consumer preferences
Posted: 12/14/2007
what do commercial clients really want?
Posted: 11/30/2007
product development and management
Posted: 11/16/2007
the changing landscape of banking
Posted: 11/02/2007
the resurgence of the brand in banking
Posted: 10/19/2007
strategic implications of 2007
Posted: 10/05/2007
relationship banking - the real thing
Posted: 09/21/2007
out of the box thinking, outside our industry
Posted: 09/07/2007
2008 outlook - the first stab
Posted: 08/24/2007
the new math: gen x + gen y = great business
Posted: 08/10/2007
performance measurement
Posted: 07/13/2007
retail banking drivers
Posted: 06/29/2007
trends in wealth management
Posted: 06/15/2007
quality of earnings
Posted: 05/31/2007
the disciplined sales process
Posted: 05/18/2007
trends in commercial banking
Posted: 05/04/2007
trends in retail banking
Posted: 04/27/2007
what will we do with all these branches?
Posted: 04/20/2007
second-third quarter outlook
Posted: 04/06/2007
the ten management principles of supercommunity banking
Posted: 03/23/2007
what we all need is a sheep dog
Posted: 03/09/2007
what do the marines and banking have in common?
Posted: 02/23/2007
leadership leassons from the israeli army
Posted: 02/09/2007
cost cutting (and other management principles) the greenberg way
Posted: 01/26/2007
trends in financial planning
Posted: 01/12/2007
getting ahead of the game: lessons from amex segmentation
Posted: 12/29/2006
operationalizing service excellence - lessons from starbucks
Posted: 12/15/2006
trends in bank-wide cross referrals
Posted: 12/08/2006
2007 outlook
Posted: 11/17/2006
growing your c&i portfolio
Posted: 11/03/2006
differentiators in our industry? absolutely!
Posted: 10/20/2006
trends in the payments business
Posted: 09/30/2006
hedging risks and benefits for asset sensitive supercommunity banks
Posted: 09/29/2006
trends in retail banking
Posted: 09/15/2006
teamwork works - lessons from the geese
Posted: 08/25/2006
hedging bank interest rate risk in a supercommunity bank: an opportunity or a mistake?
Posted: 08/10/2006
cost cutting the right way
Posted: 07/28/2006
when the bank next door gets acquired
Posted: 07/13/2006
incentive compensation: be careful what you wish for: it will come true
Posted: 06/29/2006
2006 mid-year outlook
Posted: 06/16/2006
posattrition vs. negattrition: why isn't your hr department measuring it?
Posted: 06/02/2006
the new commercial banker
Posted: 05/18/2006
lessons from katrina: the real story, or hope is not a method
Posted: 05/05/2006
a better problem resolution process
Posted: 04/21/2006
customer retention facts and fiction
Posted: 04/07/2006
in pursuit of excellence - the sequel
Posted: 03/24/2006
leadership according to sun tsu
Posted: 03/10/2006
you eat what you kill
Posted: 02/23/2006
customer loyalty programs...
Posted: 02/08/2006
making branding work for you
Posted: 01/27/2006
making your sales process work
Posted: 01/13/2006
non priced-based competition or competing where others are not
tips from other industries

Posted: 01/01/2006
outlook for 2006
Posted: 12/16/2005
did you realize how much of your income comes from the payment business?
Posted: 12/02/2005
a personal view of the definition of service
Posted: 11/18/2005
demystifying business banking
Posted: 11/04/2005
building a sustainable competitive advantage
Posted: 10/23/2005
the year of the deposit
Posted: 10/03/2005