Remember Harry Ellis, the cheesy sales guy from Die Hard. His most memorable line was, “Hey babe, I negotiate million dollar deals for breakfast. I think I can handle this Eurotrash.” He was smug, arrogant, and only cared about his own agenda. Nothing else mattered to this guy. He Pitch-Slapped Hans Gruber so hard and […]Read More Pitch-Slapped: 6 Reasons Why Sales People Fail To Generate Business at Conferences
The highlight of Day 2 of Forum 2017 kicked off with an engaging speech from Eric Ryan, the co-founder of Method, a soap company. As strange as it sounds to have a soap company founder speaking at a financial conference, which Eric addressed early on in his speech, his message was spot on and was […]Read More Financial Brand Forum 2017: What Does A Soap Company Have To Do With Banking?
I’ve been reading The Financial Brand for years. The insights they provide are some of the best in the financial institution industry. Many companies are out there that provide data and consulting to their audience, but the Financial brand uses a forward-thinking, common sense approach to conducting business as a bank or credit union. This […]Read More Day 1 Review: Forum 2017 Conference, Presented by The Financial Brand
When I was a boy, I enjoyed going to the bank with my father. We would walk into the small community bank and immediately be greeted by name. My father would say hello to each of the tellers and then walk back to the corner office to chat with the manager. I was never sure […]Read More Banking Was Not Meant To Be A Transactional Business