Archive | June, 2012

Banker Jones and the Last Crusade: Is Wealth Management the New Holy Grail?

In my June 6 post 9 of 10 Banks Are Mulling an Overhaul I linked to the American Banker article that cited the findings from a KPMG study that also said: “Forty percent of the respondents said that asset and wealth management would be essential to expand revenue over the next few years.” But another […]

5 Tips to Find True Innovators | Inc.com

The Keys to Hiring Effective Innovators  1. Intellectually Restless: Great innovators get a thrill out of defining a bold vision and then wrestling with the data, insights, barriers, and opportunities to unlock what needs to be true to get there. 2. Inspiring Rather Than Convincing: Applicants who come from traditional consulting are often proficient at […]

9 of 10 Banks Are Mulling an Overhaul of Their Operating Models, KPMG Survey Finds – American Banker Article

Soul-searching is Job 1 at a lot of banks. That’s the takeaway from a KPMG survey of more than 100 bankers due out Wednesday. Nine out of 10 banks said that they have re-examined, are in the process of re-examining or will re-examine their operating models, according to an advance copy of the survey results. […]