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We recently heard from the MBA that lender profitability is at record lows. Obviously when lender profits are down, that means that they have less money to invest in technology, which impacts vendors, as well. So, how can technology vendors continue to thrive? In an...

What kid doesn’t know of Mickey Mouse? What kid doesn’t love going to Disney World? Walt Disney has created so many good family memories for all of us, but we can learn even more from him. In the article “5 Magical Tips Walt Disney Can...

We are raised to believe that we can accomplish anything in life and that extraordinary is what to strive for. Unfortunately, as we progress through life and life’s challenges, we begin to believe that extraordinary is something far off in the distance that becomes unattainable....

The switch to a purchase market is hitting everyone hard. Lenders are seeing their volume decrease and their cost to originate increase because it’s more costly to originate a purchase loan vs. a refi, of course. But lenders aren’t alone. Technology vendors are feeling the pinch,...

As the CEO of a company you have a lot of responsibility. In a lot of ways the company will sink or swim based on the decisions of the CEO. However, there’s more to running a successful company. The CEO can’t do everything, so the...

The social media trend is here to stay, but how do you take advantage of this trend to grow your business? I recently read an article entitled “Why the Best Marketing Teams Embrace Process” by Wade Foster that’s worth sharing. In the article he talks about how marketing experts love...

If you’re a parent I’m sure that you remember telling your kids stories when they were small. It’ great to see their little eyes light up when you read a Dr. Seuss book to them. Everyone loves the Grinch and the Cat in the Hat. Well,...

The social media trend is here to stay, but how do you take advantage of this trend to grow your business? The return on investment of social media has been called into question. Some say that it doesn’t work in a B2B fashion. To them I say: You’re not using...

It’s been a busy conference season. I just finished attending numerous mortgage industry trade shows, and one of the things that amazed me as I attended the various shows is how ill-prepared some of the speakers were. When I say ill prepared I am talking...

In today’s marketplace, it is becoming more difficult to differentiate between competing companies. Your brand can help you stand out. In an article that I recently came across entitled “Leading Brand Trends For 2014” by Robert Passikoff, he points out that the number 14 is associated...