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The Bottleneck in Your Business is the Key to Your Breakthrough

Using Bottlenecks to Accelerate Your Business Growth. Every Bottleneck presents an opportunity for growth. The issue is, that many business owners go forward with business as usual without realizing there is a bottleneck in their business flow, or they suspect things…

There are only 3 classical ways to stand out in your market

(Co-Authored by Aaron Schulman & Tim Scholten) There are only 3 classical ways to stand out in your market.  Master these 3 principles and you will forever dominate your competition and continually experience positive growth. Most businesses have a challenge when…

There are only 3 ways your bank’s products and services can stand out – master them to lead your market.

(Co-authored by Tim Scholten & Aaron Schulman) Many banks struggle to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Those that do, often do not see much of a ROI for their ingenuity, but go back to the drawing board to have to re-invent themselves. Most…

Congratulations Matt Baffo

CONGRATULATIONS to Matt Baffo for earning your way to the top 1% of Mortgage Brokers in the Nation! We’re very proud to have you as one of our coaching clients! Matt Baffo – First State Bank of Michigan – NMLS 770988Would you like to learn more about how Matt achieved…

Congratulations Kevin Kelling

CONGRATULATIONS to Kevin Kelling for earning your way to the top 1% of Mortgage Originators in the Nation! We’re very proud to have you as one of our coaching clients! Kevin Kelling – Mercantile Bank of Michigan – NMLS 684299Would you like to learn more about how…

Case Study: How the root problem in your business is hiding from you and preventing growth

I worked with a client that had been struggling for over 10 years to get their financial performance above the bottom 10% of their peer group. Their poor performance had continued for many years and they couldn’t seem to find their way out of below average. Every year…

How to Create Niche Bank Products that Beat the Competition

(Co-authored by Tim Scholten & Aaron Schulman) Is it time you create your own Niche Products? If you think about organizations that are incredibly well known and have a brand that you can identify easily, they are either a niche company or have a niche product. A…

The Future of Banking – are you ready for 2030?

(Co-authored by Tim Scholten & Aaron Schulman) Let’s be honest- no one really knows what will happen in the next 10 years with our economy and the entire banking system… however, doing the same thing and expecting different results is the definition of “insanity”….

How your bank can use a simple story framework to build great content and draw in new customers

Every bank should have a solid content marketing plan. If your bank does not have one, you are behind the times. In order to have an effective content marketing plan, you have to have an individual or team devoted to creating content that is effective and a process…

WHY BANKS MUST HAVE A DIGITAL CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY TO WIN IN 2021 AND BEYOND

Most banks have ZERO content marketing strategy or experience. What is content marketing? It’s publishing quality content online that serves your prospects and client base with helpful articles, tools and tips, and grows a steadily increasing flow of traffic to your…

Congratulations Matt Baffo

CONGRATULATIONS to Matt Baffo for earning your way to the top 1% of Mortgage Brokers in the Nation! We’re very proud to have you as one of our coaching clients! Matt Baffo – First State Bank of Michigan – NMLS 770988Would you like to learn more about how Matt achieved…