The latest from Anthony Demangone

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

The power of a good concierge

I remember it vividly. Somehow, I was in charge of finding a restaurant for 20 people at a conference.  I had been to Chicago before, but I was far from ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

How you do the next thing…

This phrase keeps popping up in stories that I read. “How you do the next thing is likely how you’ll do everything.”  I tried to find ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

Who is your competition?

It looks like Bank of America is playing offense. A recent article notes that the bank is adding 5,400 jobs and 500 branches nationwide.  With that in mind, it ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

The weakest link

A good friend of mine learned that his son made the lacrosse team. That’s great news. And bad news – because now you have to buy all the ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

We’ve been there before

This year, my Nittany Lions ran into a very good, and very prepared Ohio State Buckeye team.  It was a great game, but we came up short. Just short, but ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

72 hours and counting…

A recent survey of executives, managers and professionals (EMPs) found that their average work-week was 72 hours.  72 hours. But a blog post (HBR.org) that analyzed the study really ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

5 big questions for your board

A massive survey (McKinseyQuarterly.com) of corporate directors found that the “average” director knows far more about their company’s finances than they do about risks facing ...