The latest from Anthony Demangone

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

Banish the fog!

Organizations are funny things. At NAFCU, there are only 70 or so of us. You’d think that communication among such a manageable group of people would be easy. ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

Respect the arena

Last year, someone shared this quote from President Theodore Roosevelt with me. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

Planes, armor and survivorship bias

My boss, Dan Berger, shared the following post on LinkedIn.  I love history, so the story caught my eye. And I wondered – how many lives did this gentleman save?. ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

The blessing of impending doom…

All companies do well.  Until they don’t.  Most companies form around an idea.  That idea solves a problem. And people will pay for that idea. But time marches ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

There’s no such thing as just a janitor

There may be a movie someday about Richard Montañez.  I wouldn’t bet against it. If you’ve eaten a Flamin’ Hot Cheeto, you have him ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

Letting it go

It is easy to smile when you’re winning. When the ball bounces your way. Success puts a skip in your step. You have an extra dose of patience, ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

Turning off the auto-pilot on emails

How many emails does your organization send out automatically? Probably quite a few. Usually, the emails try to be informative. Clear. Often they are a bit boring. And fail to ...

- by Anthony Demangone, NAFCU

Whoa. One. Bad. Day. 

It is a tight job market out there. You likely don’t need me to highlight that fact. With that in mind, something caught my eye. It was a ...