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Can Mortgage Bankers learn from ‘Moneyball’?

Can Mortgage Bankers learn from ‘Moneyball’?

My new book draws inspiration from many sources. Maverick CEOs in our industry are prominent like they were in my last book. There are also unique new sources. Here is a brief excerpt: [I was fortunate to speak with] Billy Beane, an executive with the Oakland...

Let the data tell the story

In our last post we mentioned how these turbulent times call for Managing Differently, which can happen only when smart people ask questions of their data. So, what does that really mean? Whether you’re a CEO, CFO, head of sales or operations, numbers on a page only...

Manage Differently to prosper in turbulent times

This mortgage origination market is always tough, but it’s especially challenging now. We’re not about fear, panic, and blame, however bleak volume forecasts may seem. We believe strongly that data-driven management can make a difference for our industry....

Great comments about Jim Deitch’s book

“... Jim Deitch did a great job breaking down the industry threats and filling in the holes.” -David Motley, President, Colonial Savings “A powerful read on the industry that will surely inform mortgage professionalson how to embrace technology and change...