Considerations for Avoiding Pre-Construction Jitters By Jeff Boehmer Director of Sales, DEI Incorporated At the outset of any construction process, there are some very basic details you need to know when it comes to your branch network, including the market you are targeting, your budget, and a sense of the location. But what else are you missing? A fair amount. They say that the devil is in the details, and that’s never more true than in pre-construction and planning. Doing this part correctly will help you avoid project jitters and headaches. The construction process, and even a major remodeling [...]
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Breathe new life into your branch network through better strategy, planning and analysis. First of all, let’s start with a “we understand” … The heartache of aging branches. The challenge of changing communities. The reality of evolving customer branch use patterns. The impact of competitive challenges. The need to integrate new technology. We've seen it all—and developed a strategy to maximize it or crafted a plan to overcome it! Single branch, branch network, LPO into full service, new market, market fill-in—all require unique strategic assessment and evaluation. When it comes to branches, branch planning, and space utilization, experience matters. [...]
The holidays are over. The twinkle lights and the decorations are all stashed away for another year. And now – and now, what? If you’re like me, the cold and darker days of the winter months have me dragging myself through the day on autopilot. But now is not the time to stagnate. There are ways to help your staff stay engaged. Some tricks for a more motivated staff are simple, explains an article on Forbes.com: Stay social. Encourage your people not to eat at their desk alone. Eating with co-workers helps keep us from feeling isolated and encourages healthy, working [...]
The concept of Hygge peaked in 2016 but, as we move into the 2020 winter season, we are reminded that the feeling of warmth, contentment, and well- being is still ever present. Pronounced “hoo-guh,” the word is Danish in origin and translates to cozy, and winter is the most hygge time of the year. It can be used as a noun, verb, adjective, and compound noun and is present in the small things in life – but particularly it is a psychological state or feeling of warmth. Louisa Thomsen Brits, a British-Danish writer, casts hygge as a state of mindfulness: how to [...]