Leadership articles

What to expect at ICBA Connect

ICBA Connect is your moment to relax, reflect and recharge. This virtual event will be unlike anything you’ve seen before. On March 9 and 10, expect to be surprised. You, your team and community bankers all over the country will come together, be inspired and hear from one-of-a-kind thinkers and doers.

Community Bank CEO Outlook 2021: What’s the path ahead?

No Magic 8 Ball could have predicted the year community banks had in 2020. What will 2021 bring? Independent Banker’s annual Community Bank CEO Outlook survey asked bank executives how they plan to move their institutions forward this year, from growing revenue to boosting marketing. The results of this year’s survey show a very different set of challenges—and opportunities—for industry leaders.

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Lindsay LaNore: Review and refresh your goals

I don’t think any of us could have anticipated the year we’ve had. Remember that list of goals you set for 2020? You probably didn’t complete it. Maybe you didn’t even get halfway there. Few of us did and, under the circumstances, that’s hardly surprising.