James Lally Named President of Enterprise Financial
…Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ: EFSC) announced that James B. Lally, 48, has been named president of the company. Lally reports to Peter Benoist, 68, who remains chief executive and has agreed to extend his term as CEO through 2017, or earlier upon the appointment of a successor.
A “Dumb” Way to Build Trust and Credibility – Merely Calling Yourself an Authority!
Are you an expert, or an authority, just because you say you are? How many purported authorities have you met in the past, only to be disappointed in the information they provided, because it was either too basic or flat-out wrong?
Is Any Publicity, Even Negative Publicity Good, or Is It Just a Myth?
Three key points to remember when planning for a crisis, and effectively communicating during and afterward to maintain public confidence.
The results will come with persistence
One of my clients, Kelsey Cottrell Realty Group, is owned by a dynamic duo – Kevin Cottrell and Stephanie Combs. They are the leading independently owned residential real estate agency in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Their approach to residential real estate is setting the local real estate market on its ear. They are trailblazers […]
Expert versus Experience: I'd rather be experienced
Recently, I have started thinking about the difference between an expert and an experienced professional. There may not be much of a difference by definition. I feel that expert is a person who has reached a pinnacle of his or her career while an experienced professional is one who is continuously learning. Last week, Ed […]
Lessons Learned After Someone is Gone
Rick Higham died Sunday, December 6, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. after a 7-month battle against small cell lung cancer and later brain cancer in a hospital room in Springfield, Mo. His wife Pat was by his side. She had been there all week. The last of their four daughters had left an hour before to […]