David Lykken is 40-year industry veteran who consults on virtually all aspects of mortgage banking. David hosts a successful weekly radio program called “Lykken On Lending” (www.LykkenOnLending.com) that is heard each Monday at noon (Central Standard Time) by thousands of mortgage professionals.
The more tasks we can automate, the more time we'll have to focus on the most important part of our business
Of course we need to know how hot-button issues will affect the mortgage business. But should industry leaders publicize their personal opinions?
Despite the best intentions, regulators can harm the very people they're trying to help
The industry has gone from not enough regulation to too much. But will regulators ever ease up without litigation?
Perseverance against big odds shows employees that victory is possible, however unlikely it may seem
We don't like volatility because it means uncertainty. But is it always a bad thing?
Global issues can certainly be interesting, but are they really relevant to the mortgage market?
Influence comes when you care about people -- and they know you care about them.
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A good vendor can smooth the rough edges of your organization and help meet the needs of your customers