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 workplace environment is a lot more serene when your people don’t have to wonder if they’re focusing on the right things
When recruiting, we often try to answer the question, “Why should I get into the mortgage business?” But don’t forget that many people don’t know how to break in
Thinking of high-level strategy doesn’t mean you’re sitting in a corner office dreaming up things that will never happen – it can have a direct impact on your business
All members of an organization succeed – or fail – together
One thing mortgage lenders can be confident about is that 2017 will be a volatile year for the industry
Giving back isn’t just good for society — it’s good for your business
Approaching poor sales performance with curiosity rather than accusation cans shift the perspective from blame to problem-solving
Can even the most seasoned companies maintain the excitement of their entrepreneurial beginnings?
Relying on the wealth of knowledge from a group of people can help leaders make informed decisions
The industry often laments the problems that keep young people from buying homes – but it’s also lenders’ responsibility to help Millennial customers find solutions