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.
No matter how an organization’s business processes are structured, simplicity is vital to creating a process that works sustainably
Leaders in the mortgage industry typically have a great deal on their plates — but they still need to manage their time well
Are your employees happy? And if they weren't, would you be able to tell?
The biggest factor in whether an organization is going to succeed is the person in charge
Taking your team off-site can shake up the ordinary routine
Trust among your leadership team isn't just a nice thing to have -- it's absolutely essential for long-term success
Unfortunately, we often lose touch with why we’re in the mortgage industry
The first big mistake leaders often make when it comes to goals is not having them
As leaders, you may have many priorities struggling for your attention -- but you should only focus on one at any given moment
Employees look to leaders for guidance on how to see their roles in the organization