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 difference between a leader and a boss is that a leader is willing to get his hands dirty
If you put perfect people into a broken system, you’re likely to get broken results
Leadership doesn't happen by accident -- it takes deliberate, thoughtful commitment
Everyone fails from time to time. What makes a person successful is the willingness to learn from those experiences
Like quarterbacks, leaders can’t concentrate on just one specialty. They need to see the whole field
If you don't know why you're doing something, there's simply no way for you to reach your full potential
Just because something is easier doesn’t mean that it’s better
You shouldn't be in business just to make money; rather, you should make money to be in business
If we want to be successful in marketing our organizations, we’ve got to make sure our loan officers are marketing themselves well
In the world of business, meetings often get a bad rap; most people would rather do their jobs than talk about them. So what benefits do meetings actually have?