The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”
“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.”
It’s that time of year again, the time to set goals and make resolutions. So ask yourself, are the goals you are setting too high, too low, or just right? The truth is, the business of commercial lending is changing more rapidly than ever. In 2016, financial institutions will be faced with significant challenges and opportunities, from the continued advance of alternative and on-line lenders to the likelihood of a rising rate environment. You need a plan of attack to help separate your organization from the rest of the herd.
With that in mind, here are 16 things you can do during 2016 to assure solid growth along with strong asset quality in your C&I business: