Family Genealogy In Art

Family Genealogy In Art Some people have the ability to get very creative in the projects that they make with needle and fabric. Some families might tie their family history in with creating Family Genealogy in Art that they will use as gifts at Christmas, or for the decoration of their own homes. The family tree has been eloquently drawn in charcoal, etched in glass, and included in quilts that people place at the foot of their beds. The Family Genealogy in Art exhibit that they create could be large enough to cover one wall, or it could be small enough to fit inside two or three shadow boxes that can be arranged in several ways on a wall. The …

The American (Trust &) Savings Bank

The American (Trust &) Savings Bank What do Dubuque, Dyersville, Farley, and Wes Des Moines have in common? They’re all in Iowa? Yes. And they all have the American Trust & Savings Bank, decades since 1911. The American Trust & Savings Bank, or simply ‘American Trust’, is trusted for years for giving “simply better banking”. In the safe hands of the Schrup’s family throughout the stretch of its success from trials history, the trusted bank has been serving with an unyielding support for its local community. It simply has been there for them. The American Trust & Savings Bank has all been through World War I, the Great Depression, and the 21st Century economic growth explosion, and still serving, and …

In Financial Services, You Can Smile Harder and Give Away Gifts, but Loyalty is Heartfelt

In Financial Services, You Can Smile Harder and Give Away Gifts, but Loyalty is Heartfelt In banking and investing and insurance, many thousands of service-minded people enjoy client loyalty. Yet, most labour under a false basic assumption about why clients are loyal to them or their institution, rather than competitors. What really generates loyalty is warmth. The dominant view of loyalty in financial services equates loyalty with simple continuity of service. “If they keep on dealing with you, that means they’re loyal.” This makes sense, but it lacks a basic understanding of what motivates people to be loyal. This view also supposes that people become loyal to whomever best satisfies their service requirements. “If they can read statements that arrive …

Branding and Employee Communication

Branding and Employee Communication In the I-HR newsletter, moderator Beth N. Carvin asked if the idea of branding could be used effectively to improve productivity and retention. This is an expanded version of my response to her question: Yes, I think you can use the idea of branding as a tool for improving employee productivity and retention. Let’s approach it from the perspective of a manager communicating with his or her subordinates. If the manager sets out to build a positive reputation over time and over a series of messages, then we might say he or she is embarking on a branding exercise. It’s an attempt to create the trust and goodwill necessary to have messages both accepted and acted …