Blog

  • Jun 9 2019
    Banks Need to Disrupt…Themselves

    By Brian DeLucia When I walk into a bank branch (yes, I actually like the feel of the relationship), I see processes that have not changed much in the last 35 years or so that I have walked into a bank. Within the next 10 years, we will see a major disruption within traditional consumer  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    GE, Emirates Collaboration towards efficiency

    By Brian DeLucia I like what GE is working on together with Emirates in terms of the efficiencies they are creating within aviation. As someone who has been involved in some special situation transactions involving engines and aircraft, this is going to help improve efficiency and reduce maintenance risks moving forward for investors. GE has  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    Role of Social Media in Society

    By Brian DeLucia It is interesting the role social media is playing in society.  I do not get excited about social media and honestly careless about it.  I do like that it gives people a platform to build their own media brand to give authentic people more attention towards the value they bring other like-minded  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    Potential for Banks with Small Business Owners

    By Brian DeLucia In a recent message, I discussed the potential for banks to help more small business owners by lowering the cost to process smaller loans, etc.  I believe we will see more small business owners and consumers benefiting from this shift in thinking in the next couple years. I’d like to hear from  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    Biggest Mistake in Sales or Raising Capital

    By Brian DeLucia As a family office and principal within several businesses, I am a target. I get pitched every day beyond the people raising capital.  It extends to every service you can imagine. Here is the biggest mistake 90 percent of them make. Granted, I am not a sales professional nor a capital raiser,  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    SBA Impacts Small Business Community

    By Brian DeLucia This is a great article.  SBA lending to the small business community continues to trend very well – especially as the industry becomes more effective at underwriting businesses. I believe small business owners need to remain aware of their options.  While options like merchant cash advances have their place in some businesses  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    Art of conversation

    By Brian DeLucia Over the past 20 years, I have always lived by the art of conversation. Enjoy learning about people and cultivating relationships. Learn what people are thinking and what is trending in the world. Learn what people are doing out in the market as well. Gain insight on what interests them and most  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    Build your bench of good people

    By Brian DeLucia We often discuss how challenging it is to find amazing people for your team. Most people are lazy when it comes to other human beings. This applies to building your team internally or building your network of resources. Stay engaged in the market, communicate with people throughout the community and the marketplace.  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    Skills that Transfer to all industries

    By Brian DeLucia A leader can succeed within any endeavor. I know my own successes have transferred between multiple industries over the years outside our core businesses. Within a short period of time, I can learn the nuances of an industry and apply some fundamentals around it. These fundamentals include getting the right people on  Read more ➝

  • Jun 9 2019
    The Two-Way Street of Candor

    By Brian DeLucia Candor needs to be a two-way street. The boss giving all the orders is a tired and worn out philosophy. In today’s environment, candor within our communication is becoming more common. It is not the person above you that holds all the cards. It is all of us working together that possess  Read more ➝