Great leaders share many common traits. Though criteria for leadership in the workplace can vary from company to company, the majority of effective leaders exemplify certain skills. By focusing on developing these same skills, you can take your leadership abilities to the next level. Click HERE to learn more about how you can develop these 10 important traits necessary to become a great leader.
Virginia Title Center Adds to Settlement Processing Team
Announcing Karter Thompson
Karter joined the VTC team in July as settlement processor. She majored in Business Administration in College with a focus on Real Estate as her desired career. Karter brings with her experience with settlement processing and closing real estate transactions. She is a lifelong resident of the Roanoke Valley. Outside of work, Karter enjoys spending time with family, cooking, and being outdoors. Karter and her husband are expecting a baby girl in November. She is very excited for this new adventure with Virginia Title Center. Please join us in welcoming Karter to the team.
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The Most Important Skill for Success
by Mark Sanborn
What do all successful people have in common, regardless of occupation or location? Intentionality -- which I define intentionality as being crystal clear on what you want to achieve and taking the right action every day to achieve it. Yet is there one skill more important than all others for achieving and sustaining success? I believe there is. It drives intentionality. If intentionality is the engine, then this skill is the fuel. Learning is essential. It keeps you growing and improving and makes life richer and more interesting. Yet there is something even more important. Click HERE to read on.
Housing affordability continues to decline as the hot real estate market fuels skyrocketing prices. Incomes aren’t keeping pace with the higher prices. The median family income rose by 1.2% in May while the monthly mortgage payment jumped by 20%. Even as mortgage rates are down compared to a year ago—which has helped buyers save on borrowing costs—the median existing-home price has jumped 24.4% compared to the same period. Clear HERE to gain more insights.
Will Long-Term Effects of Deposit Surplus Speed Banking Consolidation?
by John Ginovsky
During the pandemic and well into the recovery depositors have socked away trillions of dollars while business borrowers find themselves hamstrung by supply chain disruptions. By some estimates it could be two years before the situation evens out, and by then the profit squeeze could force more institutions to sell. Some institutions are countering with aggressive strategies. Click HERE to learn more.