2021 Newsletters

December 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • 4 Leadership Lessons I Learned from the Vineyard
  • Top Mortgage Lending Trends for 2022
  • Strengthening Thinking as a Mechanism to Building Resilience
  • USPS Deliveries Slowed as of October 1
  • The Pickelball Explosion – Fun for the Whole Family
  • How a Thicker Skin Can Give You an Advantage in Life’s Battles
  • Small Banks Facing Greater Cyber Risks Urge Congress to Act
  • SMBs are Untapped Opportunity for Banks
  • Real Estate News

November 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • Drop These Phrases From Your Vocabulary If You Want to Sound More Confident
  • $9 Purchase Threatens Buyer’s Dream of Homeownership
  • How Leaders Add Value to People
  • 3 Keys to the Future of Banking Partnerships, Openness & Advice
  • 4 Practices of Kindness That Make You Glorious
  • Community Institutions’ Golden Opportunity to Grow Small Business Loans
  • Real Estate News

October 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • How to Coach An Employee Who is Performing Well
  • The Scam that Keeps on Taking
  • Fall Travel Etiquette: 6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling This Season
  • Banks Barely Keeping Up with Staff Shortages in COVID World
  • Peeling the ‘Pineapple’ Problems Requires Proven Process
  • Here’s the Key to True, Sustainable Efficiency in the Mortgage Industry
  • Develop a Workforce Strategy for Future Success

September 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • 7 Politeness Mistakes You Could be Making at Work – Even if No One’s Broken it to You Yet
  • 9 Words People Constantly Mispronounce
  • Why Energy is So Important for Leaders
  • Do You Want to Be Mindful? Ask Yourself This Question Every Day
  • Inquiring Minds: Can a Notary Certify a Mortgage Note in Virginia?
  • Hiring a New Salesperson? Make Sure the Candidate Has These 5 Teachable Traits
  • How Community Banks Can Stay Relevant in the Face of a Digital Assault
  • Real Estate News

August 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • August Special Awareness Days
  • Top 10 Critical Competencies of Great Leaders
  • The Most Important Skill for Success
  • Mortgage Costs Grow 20  Times Faster Than Incomes
  • Will Long-Term Effects of Deposit Surplus Speed Banking Consolidation?
  • Real Estate News

July 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • The Ages You  Peak at Everything in Life
  • 15 Ways to Learn From Someone You Disagree With
  • Profit Margins are Just Going to Get Worse, Lenders Say
  • How to Build Team Chemistry
  • Why Women Make Good Leaders in Financial Services
  • One of the More Successful Commercial Bankers We Know Does These 3 Things
  • Other News in Banking and Lending
  • Real Estate News

June 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • If You Sleep in This Position Every Night You Are Aging Your Skin by 10 Years
  • Wire Transfer Scheme Targets Mortgage Payoffs, Secret Service Warns
  • When it Comes to Change, Are You a Cuddly Curmudgeon or Early Adopter?
  • How COVID-19 Continues to Reshape Consumer Banking Behaviors
  • How to Say “No” Without Saying “No”
  • How Banks Can Support Small Businesses After COVID-19
  • Real Estate News

May 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • Anxiety and Work: The Impact of Anxiety on Different Generations of Employees
  • Annoying Habits that Bother Your Coworkers
  • Humility: A Leadership Superpower
  • Why Your Leadership Needs Humanity
  • Inquiring Minds: Can a Notary Certify a Mortgage Note in Virginia?
  • How Financial Services Can Thrive After COVID-19
  • 2020’s PPP Chaos Gives Way to Smoother Encore in 2021
  • Real Estate News

April 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • What’s Harder: Working From the Office or Working From Home?
  • Is it OK to Turn Off Your Webcam in the Middle of a Call?
  • The 7 Emails You Should Send Every Week to Get Ahead in your Career
  • Home Prices in Virginia Keep Rising: Should We Worry That We’re in a Price Bubble?
  • 7 Easy Ways to Find Your Joy
  • A People-Centric Approach to Change Delivery in Financial Services
  • Articles on Leadership & Management
  • For Successful Small Business Lending, Learn From 2008
  • Real Estate News

March 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • How to Use Hope to Overcome Stress and Anxiety
  • FTC Receives More Than 2.1M Fraud Reports in 2020
  • What’s Your Plan for Battling Synthetic Fraud?
  • The Devastating Side Effect From Working Remotely No One is Talking About
  • Expanding Opportunities for Neurodiverse Colleagues
  • Where Customer and Employee Needs Intersect Post-COVID
  • How Negotiating Skills Help Leaders Defuse Work Conflicts
  • Real Estate News

February 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • Would You Like to Change Direction? How Attention Determines Direction
  • Embrace the Suck – The Navy Seal Way to an Extraordinary Life
  • Are you Struggling With COVID Anxiety and Stress?
  • Will Bankers Ever Go Back to the Office Again?
  • Big Banks Are Deposit Vacuums: How Other Institutions Can Slow the Flow
  • How the Pandemic is Spurring New Financial Regulations
  • Four Ways to Support Small Business in the New Year
  • Mortgage News
  • Real Estate News

January 2021 Title Notes E-News

  • What Do the People Around You Need From Heading Into the New Year?
  • 10 Leadership Strategies for Thriving in 2021
  • Everything We Learned About Disinfecting in 2020
  • Customer and Employee Experiences Should Top Banks Priority List in 2021
  • Three Key Factors for Effective 2021 Planning in Financial Services
  • 40 One-Sentence Communication Tips
  • Mortgage News
  • 2021 Trends in Housing and Real Estate
  • Real Estate News

2020 E-Newsletters

December 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • The 7 Soft Skills That Will Matter the Most in 2021
  • Investors Title Company Announces Record Third Quarter Financial Results
  • Four Risks Could Make 2021 the Toughest Year for Banks Since 2009, says S&P
  • An Actionable Approach to Tough Issues Even Timid Leaders Can Employ
  • How to Nail the Small Business Banking & Lending Market in 2021
  • 5 Threats Banks Face to Their Commercial Business (And How to Respond)
  • Two-Thirds of Financial Services Firms Suffered Cyber-Attack in the Past Year
  • Mortgage News
  • Real Estate News

November 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • November Courthouse and Agency Closures
  • 7 Questions Highly Confident People Ask Themselves Regularly
  • Mortgage Industry Insights Into 2021
  • Want More Diverse Senior Leadership? Sponsor Junior Talent
  • Community Banking In The News
  • COVID – Impact on Women in the Workforce
  • Video: How to Report Wire Fraud to the FBI
  • Banks Never Ask That: Can you outsmart online scammers?
  • Real Estate News

October 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • The 18 Most Powerful Habits That Can Make You Super Smart
  • 5 Reasons Mortgage Rates Will Rise in 2021
  • Are The Next Generation Leaders Hiding in Plain Sight?
  • 4 Charts That Show How Different the Banking Industry is Today From the Great Recession
  • Articles for the Workplace
  • Real Estate News

September 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • If You Want to Quickly Reduce Your Employees’ Burnout, Make Them Answer This One Question Every Morning
  • 10 Observations From Bankers in a Prolonged Pandemic World
  • Irrefutable Principles of High-Performance Mortgage and Real Estate Practices [Principles 4 & 5]
  • How to Do a Better Job of Listening When You’re Remote
  • Can Nontraditional Credit Analysis Be Community Banks’ Path to Profit?
  • Articles on Small Business Banking
  • Real Estate News

August 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • 7 Little Things That Will Impress Your Boss While Working Remotely
  • Digital Heists Are Playing Off the Global Pandemic
  • How to Create a Workplace that Actually Inspires Passion
  • How Really Help Small Business Through COVID-19
  • Irrefutable Principles of High-Performing Mortgage and Real Estate Practices
  • Articles on Banking and COVID-19 Impact
  • Real Estate News

July 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • How to Politely Sidestep a Handshake
  • Tips for Educating Employees on Cybersecurity Preparedness
  • Five Foods That Are Killing Your Intelligence, Focus and Brain
  • Study Reveals a ‘Skills Gap’ That Jeopardizes Future of Banking
  • How the Best Leaders Manage Their Anxiety
  • The Necessary Evolution of the Modern Mortgage Originator
  • Optimized Pricing is the Secret to a Consistently Profitable Pipeline
  • Real Estate News

June 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • Post-Pandemic Opportunities and Challenges for the Banking Industry
  • A New Lending environment Will Bring New Mortgage Fraud Risks
  • How to Avoid Becoming Irrelevant in the New Decade
  • Meetings Are Not Wasting Your Time — Lack of Follow-Through Is
  • How Financial Institutions Can Make Their Commercial Real Estate Portfolios Crisis-Proof
  • Commercial Real Estate Recovery Possible Later Thsi Year
  • Real Estate News

May 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • 7 Habits of People Who Keep It Together During Uncertain Times
  • Maximizing Your Energy During COVID-19
  • It’s Time to Throw Out Your 2020 Strategic Plan
  • How Banks Can Help Small Business Through Aid Tangle and Beyond
  • Banking Must Support Small Business Beyond Providing Loans
  • IRS Extends 1031 Exchange Deadlines
  • Real Estate News

April 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • Dear Leader Put On Your Oxygen Mask First!
  • Strategies For Thriving When Emotionally Hijacked
  • 9 Signs Your’re Successful Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It
  • Coronavirus Roundup: Critical Consumer Trends & Insights for Banking
  • Real Estate News

COVID-19 Business Impact Special Notice – Marc 19, 2020

March 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • 13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want to be Successful
  • If You Sleep in This Position, You Will Have More Nightmares
  • $221M Lost to Wire Transfer Fraud in 2019
  • How to Protect Your Financial Institution from Foreign Cyberattacks
  • Investors Title Company Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019 Results
  • The Essential Job Interview Question Almost Nobody Ever Asks
  • Hey Housing Professionals, Your Jargon Isn’t Helping Consumers
  • Consumers’ Surprising Views on the Future of Banking
  • Real Estate News

February 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • Refinancing Boom Fuels Mortgages to Postcrisis Record
  • 7 Leadership Lessons From an Unexpected CEO
  • 2020’s Top Cyber Threats in Banking
  • Financial Institutions vs Fintechs: The Fight for Business Banking
  • How Will Commercial’s Capital Markets Fare in 2020?
  • Real Estate News

January 2020 Title Notes E-News

  • What One Word Do You Need to Embrace in the Year Ahead?
  • Start the New Year with a Simplification Month
  • Stop Abbreviating 2020. Police Say It Leaves You Open to Fraud and Could Cost You Big
  • How Community Banks Can Adapt to the 21st Century (Without Forgetting the Past)
  • Do Bank Management Training Programs Create ‘Leaders of Yesterday’?
  • Mortgage Expert Insights on Business Planning Strategies
  • A Look at Lending: Trends Expected to Shape Commercial Lending in 2020
  • Real Estate News