Part 1: The Maxfield Method — Transforming Banking Leadership

Join us for Part 1 of a Travillian Next special featuring John Maxfield, the Founder of Maxfield on Banks. Maxfield on Banks is a well-regarded substack where John shares his expertise to help others master the principles of exceptional banking. John brings a wealth of experience from his roles at Bank Director, the Wilmers Integrity Prize, and The Motley Fool, where he currently serves as the Senior Banking Specialist.

Listen to the conversation on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

The conversation explores the unique dynamics of the banking industry and the exceptional leaders within it, emphasizing the importance of resiliency, commitment to fiduciary duty, and the ability to learn and grow as key elements of effective leadership in banking. John dives into the importance of the ability to learn, grow, and be reprogrammed for leaders in the banking industry, noting that exceptional leaders often emerge from modest backgrounds or have experienced hardship early in life.

…and that’s not all! This is just the beginning—be sure to watch until the end to build anticipation for the exciting guest coming in part two soon!

Hint: The mystery guest – a recently retired CEO – is an old friend of John’s, has appeared on stage with him at AOBA, and just finished a stellar 37-year tenure at his bank.


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