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Unlocking Hidden Value in Every Conversation

On this episode of From the Hart podcast, Ed Hart, Director of First Bank’s Center for Family-Owned Businesses, has a conversation with Certified Forensic interviewer, founder of the company InQuasive, and author of the book "The Disciplined Listening Method", Michael Reddington, about becoming a disciplined listener, a better communicator and, thus, a better leader.

Webinar: Turn Economic Uncertainty into Opportunity & Gain a Competitive Advantage

In this session, Meridith Elliott Powell, CSP, CPAE, Business Motivational Speaker, Award-Winning Author, and Business Strategist at MotionFirst, shared specific strategies used by world-class organizations to thrive in these uncertain economic times.

Leveraging the Why, What, and How of Storytelling in Business

On this episode of Ed Hart's From the Hart podcast, Ed Hart (Director of First Bank’s Center for Family-Owned Businesses) speaks to author and speaker Jay Golden about storytelling and Jay's work as the founder of Retellable. Jay coaches and trains founders, innovators, and social entrepreneurs at companies such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Rainforest Action Network.

Tribute to Those Who Served - Richard Cremer

What an incredible honor to celebrate Vietnam veteran Richard Cremer at the St. Louis Blues game! He was First Bank's featured veteran in The Tribute to Those Who Served on Feb. 23, 2023. Click the image to watch the video.

First Bank Community Comes First - Nikol Theberge

"They are so open to us working in the communities and helping in any way we can." said Nikol Theberge, Community Home Loan Advisor at First Bank. Learn about the organizations that Nikol volunteers for and how First Bank encourages their employees to get involved in the community.

Webinar: Harness the Strength of the Family — Hitch it to a Culture That Drives Results

The First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on January 17th about culture with Dr. Allie Taylor and Donna Brighton. Allie and Donna led a conversation to put together the culture conversations from our October and November webinars, and to increase understanding of how to harness the strength of the family system to build an organizational culture that accelerates business results.