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Innovation
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When to Build Your Next Innovative Offering

The end of your current offering’s lifespan doesn’t have to be the end of your business’ profitability. Here’s how you can know when it’s time to jump to the next S-curve.

Sterling Solutions
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The Rise of Digital Banking

Digital banking and online banking are not the same thing—your business needs both. Learn the difference and how to leverage both of these offerings to streamline your financial operations according to your unique needs.

Innovation
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Is This City the Next Big Innovation Hub?

Toronto’s tech sector has rapidly become the fastest growing of any city in North America, according to a new report from the Bank of Montreal (BOM) Capital Markets. Learn the driving factors fueling the city’s high-tech boom, and the expected economic impact.

Business Tools
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Find Your Next S-Curve

In business, the cycle of growth and maturity—often depicted as an S-curve—is an inevitable reality that the best products, markets, and business models can’t escape. Learn three factors to focus on to position your business to jump to the next S-curve.

Business Tools
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Pay it Online

While the ability to pay your bills online may not seem so exciting, it might improve your life more than you expect. Say goodbye to the hassle of stamps and envelopes once and for all, and say hello to Bill Pay—an online solution to managing your bills.

Innovation
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5 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation

True innovation can result in massive improvements and growth, regardless of the field that you’re in. As you begin to push for innovation in your business or company, follow the five steps of building your company’s culture.

Client Profiles
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Committed to Justice: Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C.

For more than 35 years, Steven Schwartzapfel, founding partner of New York-based Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C., has fought for people who are entitled to justice. Learn more about this prestigious firm and how Sterling’s Law Firm Banking Group helps them deliver on an ongoing commitment to innovation.

White Papers
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10 Essentials for Every Business

It’s all too easy to lose sight of fundamentals of your business, but understanding these essentials is only half the battle—executing on what you know is what gets the job done. In this White Paper, you'll learn how to focus on the essentials for business banking you can't afford to overlook.

Business Tools
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Computers vs. Closers

It’s wise to consider how technology, automation, and artificial intelligence will impact our future, but should we fear for our sales jobs?

Strategy
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Understanding Annuities

Annuities come in a number of variations, and, as with any investment, the more you understand how the tool you are using fits your needs, the better.

Client Profiles
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Forged by Fire

On June 1, 2018, more than 100 years of history seemed to go up in a flash. That’s the day Donsco Inc., a family-owned foundry in southeastern Pennsylvania, suffered a devastating fire.

Strategy
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Strategy Scorecard

Once you’ve established your vision and the strategy necessary to achieve that vision, determine key measures of performance to ensure that your strategy is being implemented well. 

Sterling Solutions
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Mortgage Warehouse Financing

Independent Mortgage Banks’ increased market share creates increased demand for residential mortgage warehouse financing.

Strategy
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Think Like a Venture Capitalist

When developing a strategy, don’t tie your company’s future to one single growth initiative—think like a venture capitalist with a portfolio of possibilities.

General Interest
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The Best Smart Home Tech Under $100

The latest AI, entertainment, and home security have all slipped from exorbitant to affordable in recent years. Here’s the best smart home tech for under $100.

Strategy
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Improving Cash Flow

Learn how to keep your business in the black by collecting your receivables as quickly as possible while slowing down your payables.

Strategy
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Playbook for Success

Learn how strategy maps and scorecards can help you clarify your goals and show your team how to work together to turn objectives into results.

Sterling Solutions
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Law Firm Banking

At Sterling National Bank, we can be more than your law firm’s bank. Learn how Sterling can consolidate both your business and personal banking for easier access.