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My 2018 Summer Reading List

Posted May 30th, 2018

A blog post by Ron Scheese, President and CEO of Andesa  The past two summers, I exchanged my reading list with blog readers and received several terrific suggestions in return. The long winter of 2017-2018 in the Northeast finally seems to have broken. As such, I turn my thoughts to the beach. Stock up on ... MORE

A Different Kind of Growth (Part 1)

Posted May 3rd, 2018

Many publications recognize companies who achieve rapid year-over-year increases in revenue with a “Fastest Growing” moniker.  But such growth can be fleeting. Less than 10% of the Inc.5000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2011 continued that recognition for five consecutive years. Of the top 25 that year, only SingleHop, a cloud hosting services provider, made the ... MORE

Stand On..

Posted April 17th, 2018

A few weeks back, Andesa hosted our Eighth Client Forum.  Now all settled in, Ron Scheese recaps the presentation he made to the group that joined us in Charleston. The theme “Sustaining a Culture – Charting a Course to Success” underscored Andesa’s recently concluded Client Forum held in Charleston SC. I concluded the conference with ... MORE

Growth Beyond Work

Posted March 20th, 2018

Part of Andesa’s vision statement is to create an environment which encourages and facilitates employees to develop and apply business skills to the fullest…. in order to achieve their full potential.  To live into our vision requires investment in training, whether that is time management, sales training, book club, countless hours of one-on-one technical skills ... MORE

New Year – an Outlook for the COLI-BOLI Market in 2018

Posted February 14th, 2018

“What are your 2018 expectations for Corporate-owned (COLI) and Bank-owned (BOLI) life insurance?” – a reasonable question to be posed by one of my Andesa teammates. “Not significantly different than 2017,” was my immediate reply. This is to say, there continues to be significant challenges facing the industry.  In fact, the industry has seemed eerily ... MORE

The Importance of Focus

Posted January 18th, 2018

Constantly bombarded with information about their industry and competition; customers and prospects; operations and team; leaders have a tough role.  They must stay abreast of trends and developments seemingly unrelated to their business which may provide an innovative idea or solution breakthrough. The talent of “anticipation” often separates success from failure. While some leaders bet ... MORE

When Nobody Knows

Posted December 21st, 2017

A guest blog written by Holly Wolf, Director of Customer Engagement at SOLO Labs. After 9 years at Conestoga Bank, the bank was sold and I was looking for a new opportunity. My outplacement service suggested that networking would be my best bet to find a job.  Networking is as natural to me as swimming is ... MORE


Posted November 29th, 2017

A guest blog written by the Operations Team How many CEOs provide their teams with a challenge? Not to increase sales by 5% before the end of the quarter or to be more productive – but to attempt to understand who the team is – what do the team members value? Ron Scheese, our CEO ... MORE

Let the Power of Gratitude Impact Your Attitude

Posted November 15th, 2017

-Happy Thanksgiving!   As the calendar turned to November, I began to reflect on the blessings in my life and to tweet a daily note of thanksgiving (#MonthofThanks). This practice challenged me to think about the power of gratitude in my life. Thoughts about my blessings centered on family, our country, Andesa, education and God.  But ... MORE

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink!

Posted November 1st, 2017

As I strolled through the office attired in my pink polo shirt one Thursday afternoon, I was greeted by the comment, “On Wednesdays we wear pink.”  Caught off guard and stunned, I asked for clarification. Only then when I learned the context was from the 2004 hit movie Mean Girls did I understand the reference. ... MORE


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My 2018 Summer Reading List