January 2023

Walking On Sunshine

The Son Also Rises: Sun West’s Pavan Agarwal builds on the success of his father; Don’t fail to plan; The mortgage industry continues to denigrate women; Fair Lending? It’s possible but not if you’re Black; Don’t just quit — Figure out your motivations before making the fateful leap; Make TikTok work for you; Cybersecurity sounds intimidating but it’s a four-step process; Let your employees stumble their way to success; There are four positive signs ahead in 2023; Move up by understanding delegate vs. non-delegate lending; Meet NMP’s 2023 Titans Of Industry — Key players who have dedicated their expertise and years of experience to the mortgage business.

Pavan Agarwal
Cover Story
House Of The Rising Son

Family values drive Sun West Mortgage. But artificial intelligence will drive its growth.

Tech
Sarah Wolak
Industry Titans 2023
Meet The NMP 2023 Titans Of Industry

Honoring the key players who have dedicated their expertise and years of experience to the mortgage industry

Community
Plan for 2023
Helping Your Loan Officers Plan For 2023

Planning for the future requires you know where you are now

Sales and Marketing
Dave Hershman
The Story Of Your Success
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Industry (still) has a problem
The Mortgage Industry (Still) Has A Problem

Sexism, misogyny, and gender bias still pervade our space

Community
Erica LaCentra
Fair lending?
Fair Lending? Not For Blacks

Studies offer suggestions for fixing the problem

Analysis and Data
Lew Sichelman
Quiet Quitting
Four Things You Need To Do Before ‘Quiet Quitting’

Understand your motivations and seek a solution before leaving your job

Career
Rebecca Tray
Upscale Biz on TikTok
Nine Ways To Upscale Your Business On TikTok

Reach a wider, younger audience without posting a single dance video

Tech
Chloe Chai
Cybersecurity tips
4 Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

Combined together, all should protect you against attacks

Tech
Michael Mundell
Creativity never goes out of style
Creativity Never Goes Out Of Style

But make sure people feel comfortable taking chances and failing

C-Suite Strategies
Harvey Mackay
New Perspective
New Year, New Perspective

Four good pieces of news to focus on at start of 2023

Community
Mary Kay Scully
Risk will lead to reward
Only Risk Will Lead To Reward

Brokers may need to move to middle ground to stay alive in depressed market

Regulation and Compliance
Katie Jensen
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