Monthly Archives: April 2016

Highlights from The 2015 Foundation Impact Report

Highlights from The 2015 Foundation Impact Report

The annual Foundation Impact Report was recently released at the Mountain West Credit Union Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Convention. Established in 1982, the Foundation exists to promote leadership development and long-term success of credit unions in their communities. It accomplishes this through a variety of leadership initiatives. Here is a brief recap of some […]

3 Leadership Mistakes to Watch Out For

3 Leadership Mistakes to Watch Out For

Regular self-evaluation is valuable. In fact, I think it’s a good idea for most of us to conduct our own personal review on a regular basis. The purpose of such an exercise is to proactively identify professional pain-points and challenges, and come up with solutions that put you in the driver’s seat of your own […]

Communicating Core Values

Communicating Core Values

We talk a lot about values on this blog, and for good reason. The values of an organization are the very foundation that supports the overall vision, culture, decisions, directives… everything. Values are the essence of an organization’s identity. Technical and operational competency is important; but, how smoothly an organization is able to operate rests […]

A New Opportunity to Attend the World Credit Union Conference This Year

A New Opportunity to Attend the World Credit Union Conference This Year

For the past few years, the Gary Plank Scholarship has allowed the Foundation to send three young professionals and volunteers, one from each of our three states, to the World Credit Union Conference. Named in honor of Gary Plank, a retired Arizona League President, the scholarship program is a remarkable opportunity for recipients who show […]