Monthly Archives: June 2016

And the Survey Says…

And the Survey Says…

A few month’s ago, the Foundation’s Executive Director, Dan Santangelo, Ed.D, launched a study with the intention of answering the question, “What are the specific qualities and characteristics that make up high performing credit union leadership?” Of course, most of us have ideas about what makes a good credit union leader. However, research that provides […]

How to Be a Leader That Inspires Loyalty

How to Be a Leader That Inspires Loyalty

Loyalty isn’t something that comes automatically with a job title. It isn’t even exclusive to leadership or position. Loyalty is hard earned, requiring self-awareness, determination and a clear sense of vision. After all, who wants to follow someone who doesn’t know where they are headed? Inspiring loyalty may take effort, but the reward is great. […]

Belfast or Bust!

Belfast or Bust!

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. This year, the Foundation has also afforded the same opportunity to a Development Educator. We are so pleased to announce this year’s […]

Influencing Influence.

Influencing Influence.

  Few would dispute that leadership and influence are closely linked. But are they the same thing? And can you have one without the other? Personally, I think there is a difference between the two that’s important to understand, particularly for those of us in leadership positions who believe that being a person of influence […]