Monthly Archives: December 2017

Thanks to you.

Thanks to you.

Not for credit, not for charity, but for service. What a year! I am incredibly grateful to have spent another year working alongside professionals who live out the Credit Union philosophy every day. The Foundation is important to our Movement because it promotes Credit Union leadership, education, social responsibility, and initiatives that support the long-term […]

Do You Have a Plan to Grow Your Credit Union?

Do You Have a Plan to Grow Your Credit Union?

The Chief Executive Institute is a proven program to help you reach your goals. The application deadline is January 13th. Apply now. The Chief Executive Institute, founded by The Center for Credit Union Leadership, is designed to deepen decision-making and problem-solving skills, and cultivate leaders’ ability to operate strategically within volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous […]

How Leaders are Sometimes Their Own Worst Enemies

How Leaders are Sometimes Their Own Worst Enemies

Most of us are generally all too aware of our own shortcomings. This is not a bad thing, as part of what makes a great leader is the willingness towards honest self-reflection and a consistent drive for learning and personal development. Even so, habits that undermine our own ability to lead can creep into everyday […]

Creating a High Trust Culture

Creating a High Trust Culture

And How Credit Unions Have an Advantage I recently read The Trust Factor, by Paul Zak, a fascinating read using neuroscience to help explain difficult questions such as: Why is “culture” so difficult to improve? What makes so many good employees check out? Science has shown that when a stranger demonstrates that they trust us, […]