Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Energy of Leadership

The Energy of Leadership

One of the quickest ways to gauge the health of an organization, and learn a lot about its culture, is to observe its energy level. High-energy teams are electric. There is enthusiasm in their communication with each other, and with others. There is innovation in their work and optimism about the future. Low energy groups […]

5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

Gone are the days when “leader” generally meant a guy in a grey suit with a briefcase. These days a leader might be a jeans and tennis shoe wearing 20 something at the helm of a start-up, or the next turtleneck wearing, barefoot Steve Jobs announcing technology that just might change the world. Leaders – […]

Inside the Executive Leadership Program

Inside the Executive Leadership Program

A Conversation with a Recent Graduate and her CEO The Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement, providing over $20,000 of funding for scholars to complete a five-year program focused on Credit Union leadership development. During the program, scholars receive immersive instruction in organization leadership, credit union […]

Leadership Book Review

Leadership Book Review

 5 of the Best from 2017, and 3 to Add to This Year’s Wish List Spending some time engrossed in a meaty book on leadership, organizational culture, team building, productivity, and performance pretty much always sounds good to me. And yet, the demands of daily life force me to choose a precious few out of the […]