Monthly Archives: May 2018

Why Empathy is an Important Leadership Trait

Why Empathy is an Important Leadership Trait

I believe, if we were to compare our industry with many (if not most) others, we’d find empathy to be an uncommonly consistent trait amongst Credit Union leaders.  The principle our entire movement is founded on – people helping people– infuses the very structure of our industry with a heavy dose of empathy. I also […]

Introducing the 2017 Brayman-Beach Scholarship Recipient!

Introducing the 2017 Brayman-Beach Scholarship Recipient!

I am pleased to introduce you to Abraham McLaurin, a senior at Regis Jesuit High School, a member of Sooper Credit Union, and this year’s recipient of the Brayman-Beach Scholarship. The Brayman-Beach Scholarship was created to support our local communities through investing in young leaders like Abraham, who is already a highly accomplish sportsman and […]

Solid Leaders Build a Solid Foundation

Solid Leaders Build a Solid Foundation

Leadership happens in every day circumstances that are often unexpected and don’t come with a playbook that walks us through exactly what do. Life is unpredictable, which is exactly why we need leaders to guide us. But, having the courage and wisdom to step out and make difficult decisions in the face of uncertainty comes […]