Monthly Archives: October 2018

Where Will Your Next Leader Come From?

Where Will Your Next Leader Come From?

If there’s one thing that’s absolutely certain for every organization it’s this: The key to sustainability is adequately preparing the next generation of leaders. No organization can survive without competent, equipped, passionate young leaders. For the Credit Union industry to not only have a place in the future economy, but to assume its role as […]

How Leaders Can Improve Mental Health

How Leaders Can Improve Mental Health

October 10thwas Mental Health Day. The day was established in 1992 as a way to build awareness, education, and advocacy around the stigma of mental health issues. Over the last couple of decades, I think we’ve made some progress in dispelling incorrect perceptions about mental health and understanding how to promote environments that support it. […]

Purpose-Driven Organizations Have a Competitive Edge

Purpose-Driven Organizations Have a Competitive Edge

Does your organization have a purpose beyond profit? For those of us in the Credit Union Industry, the answer is a resounding “Yes!”, an answer that is apparently unique. According to a PwC research report, 79% of business leaders believe that an organization’s purpose is central to business success. And yet, 68% said that within their […]

4 Ways to Build Stronger Teams by Empowering Employees

4 Ways to Build Stronger Teams by Empowering Employees

There’s a big difference between managing and leading, and yet the terms aren’t mutually exclusive. While it’s possible to be a manager but not a leader, it’s difficult to be a leader without also being a manager, because management is largely about administration. And administrative tasks never go away, regardless of how high you climb. In […]