Solving the Puzzle of Motivation

Solving the Puzzle of Motivation

Motivation is a puzzle. Don’t you agree? Do you know why you sometimes feel extremely energized and motivated and why some days it’s all you can do to drag yourself out of bed? At times, I feel completely unmotivated to do things that I actually want to do. Why? As leaders, if we don’t have […]

5 Tips for Giving Feedback That Actually Gets Heard 

5 Tips for Giving Feedback That Actually Gets Heard 

A very basic requirement for effective feedback is that the recipient is listening and engaged in the conversation. Otherwise, what’s the point? However, too often, the feedback we give and receive is ineffectual at best, and completely counterproductive at worst. Of course, the effectiveness of good feedback is largely dependent on the recipient’s willingness to […]

Want To Increase Productivity?

Want To Increase Productivity?

The Answer Might Be To Increase Downtime I’m not terribly comfortable with many generalizations, but I do feel pretty confident in saying this: Americans spend most of their waking hours preoccupied with work. I mean, how often do we ever really leave work? Even on vacation (when we actually take a vacation), most people will […]

Donations of DVDs from CU Orgs Furthers Financial Education & Strategic Philanthropy

Donations of DVDs from CU Orgs Furthers Financial Education & Strategic Philanthropy

Based on the generosity of credit union organizations, all 158 Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals in the United States have been provided with entertaining financial education videos through the Emmy Award-winning TV show Biz Kid$. This is the result of a recent partnership between the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) and Credit Union for Kids […]

The Most Important Component of The Executive Leadership Program

The Most Important Component of The Executive Leadership Program

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement. The program is a complete five-year curriculum built to develop leaders specifically for the credit union industry. The program is organized into four areas, or Quadrants. In Quadrant 4, Leadership Program candidates are assigned a coach […]