Team Building That Actually Builds Teams

Team Building That Actually Builds Teams

If you work in an office, you’ve probably been involved in a team-building exercise a least once. Team-building exercises can be a powerful way to improve a team’s communication, problem solving or decision-making skills. They can increase the adaptability or creativity of a team, and even build trust amongst team members. So why do so […]

Five Ways To Increase Employee Engagement

Five Ways To Increase Employee Engagement

A Gallup study published last year found that only 13% of employees worldwide feel engaged at work. Not surprisingly, the study also reported that companies with the highest levels of employee engagement were also more profitable, enjoyed higher customer ratings and fewer safety incidents. So what can we do to influence higher engagement in our […]

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 […]

15 Of The Best Leadership Books of 2013

15 Of The Best Leadership Books of 2013

15 Of The Best Leadership Books of 2013 So many great books, so little time. We live in an age where it is simply impossible to consume even a fraction of all the great writing produced daily by talented and insightful authors. As a result, we are all becoming more and more dependent on the […]

About The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program

About The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program

Where Emerging Credit Union Leaders Learn To Thrive The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program is a signature program created to support the training and development of the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement. The subject of effective leadership always sparks an interesting discussion amongst current Credit Union leaders. Credit Union CEO’s […]