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Better knowledge creates better advocates

Better knowledge creates better advocates

Leadership provided by outside community bank and credit union board members is critical in setting strategic direction and ensuring that established policies, compliance expectations, and state and federal laws and regulations are followed. In addition, [...]

Building value as a C-suite leader

Building value as a C-suite leader

C-Suite roles in financial services have expanded through the years. The term “Chief” before a functioning title was once limited to “Executive, Financial, and Lending.” Industry growth, diversification, and advancement have created C-Suite roles for [...]

ITMs: The answer to your staffing woes

ITMs: The answer to your staffing woes

The United States is facing a workforce shortage. While this comes as no surprise as it was predicted to happen with the Baby Boomer generation beginning a mass retirement exodus, the anticipated employment problem is [...]

The six elements of a high-performance team

The six elements of a high-performance team

The words "teams" and especially "high-performance teams" get thrown around a lot. Most teams are not nearly as effective as they could be. Many are even what I would call dysfunctional. In years of working [...]

The courage to be creative

The courage to be creative

Whether we’re talking about a workplace or a person, being creative elevates the impact we have in the world. Creativity, what some might call the intersection of imagination and intellect, propels innovation and society [...]

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