Management/Leadership Archives

Why you need criticism to grow

Why you need criticism to grow

Just as there is no success without failure, there is no improvement without criticism. Many of us likely are our own worst critic, but being able to take someone's constructive criticism in stride and grow [...]

Leading change like the FBI

Leading change like the FBI

There are 6 hostages in a building. The hostage-taker says he’ll start shooting in an hour if his demands are not met. You’re handed the phone to negotiate. What do you do? While [...]

Inside Marketing: Top 3 trends for 2020

Inside Marketing: Top 3 trends for 2020

Brand awareness and effective marketing are crucial elements of growth for every organization, including credit unions. But staying on top of the latest trends and strategies can be challenging, especially as consumer expectations and technologies [...]

Diversity Insight: Set up to fail!

Diversity Insight: Set up to fail!

Fail! It is a strong word choice for a headline but, unfortunately, not far from the truth. A recent survey conducted by executive search consultancy Russell Reynolds of 234 diversity executives employed at companies on [...]

A different approach to resolutions

A different approach to resolutions

As we come back to the office from the winter holidays, one thing likely on our minds is sticking to New Year's resolutions. We all start the year with aspirations to lead better, healthier lives, [...]

Three tough questions for your leadership team

Three tough questions for your leadership team

McKinsey & Company recently proposed a framework for helping C-level executives make critical decisions around transformation and growth. It includes three tough questions: Where is your growth going to come from? How can you grow [...]

Dive deep for pearls of strategic insight

Dive deep for pearls of strategic insight

A survey conducted with 400 talent management leaders found that the No. 1 most valued skill in leaders today is strategic thinking. Unfortunately, research with 154 companies found that only three out of every 10 [...]

HR Answers: Stay. Engage. Grow.

HR Answers: Stay. Engage. Grow.

For employers large and small, the employee retention struggle is real. While throwing money at the problem may seem like a logical solution, we know modern employees value purpose, growth and impact more than fat [...]