Management/Leadership Archives

Finish strong

Finish strong

It’s hard to believe that we’re officially in November with 2020 at our doorstep. This is the time of year when business leaders and employees alike begin to fall into holiday mode, taking [...]

Are your workers prepared for the future?

Are your workers prepared for the future?

Workplaces have changed drastically in recent decades. Even in the past few years, the environments in which we work have evolved with new technologies and societal expectations for corporations. To keep up with these changes, [...]

How to be a hero

How to be a hero

What does it mean to be a hero? Many people believe heroes are ordinary people who do extraordinary things, says Kevin Brown, a motivational speaker who addressed the 2019 CUNA Lending Council Conference Wednesday in [...]

Grow your ‘curiosity muscle’

Grow your ‘curiosity muscle’

If your credit union is wildly successful, be very worried. That’s when complacency sets in, says Diana Kander, author of “The Curiosity Muscle." “Every dollar you make is a reason not to change,” says [...]

Leading through the storm

Leading through the storm

When Sterling Nielsen started as CEO of Mountain America Credit Union on Nov. 1, 2008, the credit union—like the economy—was in trouble. Not only did Nielsen help the CU power through some difficult [...]

4 communication errors keeping you from success

4 communication errors keeping you from success

Growth and relevance in the business world require companies to adapt to trends and find new opportunities to meet their members' or customers' needs. The changes required to stay successful might be clear to you [...]