Management/Leadership Archives

Five lies credit unions tell themselves

Five lies credit unions tell themselves

Being a credit union is hard.  There is no arguing with that. Regulatory pressures, attracting and retaining talent, slim margins, market saturation…there are a lot of things making our job of serving members and [...]

? + ? = 10

? + ? = 10

When I first became CEO of my credit union a few years ago, I was overwhelmed by the daunting task before me.  The credit union had always had a rich history of servicing its members, [...]

Uncovering the hidden deposits in your market

Uncovering the hidden deposits in your market

  Some financial institutions struggle to find deposits. Others know where to look. At one point in time, the smallest town in the U.S. was Buford, Wyoming. Population: 1. The only resident also ran [...]

4 reasons for lost motivation

4 reasons for lost motivation

Our work productivity ebbs and flows – somedays we're cruising through our to-do list, and others it feels like we're stuck in mud. In times of low motivation, it's important to identify the reason behind it [...]