Management/Leadership Archives

Letting it go

Letting it go

It is easy to smile when you're winning. When the ball bounces your way. Success puts a skip in your step. You have an extra dose of patience, and you glow with self-confidence. Everyone loves [...]

Berger to CUs: Your leadership makes a difference

Berger to CUs: Your leadership makes a difference

With millions of Americans feeling like they have been let down by their government, big banks and institutions across the board, NAFCU's Dan Berger called on credit unions to be the "refuge people are searching [...]

Why is ‘leadership’ so misunderstood?

Why is ‘leadership’ so misunderstood?

“Leadership is not a position or title, it is an action and example.” I recently posted that quote from Cory Booker on my Facebook page. The first two comments I received were, “Doing what is [...]

How to create a successful team

How to create a successful team

When hiring, we look for employees whose experience and skills will elevate our organization. And even outside the business world – like in sports – leaders are willing to spend big bucks to get the best. But [...]

Hope is alive!

Hope is alive!

Advocacy is a process, not an event; a marathon, not a sprint. For credit unions, advocacy is about revolutionizing the operating environment for credit unions, not merely putting up points for the sake of a [...]

The Disney approach

The Disney approach

Having a great product is no longer enough. Today’s consumers want to have an emotional connection with the companies they patronize, says Jeff James, vice president/general manager of Disney Institute. “Disney has been [...]