CUInsight Minute with Lauren Culp – April 3, 2020

Our favorites from the week in sixty seconds.

Welcome to the CUInsight Minute, sixty seconds from our Publisher & CEO Lauren Culp with the top three of our favorite things from the week.

Mentioned this week:

Taking care of self & leading during tough times
We know these are unparalleled and challenging times for so many. This video is the first in a three-part series of taking care during tough times. First, I’m joined by Amy Downs, the President & CEO of Allegiance Credit Union and Leo Ardine, the President and CEO of United Teletech Financial Federal Credit Union, for a quick discussion on taking care of yourself. (read more)

The restorative power of ritual
Like many families have recently, ours scheduled a virtual happy hour the other night. It was full of the same sarcastic jokes and crossing conversations we’d have at a family dinner, only it was all through screens. For an hour or so, there was laughter and relief. The next day, my brother-in-law texted to ask what time happy hour would start. (read more)

Establishing a growth mindset during economic decline
Credit unions have historically seen growth during declining economic times, such as the Great Recession. While everything going on in today’s world due to COVID-19 may seem frightening, there is also a significant opportunity for credit unions to acquire new members! The graph below shows the growth of credit unions compared to banks based on total number of assets during and after the recession. (read more)

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp is the President & CEO at She leads the growing team at CUInsight, works with organizations serving credit unions to maximize their brand and exposure, connects with ... Web: Details