Effective leaders set; they don’t sit

If you’ve ever watched a volleyball match, you know how fast paced they are. The ball going back and forth. Precise movements. Exceptional teamwork. And while spikes are powerful, there is one position that is key to success.

The setter. This position establishes the proper conditions for a successful spike.

It’s no different when it comes to leading credit unions and community banks. As an executive or manager, how you “set” things determines you and your team’s success.

You set the tone

Leaders are responsible for setting the tone within their organizations. “Tone” includes attitude, culture and values. Yes, all those “touchy-feely” things that truly matter and ultimately affect the bottom line.


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