Janning: Find your purpose in helping others succeed

CU trainers should aim to bring out the best in their charges

The first four words of Rick Warren’s bestselling book, “The Purpose-Driven Life,” changed Andy Janning’s life, the former credit union training executive said Monday during his keynote address at CUNA’s Experience Learning Live! in Las Vegas.

Those four words: It’s not about you.

Those words should serve as a mantra for the credit union trainers and executives who gathered for the conference, says Janning. They must focus on paving the way for success for others: the employees they’re training.

“If you help someone else find their place at the table, yours will take care of itself,” Janning says.

The former training executive at Forum Credit Union in Indianapolis delivered a moving presentation titled, “50 words: Highlights, hard lessons, and help for your training career.”

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