Many of us look forward to a fresh start at the beginning of a new year. The past two years have been chaotic, stressful and challenging for most of us, and credit union leaders have not only had to manage employees, but manage the myriad changes caused by the pandemic. Perhaps over the past two years, you have felt more reactive than proactive as a leader. Now is a great time to recalibrate and focus on elevating your leadership.
Starting the year with a plan for your leadership growth will ensure that you are more purposeful throughout the year. This checklist is designed to support your leadership and your team throughout the year so you can retain your best employees, facilitate results and ignite ownership in your team. The checklist isn’t meant to be all-encompassing, but rather, provide you with a framework for focusing on exceptional leadership. Leadership is action—the daily, meaningful interactions are most important for impacting your employees and your team in a positive way.
Below is a checklist of actions you can take to be a purposeful, effective and exceptional leader in 2022:
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