Posts Tagged ‘CU Suite’

22 thoughts for 2022

22 thoughts for 2022

In a few short days, we'll pass into a new year. As 2022 approaches, many of us will reflect on where we are today with a thought on how we can improve. Along those lines, [...]

Fifteen years

Fifteen years

Roughly 15 years ago, a good friend let me know about a job opening at a place called NAFCU. Long story made short, I got the job.  (And something else - my colleague, friend, and [...]

Jury duty and a great reminder

Jury duty and a great reminder

I think courts like me. I've been called to jury duty five times, and next Monday, I report yet again to fulfill my civic duty. Probably six years ago, I had jury duty in Arlington, [...]

Why aren’t there fireworks tonight?

Why aren’t there fireworks tonight?

I'm currently in Tennessee on Vacation. A little Dollywood. A little Smoky Mountain National Park.  And of course, fireworks.  I want to see an awesome display of fireworks. July 4th marks a fantastic moment in [...]

The danger of anchoring

The danger of anchoring

I'm in the middle of a great book: The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds.  It is a wicked good read. It discusses two Israeli psychologists who dove into how people make decisions. [...]

Crocker’s Rules

Crocker’s Rules

This weekend, I was listening to The Tim Ferriss Show Podcast.  (I really love the podcast, but I'll save my comments about it for a future day.) This episode featured Tobi Lutke, founder, and CEO [...]

Controlling your smartphone

Controlling your smartphone

Like a broken record, I tend to repeat things. One such thing is this: All of us control more than we believe in our lives, but we focus on things outside of our command. That's [...]

19 thoughts for 2019

19 thoughts for 2019

In a few short days, we'll pass into a new year. As 2019 approaches, many of us will reflect on where we are today with a thought on how we can improve. Along those lines, [...]

Three observations about FAO Schwartz

Three observations about FAO Schwartz

Last weekend, I took the dynamic duo to NYC. It was wonderful. The lights. The people. Ice skating.  The Steelers beat the Patriots. I digress.  One of the highlights from the Big Apple was a [...]

Little things matter

Little things matter

I'm a huge fan of auto-paying my bills. First, I want to protect my credit report. Second, I'm lazy. If I can automate a task, that's a win. Here's a great story about one of [...]

8 traits of a great leader

8 traits of a great leader

Hello from Annapolis, Maryland! We're at NAFCU's Management and Leadership Institute. Yesterday, more than 110 credit union leaders designed the characteristics of the leader they want to follow - and the leader they want to [...]

Nowhere to hide

Nowhere to hide

I'm in the Outer Banks of North Carolina this week. It is a wonderful corner of our planet - Kate and Briggs are enjoying the beach. As you might expect in a beach area, there [...]

10 years ago…

10 years ago…

10 years ago… There were about 8,080 credit unions. Today there are 5,500. Our industry held $832 billion in assets. Today? More than $1.4 trillion. 11 percent of mobile phones were “smart” [...]

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