Posts Tagged ‘Mentoring’

Mentoring and leadership go hand-in-hand

Mentoring and leadership go hand-in-hand

During my 45-year career in financial services, I was a mentor and a mentee many times. Taking the time to be a mentor and to be mentored was important because everyone benefitted from my doing [...]

Mentoring through storytelling

Mentoring through storytelling

Communicating well is not only an intellectual exercise. To really connect with people, especially their emotions, we need to bring them into our experience. Stories do that. When you paint a picture with your words, [...]

Credit union leadership training and mentoring

Credit union leadership training and mentoring

Leadership is rarely something that is arbitrarily given. Rather, leadership is earned. If you’re already a credit union leader, you still must earn your position every day. That goes double for aspiring leaders, who [...]

Finding time and energy for mentoring

Finding time and energy for mentoring

We all know how difficult it is to find the time to complete tasks associated with our daily work duties, much less to find time for such additional activities as mentoring. So why do people [...]

6 tips for creating future leaders

6 tips for creating future leaders

Part of being a leader is ensuring you put the right people at the top of your organization. Developing future leaders takes time and effort, but can make your job a lot easier if done [...]

Strategic mentoring in your credit union

Strategic mentoring in your credit union

During a webinar on strategic mentoring presented for CUES in September, Tony Kirschner, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. and partner at Davies Park Executive Search, a CUES strategic partner, pointed to these issues which [...]

Leadership: Don’t leave it to amateurs

Leadership: Don’t leave it to amateurs

If you were to describe your leadership style, what would you say? If you were to define the leadership style of your credit union what adjectives would you use? Like it or not, we all [...]

Calling all leaders, young and old

Calling all leaders, young and old

"A title doesn't make you a leader any more than a bedazzled jumpsuit makes you Elvis." You know how some people talk about going to a mall or airport to “people watch” or whatever they [...]

Punish or Pamper?

On CBS Morning there was a piece titled Punish or Pamper. The piece was about how to maximize productivity in the workplace. Why is this an either/or issue? Is managing a team really just [...]

CEOs Are Terrible At Management, Study Finds

CEOs Are Terrible At Management, Study Finds

by Susan Adams A new study shows that CEOs are doing a lousy job when it comes to people management. The study, a joint project by the Center for Leadership Development and Research at Stanford’[...]

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