The CUInsight Network podcast: Advancing leadership – DDJ Myers

Featuring Deedee Myers, CEO at DDJ Myers

Thank you for tuning in to The CUInsight Network, with your host, Lauren Culp, President & CEO of CUInsight. In The CUInsight Network, we take a deeper dive with the thought leaders who support the credit union community. We discuss issues and challenges facing credit unions and identify best practices to learn and grow together.

My guest on today’s show is Deedee Myers, CEO at DDJ Myers. Deedee shares her career journey to founding and running DDJ Myers. She focuses on bringing out the passion and potential in individuals to enhance the organization. DDJ Myers is committed to working with leaders and organizations to develop professional practices and philosophies that sustain gains over the long term in a complex and ever-evolving marketplace.

During our conversation, Deedee discusses the masterful execution of advancing leadership. She explains finding alignment in organizations and onboarding for leaders. Deedee talks about the topic of burnout, and how to successfully combat it. Listen as Deedee talks about strategies to improve the transition of leadership.

As we wrap up the episode, Deedee shares a story about her dad, her love of off-grid adventures, and her tech habit that came from a Mother’s Day gift. Enjoy my conversation with Deedee Myers!

Connect with Deedee:
Deedee Myers, CEO at DDJ Myers
Deedee: LinkedIn
DDJ Myers: LinkedIn | Twitter 

Show notes from this episode:
What an amazing interview with Deedee! Check out all the exceptional work her team is doing over at DDJ Myers here.
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Shout-out: Deedee’s son
Shout-out: Deedee’s siblings
Shout-out: Deedee’s parents
Shout-out: United States Military Academy (West Point)
Shout-out: University of Chicago
Shout-out: Fiserv
Article mentioned: Employee burnout is real: How to combat it in 2024
Shout-out: Gen Z
Shout-out: Millennials
Shout-out: Gen X
Shout-out: Baby Boomers
Shout-out: Lisa Marshall
Shout-out: Allegacy Federal Credit Union
Shout-out: ALM First
Shout-out: Rocky Mountains
Shout-out: Boston, MA
Shout-out: CUES
Book mentioned: The Power of Purpose: Find Meaning, Live Longer, Better by Richard Leider

In this episode:
[00:40] – Deedee Myers recalls where her love of reading came from.
[02:55] – How did Deedee get into the credit union industry?
[04:45] – Deedee talks about finding alignment in organizations.
[07:09] – Deedee talks about masterful execution for organization operations.
[09:11] – How can professionals combat burnout? PART 1
[11:52] – How can professionals combat burnout? PART 2
[13:21] – What is the Bench Strength Crisis?
[15:53] – Setting the standard.
[17:43] – What does the CEO search process usually look like?
[20:37] – Deedee talks about getting a fuller look at a leader’s profile.
[23:05] – What is onboarding like? PART 1
[24:31] – What is onboarding like? PART 2
[27:21] – “I wanna work with people.”
[30:05] – Where would Deedee like to travel?
[32:05] – Thank you Deedee and thank you for listening!

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp is the President & CEO at She leads the growing team at CUInsight, works with organizations serving credit unions to maximize their brand and exposure, connects with ... Web: Details