This past month at the Credit Union Leadership Forum’s Edu-Leader Leadership Learning Series we focused on innovation, which can be one of the most challenging issues for credit unions.
A few weeks ago, I attended a regularly scheduled board meeting at a credit union. The CFO was delivering his financial report that included the line item reflecting the cost for employee health care. There was a discussion about this important issue and the impact it was having on the...
It’s Sunday, and I’m reading the newspapers and watching the talk shows, trying to digest the political commentary that consumes all of us. My perception and conclusion is that based on the content and the harsh tones, the environment in this country is filled with incredible toxicity.
The most successful leaders I know understand and live by fundamental leadership principles with both discipline and focus. They commit to continuous learning and strive to have their behaviors serve as a reflection of their values–setting the standards and expectations for others in their organization.
A summary of many of the fundamental rules and principles for increasing the capacity for an individual leader's success.
Following the global financial crisis, directors are increasingly concerned with how to effectively navigate the new environment. Being held under greater scrutiny by the public, members and the NCUA, it has become even more important that directors demonstrate a commitment to ethical behavior and ensure transparency.
Being held under greater scrutiny by the public, members and the NCUA, it has become even more important that directors demonstrate a commitment to ethical behavior and ensure transparency.
Last month I spoke at the CUES Executive Summit in Colorado Springs. This conference was attended by some of the most dedicated and intelligent directors and senior leaders we have met in the credit union world. I’d like to share with you some of the valuable content delivered, as well...
Some valuable content delivered at CUES Executive Summit.
This past year I traveled 300,000 miles globally. The experience helped me connect dots that have serious consequences for business strategy and succession planning. It also reinforced a central theme that is emerging for all of us on boards: Can we learn as fast as the world is changing?