Why are cooperatives so effective?
I was really impressed with THINK the first time I went a couple of years ago, but when Tony Hsieh of Zappos and Tim Sanders, formerly of Yahoo!, spoke about their businesses and philosophies, I wondered whether credit union attendees would connect the dots. How many would bring ideas back...
THINK is the best credit union–yet not credit union–conference.
Come 2030, credit unions will be in business serving up some kind of financial services, essentially one generation removed from today. However, getting there will be as wrenching—as full of dislocations and pains—as was the shift from 1950s-style credit unions with no share drafts into today’s full-service financial supermarkets.
In this print preview from next week's edition, experts look at what the industry may look like a generation from now.