ATLANTA -- With more than 70 credit union partners and billions of dollars in loans under management, Member Business Solutions LLC is encouraged by its ability to sustain itself during a sluggish economic recovery.
Speaking at the Credit Union Business Summit this morning, MBS President Jim Gallagher told attendees the CUSO is on tap to return a $1 million investment to its corporate owners in September. The Tallahassee, Fla.-based MBS is jointly owned by Southeast Corporate Credit Union and Georgia Central Credit Union. In its third year, the MBS summit highlights a number of business lending and service areas.
The good news may have been a perfect segue for the Dan Yaeger, one of the keynote speakers who spoke on separating the good ones from the great ones in the face of adversity. Yaeger is a New York Times best-selling author who co-wrote a book on Warrick Dunn and has interviewed Michael Jordan, tennis professional Jimmy Connors and other legendary athletes during his 20 years as a journalist for Sports Illustrated and other publications.
"It's about making a decision not to lose," Yaeger said. "The great ones expect success in everything they do."
Yaeger said the potential for greatness is everywhere. With employees, it's as simple as looking at the people who surround them to tap their potential. Be it the economy or workplace issues, adversity can also be e a fuel for achieving greatness.
"You can be bitter or better" when faced with adversity, he offered.