Nicole Cooper discusses the creation of CUSO Women, an employee group working to create a culture that empowers women to reach their full potential and grow as leaders, and the benefits that such a group brings to an organization.
Empowering your employees is essential to creating a positive work environment and improving your business. But how do you go about cultivating an atmosphere of empowerment? Alycia Meyers weighs in.
What is your credit union’s long term vision for its staff? CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo discusses why you need a People Development Life Cycle to manage succession events and protect the future of your organization.
Those in leadership positions can often be hesitant to delegate work, feeling that everything is their responsibility or that handing off tasks will result in less-than-perfect results. Letting go of such ideas can be difficult, but as Alycia Meyers notes, it benefits both the leader and their team in the long run.
It’s one thing to preach a friendly work culture and tote open-door policies, but it’s another to actively practice them. As a long-term employee turned recent executive, Dawn Moore explains how she and her fellow managers connect with team members across the organization.
When it comes to showing gratitude in the workplace, it can feel like something we often express out of habit, not sincerity. But gratitude should be given often and authentically to coworkers, bosses, and staff alike, argues Alycia Meyers, and she has a few ideas on how to begin making gratitude a consistent part of your company’s work culture.
At the end of his first year as CEO of CU*Answers, CUSO Magazine sat down with Geoff Johnson to discuss his favorite moments, lessons learned, and plans for the coming year.