Five Tips to Improve Your Self-Awareness as a Leader

Five Tips to Improve Your Self-Awareness as a Leader

There are a number of traits that go into making a good leader, but Alycia Meyers argues that self-awareness is one of the most essential skills, and she relays a few tips on how to improve yours.

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Executive Leadership: The Power of the Pause

Executive Leadership: The Power of the Pause

Continuing her series on executive leadership, Alycia Meyers conveys the importance of stepping back and taking time to reflect and think before acting.

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How to Build a Happy Workforce

How to Build a Happy Workforce

While there is no one-size-fits-all solution to making your employees happy, Amber Overla provides some great places to start along with a few ways to show your staff they’re appreciated.

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CU Pride Strives to Increase LGBTQ Representation in the Credit Union Industry

CU Pride Strives to Increase LGBTQ Representation in the Credit Union Industry

Linda Bodie, Chief + Innovator of Element Federal Credit Union, went two decades without coming across another LGBTQ+ member in the credit union industry. Now, she’s a co-founder of CU Pride, an organization for LGBTQ+ credit union employees. Emily Claus sat down with Bodie to learn more about the organization’s creation and goals.

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Trust the Future to Those Willing to Lead

Trust the Future to Those Willing to Lead

With the NCUA passing a proposed rule 2-1 requiring succession planning at all federally insured credit unions, Randy Karnes shares his thoughts on what “broad discretion” actually means and what credit unions should be focusing on.

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Building and Maintaining a Strong Team

Building and Maintaining a Strong Team

Creating a well-rounded and supportive team requires more than a few ice breakers and trust-building exercises. Laura Welch-Vilker dives into the consistent effort and tactics that go into building and maintaining a team.

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Executives in Leadership: Has Conflict Gotten a Bad Rap?

Executives in Leadership: Has Conflict Gotten a Bad Rap?

Continuing her series on effective leadership, Alycia Meyers covers conflict in the workplace and how contrary to popular belief, it can be a great thing for your organization—when managed correctly.

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Your Vital Credit Union: Creating a Legacy Credit Union in a Fintech Marketplace

Your Vital Credit Union: Creating a Legacy Credit Union in a Fintech Marketplace

With limitless options in an ever-growing marketplace, how do you make sure your credit union is the financial institution your members turn to? Leo Vaulin discusses how your credit union can grow with your members and stay their primary financial relationship.

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The Dates That Can Change Your Career

The Dates That Can Change Your Career

If you’re not making note of the dates that can change your career, you’re falling behind those who do. Randy Karnes shares his thoughts on how leaders identify opportunities to shine and then put the work in.

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Executives on Leadership: Being a Great Coach

Executives on Leadership: Being a Great Coach

Continuing her series on leadership, Alycia Meyers tackles the daunting concept of coaching and how you as a supervisor can work with your employees to build a mentorship that returns as much as you invest.

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