Sales (and Life) Lessons from the Golf Course

Sales (and Life) Lessons from the Golf Course

Taking inspiration from a childhood story, Scott Collins reflects on how the lessons he’s learned on the golf course translate to lessons in sales.

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Too Small to Survive and Too Big to Fail

Too Small to Survive and Too Big to Fail

Michigan Legacy Credit Union CEO Carma Peters strives to break down the double standards between credit unions deemed too small to survive and those too big to fail along with discrediting the idea that any credit union under $250 million is doomed to merge or disappear.

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Looking Outside the Credit Union: Spotlight on ATL Federal Credit Union

Looking Outside the Credit Union: Spotlight on ATL Federal Credit Union

As Michigan restaurants face their second month of closures, ATL Federal Credit Union is encouraging members to support local establishments and rewarding them for their effort. CEO Robert Shane details the inspiration for the project and how you can get involved.

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Why We Build Our Capital: Spotlight on Affinity Credit Union

Why We Build Our Capital: Spotlight on Affinity Credit Union

As credit unions across the nation work hard to adapt to difficult circumstances, CEO Jim Dean shares how Affinity Credit Union has approached the situation, and shares his feelings on why a policy of open honesty is the best solution.

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Being a Good Leader: A Contrarian’s Perspective

Being a Good Leader: A Contrarian’s Perspective

Notre Dame Federal Credit Union CEO Thomas Gryp analyzes the path to be a good leader and discusses why the most traditional routes may in fact hurt your leadership abilities.

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Takeaways from the CU*Answers CEO Strategies Week

Takeaways from the CU*Answers CEO Strategies Week

Credit union CEOs from around the country converged on Grand Rapids for CU*Answers’ 2019 CEO Strategies Week. CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo gives a thrilling recap of the events.

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What Goes On in a Co-Op’s Suggestion Box?

What Goes On in a Co-Op’s Suggestion Box?

Suggestion boxes have taken many shapes and forms over the years, but what hasn’t changed is how frustrating they can be. Dawn Moore ponders the proper procedure for handling suggestions, especially when you’re the owner.

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Why Do Today’s Credit Union Thought Leadership Topics Create Doubt About the Future?

Why Do Today’s Credit Union Thought Leadership Topics Create Doubt About the Future?

Are today’s credit union thought leaders helping or hurting the industry they hope to inspire? Randy Karnes addresses the risk of piling on expectations and best practices on credit unions, and the anxiety it might be creating.

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Credit Unions: the Fight to Stay Relevant

Credit Unions: the Fight to Stay Relevant

As Money 20/20 takes off in Las Vegas this weekend, NACUSO’s Denise Wymore preps to moderate a debate between CU*Answers CEO, Randy Karnes, and Sarah Snell Cooke, of Cooke Consulting Solutions.

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Consulted Out of Relevance

Consulted Out of Relevance

When does it make sense to seek the assistance of a consultant? ATL FCU President/CEO Robert Shane gives his thoughts on where credit unions might be going wrong when dealing with consultants, and how they can maximize their return when a consultant is needed.

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