Chip Filson shares his thoughts on the 50th anniversary of cooperative CUSO CU*Answers and the message they sent to owners.
Employees are only as good as the environment in which they work. HR expert Amber Overla shares some ways to improve the work environment to get more out of your teams.
Stepping outside our comfort zones can be, well, uncomfortable. But staying in them, John Beauchamp argues, is even worse and will prevent your credit union from growing and learning.
As we celebrate this holiday season, Chip Filson reminds us that doing good is very hard, but ultimately worth it. Sustained vision is difficult to maintain, but it’s not impossible and we have an obligation to our founding principles to fight for that vision.
Is the race to merge folly? Chip Filson believes that by discarding member focus and legacy for the sake of growth we undermine the public’s faith in cooperative design. And that might spell disaster for credit unions in the long run.