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Cheney: Look to the Future With a Common Purpose
June 19, 2012
Don’t let others define what CUs are and what they should be, CUNA's CEO urged ACUC attendees Monday.
Stop Talking and Start Doing
June 19, 2012
Focus on the small things, advises management guru Tom Peters. Tiny touches can have a huge payoff.
Four Steps to Successful Succession
June 05, 2012
In effective succession plans, two main elements work together: executive development and incentives.
‘Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You’
May 18, 2012
Hiring disruptive people can ward off complacency and inject an organization with fresh ideas and perspectives, says management guru Tom Peters.
Peters: It’s Good to be the Little Guy
May 17, 2012
“I tell retailers if you’re local and you can’t beat the hell out of Walmart, there’s something wrong with you.”
‘Reward Excellent Failure, Punish Mediocre Success’
May 16, 2012
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney visits with the man
magazine recently named the “Red Bull of management thinkers.”
Include ‘Golden Handcuffs’ with Succession Plans
May 12, 2012
Build ‘bench strength’ so your CU has a top-notch CEO in waiting.
Monitor Risks as Employees Use Social Media
May 11, 2012
Fewer than 30% of large organizations will block employee access to social media sites by 2014, according to Gartner. That’s compared with 50% just two years ago.
Set Reasonable Expectations for Your Board Chairman
May 08, 2012
We’re constantly sorted into different roles, and this categorization helps us know our place in the world.
The Courage to Act
May 01, 2012
Major Dan Rooney describes the moment that led him to start Folds of Honor, and what motivates him to do big things in life.
Credit Union Magazine
March 2014 digital edition
Prepare for the End of Gridlock
At Freedom First CU, People 'Bank for Good'
Many Consumers Burdened by 'Debito'
Enhance Members’ Cross-Channel Experience
Prevent Workplace Fraud and Theft: Six Tips
Mobile banking has come a long way. But I have to wonder why credit unions are not using their mobile platform for marketing purposes? I've asked many of my clients this question and the answer I hear most often is that their mobile platform provider hasn't developed that functionality yet. Are we missing BIG opportunities here?
This is a great list, but falls short. Consider the myriad of other risks that can bring the credit union to its knees: Technology risks including viruses, trojans, data breaches and other forms of security compromises. People risks, including disgruntled employees, social engineering attempts, social unrest, prison breakout, social media entries that also affect the mentioned reputational risk. Environmental risks, which could include derailed or overturned chemical tankers,blizzards, hurricanes, tornados, sink holes (save the Corvettes!), earthquakes, mudslides, forest fires. Leaders always need to be asking themselves, "What could stop us from performing our mission?" A solid crisis management organization, coupled with a realistic, exercised business continuity plan is vital to ensure continued operations.
Cash America self reported the Ohio collections robo signing incident which was a violation of company policy. An outside investigation was conducted and findings were reported to the state and CFPB. Customers were refunded money due the company before any federal or state action was announced.
This important article managed to engage & inform in a few short minutes. Kudos, CU Magazine!
This is such a great example of credit unions giving back. The key with Complex Community is that they don't just do these acts of kindness just to do them. They are a part of their culture (as you noted). Before starting a similar program, other credit unions should do a deep dive into their culture and then match their program to who they are.
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William Armstrong, Northeast Community CU
Dan Morrisey, Queen of Peace Arlington FCU
William Rissel, Fort Knox FCU
Joni Senkpeil, Illinois CU System
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