Articles by Adam Mertz

Plot a Course to Success

Strategic planning requires keen insight and a focus on members’ needs.
June 8, 2013
'There’s no ‘I’ in strategy; it’s a team effort.'
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Are Leaders Born or Made?

There is no shortage of opinions, but also no definitive answer.
June 3, 2013
‘Some people are born leaders, but they still have to develop skills.’
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Don’t Roll the Dice on Leadership

Embrace employees’ ambitions and provide a pathway for advancement.
May 1, 2013
Don’t force upwardly mobile employees to keep their intensions secret.
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Special Report: National CU Youth Week

First Family CU Shakes It for CU Youth Week

Staffers use Internet meme to get into the spirit.
April 25, 2013
CU brings a little Harlem to Oklahoma.
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High School CU Branch Provides ‘Hands-On, Real-Life’ Financial Education

Student staff and members put money management principles into action.
April 23, 2013
High school branch reflects a nationwide trend by CUs to provide teens on-site access to financial education and services.
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Collaboration Eases Compliance Burden for Wisconsin CUs

League program provides comprehensive compliance knowledge at a part-time expense.
April 4, 2013
The concept rotates six compliance specialists employed by the League Services Corp. through 23 of the state's CUs.
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Compliance Specialist Program has ‘Truly Been a Godsend’

Wisconsin CUs lessen regulatory burden by sharing specialists.
April 3, 2013
Program saves CUs money while providing much-needed stability.
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Extreme Makeover, CU Style

Summit CU’s ‘inspiration’ branch helps members achieve their dreams.
February 20, 2013
While mobile services have taken off, the branch still plays an important member service role.
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