Articles by Lora Bray

Ready for Takeoff

The plane truth about dealing with adversity and other issues.
Consider your disaster plan. If service is disrupted to your membership, will they ‘feel the love?
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Pickin' and Grinnin'

Every position has unpleasant tasks, but they enhance the pleasant, rewarding facets of our jobs
This week's roundup offers some leadership nuggets and thoughts on what the sluggish economy means for members.
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Go Granny, Go!

CUs must commit themselves to perpetual adaptation to remain relevant to members.
Health-care expenses, restricted small business financing, and other issues continue to challenge consumers.
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Wandering in Wonderland?

The answers we seek aren’t always obvious—nor are the questions we need to ask.
This week’s roundup examines the world economy, income inequality, the ongoing health-care debate, and other issues of the day.
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Risk Averse in a Bathing Suit

Don't let aversion to risk sink your CU.
Are your practices “tried and true” or “tried and tired?”
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Water, Water Everywhere

How is a flood of retirement issues and the changing American family affecting your members?
Focus on communication, collaboration, and mutual understanding to meet members’ needs.
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Shall We Dance?

Forging member relationships with a personal touch isn't always a cakewalk
How will you keep foreclosures, delinquencies, and a poor job outlook from doing a number on your CU?
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What a character!

Are you meeting members’ expectations?
Your CU makes an impression on members with its attitudes, knowledge, outreach, expertise, and reputation.
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The View from Three-and-One-Half-Inch Heels

Does your CU think outside the shoe box?
Don’t let your CU miss the opportunity to challenge members’ and the public’s expectations of what you have to offer.
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Lora's Research Roundup

Rich in Thanks

Research reveals consumer plans for holiday spending and disparities in household income.
Despite pervasive economic unpleasantness, we still have much to be thankful for this holiday week.
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