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See you in San Francisco for ACUC 2014

Think, motivate, learn, lead, and discover.
March 5, 2014
Think, motivate, learn, lead, and discover.
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Guard Against Social Media's Liability Risks

Credit unions should implement policies and procedures to protect themselves.
July 9, 2013
A recent survey indicated that 62% of U.S. financial institutions were not using social media because they worry about compliance violations.
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CU Message Shines in Times Square

High-profile billboard promotes CUs in New York City.
July 8, 2013
The CUNA advertisement ran for more than two months including throughout ACUC.
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Scenes from Wednesday at the ACUC

A visit to the Today Show and Wharton Prof. Adam Grant highlight the event's final day.
July 3, 2013
The conference in New York City ran from Sunday until Wednesday.
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ACUC Attendees 'Unite for Good' on NBC's Today Show

Supporters gather to show CUs are the smarter choice.
July 3, 2013
About 100 credit union supporters attending the ACUC grabbed an early cup of coffee and stopped at NBC's Today Show in New York City.
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Scenes from Tuesday at the ACUC

Cirque du Soleil's Lyn Heward highlights the third day in New York.
July 3, 2013
The conference, which began Sunday, wraps up Wednesday.
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Open the Doors to Creativity

Everyone has a wellspring of creativity, says Cirque du Soleil’s Lyn Heward.
July 2, 2013
Embrace ‘collective creativity,’ whereby everyone is responsible for contributing to the creative process.
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Use Social Media to Rally Members, Says CUNA Chair Wesenberg

It can play a strong role in CUNA's 'Don't Tax My CU' initiative.
July 2, 2013
'The use of social media is right in our wheelhouse.'
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View the Story of ACUC on Storify

Watch the forward-thinking conference unfold in real time.
July 2, 2013
The conference is packed with ideas to deliver growth and inspiration to drive positive change for CUs.
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Keep It a "Wonderful Life" for Members

Attendees impersonate actor Jimmy Stewart to send a message to Congress: "Don't Tax My CU!"
July 2, 2013
Amusing video delivers a serious message.
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Great article! Unfortunately, most employees don’t feel valued or appreciated by their supervisors or employers. In fact, research has shown that the predominant reason team members quit their jobs is because they don’t feel valued. This is in spite of the fact that employee recognition programs have proliferated in the workplace – over 90% of all organizations in the U.S. has some form of employee recognition activities in place. But most employee recognition programs are viewed with skepticism and cynicism – because they aren’t viewed as being genuine in their communication of appreciation. Getting the “employee of the month” award, receiving a certificate of recognition, or a “Way to go, team!” email just don’t get the job done. How do you communicate authentic appreciation? We have found people have different ways that they want to be shown appreciation, and if you don’t communicate in the language of appreciation important to them, you essentially “miss the mark”. Additionally, employees need to receive recognition more than once a year at their performance review. Otherwise, they view the praise as “going through the motions”. A third component of authentic appreciation is that the communication has to be about them personally – not the department, not their group, but something they did. Finally, they have to believe that you mean what you say. How you treat them has to match the words you use. If you are not sure how your team members want to be shown appreciation, the Motivating By Appreciation Inventory (www.appreciationatwork.com/assess) will identify the language of appreciation and specific actions preferred by each employee. You then can create a group profile for your team, so everyone knows how to encourage one another. Remember, employees want to know that they are valued for what they contribute to the success of the organization. And communicating authentic appreciation in the ways they desire it can make the difference between keeping your quality team members or having a negative work environment that everyone wants to leave. Paul White, Ph.D., is the co-author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace with Dr. Gary Chapman.

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