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Does Your Credit Union Need a BHAG?

One of the most challenging things in facilitating strategic planning processes is building consensus on the length of time that the plan should cover. Some believe shorter is better and necessary because of the inherent uncertainty in the world today. Others argue for a moderated time outlook of 2-3 years, and some opt to reach out a [...]

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It Works Better When We’re All on Equal Footing

OK…this is a pet peeve…but I am TIRED of people scheduling a conference call to discuss a project, then getting all of the people at their location in the same room and having only one or two people connected remotely. Simply stated: It just doesn’t work. The dynamics are too different for the people in [...]

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Why Your Credit Union Needs an Andon Cord

Sometimes the difference between a strong leader and a weak leader can be summed up in one word…EMPOWERMENT. The level of decision making ability your organization and its leaders are willing to give front line employees has a direct impact on the success of your business. Toyota recognized the value of empowerment decades ago and [...]

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