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A Simple Way to Assess Your Strategic Planning Process

An often overlooked, but critically important, step in strategic planning is taking time to assess your strategic planning process. I’m not talking about the logistics or timing of the planning session, or the quality of the plan that was developed, but the overall process before, during, and after the planning session. Think about it for a [...]

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Thinking on Your Feet is Worth the Extra Effort

Every day it seems we are learning more and more about the dangers of spending too much time sitting. But there is one danger not making the news you need to seriously think about as a leader—the danger of missing the ideas that only come when you are thinking on your feet (consciously or unconsciously). [...]

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Don’t Lose Valuable Board Member Wisdom

One of the most incredible things about the credit union industry is its reliance on volunteer directors and the role they play in their credit unions. The durability of these volunteers and the commitment they make to stay around for years is powerful. But this can become a huge weakness for a credit union… When [...]

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