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CHICAGO–Although it seems like something a manager might never get around to doing, Theodore Kinne has invested some time in studying ways to better manage employees who are procrastinators.

CHICAGO–Looking to catch up on your reading or to get a jump start on 2019? A list compiled by one person of the Top 10 Business Books of 2018 offers a place to start.

CHICAGO–The days when businesses could succeed as innovators without partnering are pretty much gone, according to one executive, who is sharing advice on how to make the most of what he is calling the new “co-economy.”

CHICAGO–Among the most difficult of responsibilities facing any CEO: guiding the credit union through times of expansion. One person has some advice on how to deftly handle the task.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–Sometimes it happens that a candidate who had the right credentials, seemed to fly through the interview process, and had lovely references turns out to be an unexpected problem after hiring. What can you do?

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–There are plenty of great ideas inside any organization. But many also get lost in the shuffle. What can you do?

ESCONDIDO, Calif.–Leadership can be a pretty enjoyable gig when the team is 100% behind you. But it’s a different story when you’re trying to lead people who don’t want to follow.

CHICAGO–Credit unions have increasingly recognized the value in become more diverse and inclusive, but they often fail when it comes to their management teams. How can they improve?

From his start working in the business office of a Los Angeles newspaper to 28-plus years at a credit union in Modesto, Calif., Hank Barrett has steadfastly maintained one overarching philosophy: everything is all about the member.

CHICAGO–Of all he has accomplished in his career, Paul Keilzer says he is most proud to have helped more than 50 individuals become powerful leaders of their own. So why don’t more leaders focus on developing leaders within their teams?