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CHICAGO–According to one analysis that claims to have reviewed 19-million meetings, most are pointless and will cost U.S. companies $399 billion in 2019. But there are ways to fix that, according to one person.

CHICAGO–How do you keep your most talented people from quitting and moving to another job? By asking them five “powerful questions,” according to research by Gallup.

CHICAGO–Should you trust your gut? Not unless you can answer these three questions.

CHICAGO––Have some sort of team-building exercise planned for your credit union’s staff? It’s probably a waste of time, according to one person, who says true collaboration really comes from something else.

CHICAGO–There is no shortage of talk about collaboration within credit unions, but how does a CU leader effectively sell the idea? They won’t be effective if they take the approach most people do, says one expert.

CHICAGO–Your credit union no doubt has a plan in place to drive growth—but it’s all in vain if you don’t have the capacity to implement the strategies, according to one expert who shares four steps to help avoid that challenge.

CHICAGO–Do you work with a drama addict? Are you desperate to stop the drama and focus on real work? If so, two people have seven steps they say should be followed.

CHICAGO–Leaders often need quick solutions to challenges, but that often means no time for taking a deeper look at an issue. But Dan Rockwell suggests leaders need to ask powerful questions that he said are more effective than just statements.

CHICAGO–What are the best ways to deal with an unexpected, frustrating setback that may happen to you or your team at work?

CHICAGO–If you’re managing people, it often isn’t long before you feel generational tensions–but there are also steps you can take to avoid them, according to one expert.