THE corner

LAS VEGAS–Leadership consultant and author John Spence addressed CUSOs and credit unions last week as part of NACUSO’s annual meeting, and recommended credit union execs give these three books on culture a try.

NEW YORK–There is a lot of talk about leadership, including in’s The Corner, but perhaps there is even more than you thought.

DES MOINES, Iowa–A supportive grandfather who was an early advocate has helped shape the career of Shazia Manus, CEO of TMG. That has led to a career in which Manus has also worked to be an advocate for others. Below, Ms. Manus shares her thoughts, insights and experiences on management and leadership as part of’s The Corner.

This week features Leap Day. As we are all given an extra day every leap year, Marianne Danielson realized that she could use it for something special.

WASHINGTON–Thousands of credit union reps will head to Capitol Hill this week for an annual celebration of democracy—and frustration. Gridlock in Washington has made it nearly impossible to get any legislation through Congress, and there is no better example than CUs, which combine a grassroots army with large political action committee funds. What can be done?