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MADISON, Wis.–One person with a diverse history in credit unions on two continents has a unique perspective on some lessons for U.S. CUs from another country, as well as on the untapped opportunity at many credit unions in financial counseling.

CHICAGO–From the simplest of issues to the most complex, often misunderstandings within a credit union both stem from the same failure: lack of effective communication.

CHICAGO–How does nearly every executive react when rated poorly on “fairness” as part of a 360 Leadership Development Assessment? With disagreement or astonishment, according to executive leadership expert Peter Barron Stark

CHICAGO–Young credit union professionals are often advised to seek out mentors and to network help their careers, but that can be a challenge in a smaller or even mid-size CU. So where does one turn?

CHICAGO–Elon Musk has been recognized as one of the world’s most popular and successful entrepreneurs. And according to one person, a recent email Musk sent to employees sums up why he is successful leader.

NEW YORK–“Teams” are often referenced within the credit union community, but what makes a team optimal? There are five key dynamics that drive optimal teams, according to research by Google.