THE corner

BOULDER CITY, Nev.–The challenge of emotional intelligence, what a child's poem can teach, and the lessons of a pick-up artist all offer guidance in their own ways for credit union leaders. Below, Dr. Brandi Stankovic, organizational change consultant and motivational speaker, Mitchell Stankovic and Associates, shares her insights in's The Corner.

Simon Sinek, the author of 'Start with Why,' delivers a TED talk on what makes a great leader? In this talk Sinek suggests it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure and who draws staffers into a circle of trust.

My first inkling of the size of the job came at 1:21 in the afternoon on June 20, 1997, after I formally assumed command of USS Benfold.

It’s the foundation for nearly every book, course or management seminar ever written or held: Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People.”

FOND DU LAC, Wis.—Truly effective leaders must have a high degree of self-awareness, as well as an ability to adapt to change, according to Chad Raube, president and CEO of Info-Pro. Below, Mr. Raube shares his insights on leadership and management as part of’s The Corner.

SEATTLE–There are few more ubiquitous brands in the U.S. and the  world than Starbucks, which has grown from one location opened in 1971 to more than 22,500 stores today. Here Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz shares thoughts on leadership and management as part of's The Corner.

SAN DIEGO–Making an improvement in your organization does not mean that your work is done; it just means it’s the first step in identifying the next steps toward improvement. That and other observations on leadership and management are offered here by Ted Bilke, president of Symitar, as part of’s The Corner.

Since being published, not all of companies featured in “Built to Last”  have lasted without some challenges. But the advice and lessons learned remain bedrocks of business practices. Below, Collins shares some of the insights gained from the book, which, among other things, dismissed five “myths” about building a successful organization.

SEATTLE–Jeff Bezos, the co-founder and CEO of, has released a list of eight business books he recommends for reading this summer (and likely purchased you know where).

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.–CEOs who retire from successful credit unions take both memories and institutional knowledge with them. To capture some of that knowledge,’s The Corner features Ron Burniske, who is retiring after a 31-year career in management at Chartway FCU, including as CEO, and who shares his thoughts, lessons learned, and other observations.