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CHICAGO–While there are numerous success-inducing behaviors to emulate, nothing might be as important for success as self-confidence, even though many people actually do just the opposite.

CHICAGO–Summer is here, and for many that means heading to the beach or mountains or both to relax and so some reading. Looking for some recommendations on book to take with you or download? Jeff Pruitt recommends you take one of seven business classics with you.

CHICAGO– In a conclusion that may especially apply to the leaders of the largest credit unions, one new analysis suggests that to generate new growth, CEOs must stop thinking of themselves as chief managersand instead start thinking of themselves as “refounders.”

CHICAGO–Why do people you manage follow you? It’s a question that needs to be asked often, and it’s a question Jorge Barba, the CEO of The Big Bang Group  who describes himself as an “innovation insurgent,” said he often asks himself.

CHICAGO–It may have been the worst executive decision by a major airline in recent history. But according to one person, the way it was handled offers lessons for credit union leaders everywhere. 

SYLVANIA, Ohio–A big part of organizational leadership is good hiring, and that often comes down to the value of the questions asked during interviews.

ATLANTA–Leadership development is a frequent, albeit new, topic of discussion within credit unions, so other companies that have been at the process for a while can offer some invaluable lessons

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–Perhaps the only thing more challenging than attracting new talent to the credit union is keeping superstar employees from leaving. But how to do that? First, by recognizing a myth about people and jobs.

LAKEWOOD, Colo.–After 25 years in management, Doug Burke notes he’s learned countless lessons on leading an organization, including ways he has had to change his own approaches.

CHICAGO–Every leader within credit unions understands what it feels like to be overwhelmed by work and challenges. Here are four strategies for dealing with it.