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Just like a bread baker puts in salt, strategic planners need to incorporate learning for best results.
Leadership Matters: Proven Benefits of Structured Management
The most effective leaders consistently manage resource allocation, performance and evaluation.
Leaders Need a Bird’s Eye View of Business Details
CUES CEO’S COLUMN
How do you keep perspective while supporting staff on the nitty-gritty of business operations?
Don't Promote Failure; Promote 'Experiments'
Motivating innovation in an organization is a tough nut to crack, according to Kathy Pearson, Ph.D., who has presented many times at CEO Institute I: Strategic Planning and also at CUES’ Payments University. .
Leadership Mindset Assessment
Here’s a way to measure the primary obstacle standing in the way of achieving your strategic objectives.
Seven Habits of Highly Engaged Organizations
Employee engagement doesn't just happen and it can't be taken for granted. If organizations want their employees to be aligned, focused, and productive, engagement must be cultivated through regular, ongoing practices, according to this Forbes article by Denise Lee Yohn.
Decision-Making in the Gray Area
Use reasoned techniques and then go with your gut..
Help for Leaders in Dealing With Today’s Top Challenges
CUES CEO’S COLUMN
Forming CUSOs and educational sessions are key ways credit union leaders are successfully rising to face marketplace challenges.
Five Major Innovation Priorities
OK, we need to innovate, but where on earth is a credit union leader to start? CEO/Executive Team Network facilitator Graham Seel offers ideas.
Be Confident When Called On
Leaders do get put on the spot—like with a question asked at a full-staff meeting. How good are you at responding, extemporaneously, on your feet? This article from Matt Abrahams, co-founder and principal of Bold Echo, provides tips and strategies.
Excellent leaders have to make tough decisions in a rapidly changing marketplace. They get good at walking the technology tight rope by key managing leadership teams, such as the business integration team recommended in this post by Cornerstone Advisors Principal Steve Williams, CIE.
When Good Cards Go Bad
Effectively fighting fraud sometimes means a good transaction gets declined—and that means a cardholder likely experiences a ‘micro humiliation,’ according to Jack Henry & Associates Director of Strategic Insight Lee Wetherington, who will speak at CEO/Executive Team Network. Leaders need to take this problem seriously.
It may seem obvious—but if leaders want people to feel like they are in a partnership with them, they need to communicate in a way that creates partnership. CEO/Executive Team Network presenter Ty Bennett describes the ultimate partner phrase in this post.
Thriving in the Era of Digital Disruption
What happens when our maps don’t match the landscape? Managing director of Fintech Forge, JP Nicols explores what credit unions should do at the intersection of financial services and fintech.
In this episode, our guest Denise Lee Yohn, defines brand as a business and discusses the changes in brand building strategies, and some of the biggest challenges organizations face to communicate their brand effectively. Lee Yohn is a brand-building expert and author of the bestselling book, What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest. Don’t miss her session “Brand Leadership: How to Build a Rock Star Brand” at CEO/Executive Team Network.
Doing Business with Bitcoin
Leaders need to have perspective on bleeding-edge things. CEO/Executive Network fintech panelist Sam Maule was up on Bitcoin back when it emerged and shared his expertise in this article.
My Digital Stamp
Research by Eric Qualman showed that people wonder how—in the digital age—to achieve the best life, the best leadership and the best legacy. The answer to these questions he says, lies in “digital footprints” and “digital shadows.” A consultant and author, Qualman will present “Digital Leadership, Influence and Innovation in a World Gone Wi-Fi” at CEO/Executive Team Network.
Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques
VIDEO & HANDOUT
Excellent executives know how to stand up in front and deliver their messages effectively. This video and accompanying handout from Matt Abrahams, are designed to help even those with a tendency to freak out about public speaking communicate in a confident and compelling manner.
BankPhD Episode 81: Meet Kirk Kordeleski
A “relentless bottom-line driver,” Kirk Kordeleski was the CEO of Bethpage FCU as it became the largest CU in the Northeastern United States. Now senior managing partner of Edge Consulting, he’ll present a CEO-only session at CEO/Executive Team Network.
Explore what it takes to be a more effective negotiator based on tips from a top FBI hostage negotiator, including why ‘no’ is more helpful than ‘yes’, and the key role that empathy plays in successful outcomes.
A Balanced Strategy
The time has never been better for leadership teams to build the disciplined connection between strategy and value creation. Cornerstone Advisors Principal Steve Williams details the 7 secrets of value-creating CUs.
A Decision-Making Cross Roads for CUs
Consultant Graham Seel poses four questions top leaders need to answer today.
What Does Brand Have to Do With Leadership?
Brands are not the concern of marketing managers alone. The best brands are strategic tools that top leaders use to fuel and guide every aspect of a business, according to Denise Lee Yohn, president/consulting partner, Denise Lee Yohn Inc.
How to Influence Others
This course teaches a flexible skill set to discover foster effective leadership and ethical influence.