Want To Increase Productivity?

The Answer Might Be To Increase Downtime I’m not terribly comfortable with many generalizations, but I do feel pretty confident in saying this: Americans spend most of their waking hours preoccupied with work. I mean, how often do we ever really leave work? Even on vacation (when we actually take … Read More

Interview with a Leadership Institute Graduate

We’d like to introduce you to Joseph Tassano, VP of Branches for Denver Community Credit Union and graduate of the Mountain West Leadership Institute. Recently, we sat down with Joe and asked him about his experience with the Leadership Institute. Here’s what he had to say. MWCUF: How and why … Read More

Donations of DVDs from CU Orgs Furthers Financial Education & Strategic Philanthropy

Based on the generosity of credit union organizations, all 158 Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals in the United States have been provided with entertaining financial education videos through the Emmy Award-winning TV show Biz Kid$. This is the result of a recent partnership between the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) … Read More

What To Expect From Executive Coaching

Have you ever considered working with an Executive Coach? Coaching is a vital part of the Executive Leadership Program, and for good reason. Consider these statistics: The Denver Post reports that a Manchester survey of 140 companies shows 9 in 10 executives believe coaching is worth their time and dollars, … Read More

My Experience at Western CUNA Management School

by Krista Burnell, VP of Organizational Development at Horizons North Credit Union The first thing that ran through my mind when I was asked to write this post about my experiences at Western CUNA Management School, was the motto of classes of years past, “What happens at CUNA School, STAYS at … Read More

The Most Important Component of The Executive Leadership Program

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement. The program is a complete five-year curriculum built to develop leaders specifically for the credit union industry. The program is organized into four areas, or Quadrants. In Quadrant 4, Leadership Program … Read More

What is Western CUNA Management School?

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement. The program is a complete five-year curriculum built to develop leaders specifically for the credit union industry. The program is organized into four areas, or Quadrants. Quadrant 3 is all about … Read More

What is Credit Union Development Educator Training?

“At DE training I learned about the different areas that make Credit Unions unique and what they are today. They are not just another “financial institution”. They are innovative, humanitarian and visionary. The Credit Union movement is a global movement that benefits all of us individually and as a community. … Read More

Bringing ‘Biz Kid$’ to Every CMN Hospital

Many of the families touched by Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals face not only the biggest health issues of their lives but also the biggest financial challenges they’ve experienced. Credit unions can help these families make smart financial choices at an emotionally charged time. To that end, Credit Unions for … Read More