Leadership doesn't happen in a vacuum. Effective leadership in the CU movement requires guidance from mentors, access to education, and ongoing support to reinforce lessons learned. While it is said that "leaders are born, not made," the best leaders have their skills honed as they walk their career paths.
The MWCUA Foundation is providing an opportunity for CU professionals to join their peers at the annual Leadership Institute and Executive Leadership Program. But you'll need to act fast... Read more
"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric
Arguably one of the most successful and respected business leaders of our time, Jack Welch understood the powerful potential of mentorship - with both mentors and mentees gathering invaluable experience.
Similarly, Brian Lee, President and CEO of Read more
As the MWCUA kicks off its fall session of our Mentorship Program, we are taking this opportunity to spotlight those industry professionals who have participated in the program during these uniquely challenging times; as well as those who continue to provide ongoing support for this important initiative for our movement. Leadership Through Adversity Read more
Give your credit union’s leadership development initiatives a kick start! The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation has now opened its call for proposals for this year’s Leadership in Action Grant. The deadline for submission is November 3, 2020. Just click here to download and application and while your there take a minute an watch the videos, too!
The Leadership in Action Grant is designed to help Credit Unions imp... Read more
The Credit Union Movement is one of constant change and innovation. True leaders in this industry are the ones looking to the future with strategic vision and creative solutions - and they never stop learning. For those who have embraced credit union philosophy and have dedicated their careers to the same, The Credit Union 2020 Leaders Master’s Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity.
The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Center for Credit Union Leadership is once again offering a 2... Read more
By Karin Hurt and David Dye
A talent review done well, gives you a brilliant competitive advantage for your credit union, ensuring you have the continuity you need to serve your members well today and in the future. Poorly executed, at best it's a waste of time, and can wreak serious havoc on long-term performance, retention and employee engagement.
The 5 Biggest Talent Review Mistakes
Here are the biggest mistakes we see from well-intentioned leaders w... Read more
The Evolution of Leadership in the Credit Union Movement
Brandi Stankovic is a nationally recognized CU consultant, speaker, author, the Chief Strategy Officer for CU Solutions Group, the World Young Credit Union Professionals Committee Chair, and US Ambassador for the G... Read more
This article was written by Tahverlee, a Social Impact Entrepreneur and founder of Corporate Cause Agency.
It’s a proven fact that companies that give back to their communities see a healthy return on their investment. Often, senior leadership teams who focus on bottom-line growth, spend more time on their big vision strategies and invest significant time and resources into marketing and branding in... Read more