The Seven Pitfalls of Arrogance in Leadership

If you haven’t already, you will likely experience an arrogant leader. Arrogance is a treacherous leadership failure, often leading to disastrous consequences for the leader and their team. While confidence and assertiveness can be valuable traits for a leader, there’s a fine line between self-assuredness and arrogance. When arrogance shows up in a leader, it…

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Should YOU Consider a Fractional Executive?

To thrive in today’s ever-evolving financial landscape, credit unions must adapt, innovate, and strategically manage their operations. One innovative solution that credit unions are increasingly turning to is the fractional executive. Fractional executives are experienced professionals who work, typically as contract employees, part-time or on a project basis, to provide specialized expertise and leadership. In…

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To Get a Seat at the Table, Become a Strategic Thinker

Becoming a strategic thinker involves developing a specific mindset and skillset to analyze situations, make informed decisions, and plan for the future holistically and effectively. Here are some steps you can take to cultivate strategic thinking: Remember that becoming a strategic thinker is a journey that requires intentionality, dedication, practice, and adaptability. Over time, you’ll…

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When Certifications and Soft Skills Collide: Navigating the Hilarious Maze of Career Advancement

In the wacky world of career advancement, a cosmic dance exists between certifications and soft skills. It’s like watching two rivaling dance troupes—one comprised of highly qualified robots armed with certificates and the other filled with quirky humans armed with charm and wit. Think of River Dance competing with Freestyle Jazz Dance. The result? A…

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The Purposeless Credit Union

A Hilarious Odyssey of Confusion and Coincidence Step right up for a wild and wacky adventure into the world of a credit union without a purpose. Prepare to be amused, perplexed, and perhaps even a little concerned as we explore the misadventures of an aimless financial institution. Strap on your seatbelts—it’s going to be a…

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Lost in Leadership Land

A Hilarious Guide to Leading Without Core Values. Welcome, fellow adventurers, to the treacherous and comical world of leadership without any core values. Buckle up because we’re about to embark on a journey full of confusion, chaos, and questionable decision-making. Get ready to laugh your way through this hilarious guide! The Drifters’ Creed: Without core…

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