Emerging Leaders Journal: Take the First Step to a Lifetime of Growth

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson shares her three biggest takeaways from the final EL session, and how they prepare her for a lifetime of achieving goals.

Emerging Leaders Journal: The Tiger or the Teacup

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson says that the key to becoming a great leader is learning to use the tools you already have, and putting what you learn into practice for the long run.

Emerging Leaders, Session 3: Truly Effective Leaders Seek out the Assessments of Others

Jeremy Sankwich reports on the third Emerging Leaders session: Assessments grounded in tangible examples help leaders grow.

Successful Strategic Compass Includes Input from All Directions

For an organization to be successful in the future, decisions made on a historical or emotional basis must give way to an inclusive process that combines the perspectives and best ideas of as many stakeholders as possible.

CFPB’s Chow to Discuss Regulations, Hear Feedback from Northwest Credit Unions

Before the ink has even dried on the CFPB’s rules implementing Dodd-Frank mortgage requirements, Northwest credit unions will have the opportunity for face-to-face dialogue with Edwin Chow, the agency’s regional director, through an exclusive discussion session on Feb. 4.

Introducing the Diebold Idea Community

Diebold, a new Strategic Link business partner, is introducing an exclusive, interactive online forum that incorporates credit union feedback into its product development efforts.

NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update: Association Provides Feedback to NCUA

The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement. Included here are updates on new NCUA proposals and the CFPB.

A Credit Union Q&A with Portland Mayor Sam Adams

Portland Mayor Sam Adams requested input last week on his Responsible Banking Resolution, a proposal that could impact Oregon credit unions. He answered several questions on the subject in this Anthem e-interview.

Pre-Convention Roundtable Nets Strong Northwest Feedback for Obama Administration

Northwest credit union leaders invited to give economic feedback to the Obama Administration had three strong messages: raise the cap on Member Business Loans, ease over-regulation and stop political bickering that prevents real service to taxpayers.

Comments Received on Corporate Prepayment Program to Be Made Public

Unless it hears concerns about making the comments public on or before June 10, the NCUA will post all comments on its website. Comments on the prepayment program accepted until June 20.

Summer Credit Union Town Hall Meetings Now Being Organized

Cities have been tentatively chosen for Washington credit unions to discuss and provide feedback about the proposed merger of the Washington Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Oregon. They include Longview, Yakima, Spokane, Bellingham, Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia.

Generationally Savvy Principals for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent to Improve Your Bottom Line

Effective communication in today’s multi-generational business world requires careful navigation. Leaders of healthy companies realize that when they proactively address the needs of their top talent their profitability and growth flourish.