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5 steps for connecting strategy   
   

AUGUST 28
5 Steps for Connecting Strategy and Leadership Development
BLOG

Just like a bread baker puts in salt, strategic planners need to incorporate learning for best results.

 

 

Leadership Matters   
   

AUGUST 28
Leadership Matters: Proven Benefits of Structured Management
ARTICLE

The most effective leaders consistently manage resource allocation, performance and evaluation.

 

 

 

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AUGUST 28
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?

 

 

 

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AUGUST 21
Don't Promote Failure; Promote 'Experiments'
BLOG

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. .

 

 

new mindset = new results   
   

AUGUST 21
Leadership Mindset Assessment
BLOG

Here’s a way to measure the primary obstacle standing in the way of achieving your strategic objectives.

 

 

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AUGUST 14
Seven Habits of Highly Engaged Organizations

MAGAZINE ARTICLE

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.

 

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AUGUST 14
Decision-Making in the Gray Area

MAGAZINE ARTICLE

Use reasoned techniques and then go with your gut..

 

 

 

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AUGUST 14
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.

 

 

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AUGUST 7
Five Major Innovation Priorities

BLOG

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.

 

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AUGUST 7
Be Confident When Called On

ARTICLE

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.

 

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AUGUST 7
When Building New Tech Is Impossible and Buying It Just Stinks

BLOG

 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.

 

credit card is declined   
   

AUGUST 1
When Good Cards Go Bad

MAGAZINE ARTICLE

 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.

 

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JULY 31
If You Want to Communicate With Influence, Then Use This Phrase

BLOG

 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.

 

JP Nicols   
   

JULY 31
Thriving in the Era of Digital Disruption

VIDEO

 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.

 

Denise Lee Yohn Podcast   
   

JULY 31
CUES Podcast #30: Brand Building, an interview with Denise Lee Yohn

PODCAST

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.

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JULY 24
Doing Business with Bitcoin

DAILY ARTICLE

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.

 

Eric Qualman   
   

JULY 24
My Digital Stamp

TEDX TALK

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.

 

BUSINESS WOMAN GIVING PRESENTATION     
   

JULY 17
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.

 

KIRK KORDELESKI     
   

JULY 17
BankPhD Episode 81: Meet Kirk Kordeleski

AUDIO

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. 

 

Elite Access Virtual Classroom     
   

JULY 13
CUES Podcast # 28: Negotiation, An Interview With Chris Voss

PODCAST

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.

 

BALANCED STRATEGY     
   

JULY 13
A Balanced Strategy

ARTICLE

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.

 

BLOG POST     
   

JULY 13
A Decision-Making Cross Roads for CUs

BLOG POST

Consultant Graham Seel poses four questions top leaders need to answer today.

 

 

 BRAND AND LEADERSHIP     
   

JULY 13
What Does Brand Have to Do With Leadership?
TEDX TALK

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.

 

Elite Access Virtual Classroom     
   

JULY 13
How to Influence Others
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

This course teaches a flexible skill set to discover foster effective leadership and ethical influence.