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CHICAGO–Not too many people enjoy wasting time in meetings, even though studies show managers spend approximately 35% to 50% of their worktime doing just that. But meeting can be made more effective, and one person has offered “seven tips on making meetings matter.”

MADISON, Wis. – There aren’t many people who in the course of their credit union career have been chased by monkeys or had a Molotov cocktail thrown at them. But Lois Kitsch has.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.–There may be some great future leaders among your credit union’s younger employees, but how do you know?

CHICAGO–With apologies to Dr. Fraud, the real question for many credit unions is “Just what do employees want?”

NEW YORK–Ever read a book that changed your life? Are you seeking one that might? MONEY has compiled a reading list of the books several CEOs, COOs and company founders say changed the trajectory of their lives.

MADISON, Wis.–One person with a diverse history in credit unions on two continents has a unique perspective on some lessons for U.S. CUs from another country, as well as on the untapped opportunity at many credit unions in financial counseling.

CHICAGO–From the simplest of issues to the most complex, often misunderstandings within a credit union both stem from the same failure: lack of effective communication.

CHICAGO–How does nearly every executive react when rated poorly on “fairness” as part of a 360 Leadership Development Assessment? With disagreement or astonishment, according to executive leadership expert Peter Barron Stark

CHICAGO–Young credit union professionals are often advised to seek out mentors and to network help their careers, but that can be a challenge in a smaller or even mid-size CU. So where does one turn?