Strategic MVP Breakout Session: Cultivate Greatness in a Turbulent Industry - MWCUA Annual Meeting 2016
This session was designed for the CEO or experienced manager in any function who wants to become a better leader and wants to energize employees. The interest for this topic was unsurpassed - standing room only!
Brandi Stankovic presented ideas to guide executives to be more flexible, creative, and accountable in order to capitalize on collective intelligence, while promoting cooperation and knowledge-sharing efficiency and innovation.
Also discussing were to keys to successfully building emotional intelligence, effective communication and supporting a company culture that promotes professional growth.
The Young Professionals met at the MWCUA Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. This session began with an ice breaker by Brandi Stankovic, Senior Partner of Mitchell Stankovic and Associates, and everyone was out of there seats and dancing!
This Breakout Session focused on good leaders, what makes them and how to become one. Good leaders make everyone around them better. Leadership is a mindset in action, not a job, a position or a title, it is a relationship with others. Leadership isn’t something that anyone can give you—you have to earn it and claim it for yourself.
Mountain West Credit Union Association Hosts Global Women's Leadership Network at the 2016 Annual Meeting
Brandi Stankovic, Partner, Mitchell Stankovic and Associates opened the meeting and welcomed the group of women and men representing both the Arizona and Colorado Sister Societies. Announced were the additions of the newest Sister Societies in Peru (October 2015) and Brazil (March 2016), all making a measurable difference in the lives of both members and communities.
Brandi provided the group with an overview and update on the Global Women’s Leadership Network including a report of the global reach and local impact of the Network which represents membership of 1,050 people from 53 countries and more than $1M in funds raised.
Danielle West, Sr. Director of Training from the award winning Broadmoor Resort gave an insider’s look at how they create a culture of exemplary service. In addition to describing their 16 service standards, she described the link between training and culture, how culture is shaped by leaders, why service is so important in today’s business environment, what it means to serve both internal and external customers, and the critical nature of training staff to effectively solve problems.
The session ended with a service project benefitting Children’s Hospital Colorado. Joe Dearborn, Sr. Director, CU4Kids, described the impact credit unions have in being the third largest donor for Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals. Sarah Flowers and Kali Smith joined from Children’s Hospital Colorado to describe the NICU kits and how those kits help to increase donations and provide insight into the impact of a premature baby’s size and needs. The group assembled close to two hundred kits!
WASHINGTON–Discussion and debate that is usually left underground was brought above ground and front and center here during a unique and fast-paced discussion of numerous issues confronting credit unions.
At the UNDERGROUND Conference in Washington, 72 executives representing two countries and 18 states came together, drawn from credit unions, associations, corporates, CUSOs and other business partners. CUToday.info is highlighting the diverse and frank discussion from the meeting as part of UNDERGROUND Week this week in The Boost. FULL ARTICLE HERE
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