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How to Create a Culture of Innovation at Your Credit Union

As the rapidly changing world demands our continual evolution, most credit unions see the critical need to boost innovation in every aspect of operations. According to a BCG report, 79% of...

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Beyond the New Year's Resolution

How to Develop New Habits (and Stick to Them)

If you're like most people, you may have already abandoned your New Year's resolution (or are in danger of doing so). According to a Forbes Health/One...

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Leading with Heart & Backbone: How Balanced is Your Leadership?

Although seemingly opposite, heart and backbone are necessary counterparts for effective and meaningful leadership. When we lead with our heart, we leverage emotional connections to inspire our...

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3 Major Benefits to Online Training

Humans crave community, and there is no denying the value of in-person, human connection. Body language, tone, and energy are all significant contributors to healthy communication. In fact, it is...

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5 Tips For Seasonal Self Care

Winter is here, and that means long nights, less sunlight and disturbed sleeping patterns. Thankfully, there are a few steps you can take to combat the effects of winter and regain control of...

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When Your Best People Go Silent: The Freeze Response 🧊

As a leader, one of your most important tasks is to build a culture of trust within your team and organization. Because if you don’t, leading in the absence of trust will be like trying to...

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How to Show up Strong in a Digital World

In Dale Carnegie’s day (How to Win Friends and Influence People), friends were earned with a firm handshake and a warm smile. The idea that winning friends today has been reduced to an...

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The Power of Connections

Interpersonal connections are threads that strengthen the fabric of our leadership impact. Our networks are a powerful source of information, energy, opportunity, and ideas. When I connect with...

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3 Ways to Build Trust From Behind a Screen 💻

We’ve reached the tipping point of remote work. Initially sparked by the widespread availability of high-speed internet, working from home became an imperative for many during the onset of...

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Mindfulness for Skeptics

By Sandra McDowell, eLeadership Academy

If words like “meditation” and “mindfulness” conjure up images of a yoga retreat or something that seems equally irrelevant to your...

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Connection is at the Heart of Collaboration

Change is constant, and so is the necessity to collaborate to move forward. The ability to collaborate, and foster collaboration between others, is an essential 21st century leadership competency.

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New Credit Union Leadership and Coaching Designation

Picture Left to Right: Zoe MacLeod, Associate Vice President, Royal Roads University; Sandra McDowell, CEO & Founder, eLeadership Academy™; and Calvin Roberts, Director, Royal Roads...

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