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I write about communication, leadership and change, drawing on a 30-year career in journalism, public relations and management.
Tag Archives: EQ
So you want to be a CEO?
Last month, an article I wrote on “Tomorrow’s Leaders” landed on the cover of The Federal Credit Union magazine, NAFCU’s bimonthly publication. Back in August, when I was interviewing credit union CEOs for the piece, I shared some of their “secrets” here on … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership, Management Tagged CEO, communication skills, Credit unions, EQ, feedback, lifelong learner, mentoring, The Federal Credit Union Leave a comment
The ‘secrets’ to great leadership really aren’t secret
What makes a great leader? I’ve been posing that question to credit union CEOs for an article I’m writing for NAFCU’s magazine. Without spilling too many beans, let me share with you some “secrets” I’ve learned about great leadership. I think … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership, Management Tagged CEO, communication, continual learning, Credit unions, EQ, NAFCU, networking, soft skills, vision 2 Comments
How to manage difficult animals (and people)
I was surprised last week while visiting the Smokies that spring hasn’t quite “sprung” yet in the mountains. Trees at the upper elevations were just starting to leaf, resulting in beautiful, photo-op-friendly shades of green and copper on the mountainsides. … Continue reading
Posted in Management Tagged deer, difficult people, EQ, Independent Public Relations Alliance, rabbits, Wendy Swire 2 Comments