2018 BIG IDEA: TOUGH QUESTIONS

Every year, senior leaders at Callahan & Associates choose a big idea to explore. This year, they’re going all in on one big idea and using that idea to frame discussions about the industry.

That idea is: Is your credit union asking the tough questions?

Here, the Callahan team shares different ways of thinking about tough questions. These pieces show how large trends are relevant to the credit union industry, push leaders to learn how to frame new strategies, and help credit unions pinpoint what they do well and what they should do better. 

The Ripcord Of Relevance

Get relevant or crash to the ground. Choose wisely.
By Jon Jeffreys

Asking 'Why' Is The Beginning Of Sustainable Growth

Perception is a powerful reality in a world of commoditized financial service offerings.
By Jon Jeffreys

It's Not Just About The Money

Visits with management teams at six credit unions uncovered different riffs on the same thee: Now's the time and we're the people.
By Jay Johnson

Asking 'Why' Is The Beginning Of Sustainable Growth

Perception is a powerful reality in a world of commoditized financial service offerings.
By Jon Jeffreys

Do You Deserve The Dough?

The CEO of the world’s largest investment house says businesses must prove they’ve got more in mind than short-term plays. 
By Jon Jeffreys

CUbroadcast Highlights Big Idea For 2018

Callahan's managing partner unveils the focus of the firm's annual Big Idea series and discusses the need for credit unions to ask the tough questions.
By Jon Jeffreys

Are Credit Unions 'All' About Their Members?

When was the last time your credit union asked members what they want? Bringing them into the conversation is one way to develop a truly member-centric lens.
By Alix Patterson

A Big Idea For 2018: Asking Tough Questions

How can credit unions push the movement forward? By tackling tough questions and discovering the right, not easy, answers.
By Jon Jeffreys

 

 

What’s The Big Idea?

Asking tough questions requires honest assessment, introspection, and consultation. It’s an arduous process, but tough questions demand nothing less. Are you asking tough questions? Callahan’s Strategy Lab helps credit unions think differently about how to frame challenges and develop answers. Learn more today.

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