Musings from the CU Suite

NAFCU's Weekend Reading Pile

Compiled by Anthony Demangone, Powered by NAFCU
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Kate and Briggs come back from sleep-away camp today.  Back to reality, I guess.

The weekend is upon us. Let's make it a great one!  And enjoy this reads, hand-selected just for you. 

  • We humans are bad at judging risk. Here's a list of the 11 deadliest animals. Dogs and cows are ahead of sharks and crocodiles in the U.S. (BI) AD's noteCould be a good article to share to remind people the importance of risk management and truly understanding risk. 
  • Nike is launching a shoe subscription. (FastCoAD's noteJust a reminder that companies are looking at things from a new angle all the time. 
  • Different ways to be rich. (Wealth of Common Sense)
  • The "best" job in the U.S? Data Scientist. (Travelandleisure) AD's note: More and more CUs are looking for these folks. 
  • How to ignite a fire in others. (Leadership Freak)
  • The downside of possibility. (Godin)
  • A decent article on how self-driving cars can change the future.  (EntrepreneurAD's noteStill wonder how this will affect the lending market in the end. 
  • Robots making burgers. (BI
  • Mountain Dew unintentionally insulted the upper peninsula of Michigan. Their apology wowed the UP. (FastCo
  • Five ways credit unions can compete in credit cards. (FB)

About the Author

Anthony Demangone, Executive Vice President and COO, NAFCU

Anthony Demangone, NCCO is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at NAFCU, where he oversees day-to-day operations and manages the association's education, marketing, membership, human resources, building facilities, finance and information technology functions. He also authors NAFCU's executive blog, Musings from the CU Suite and co-authored "Managing and Leading Well," a book for credit union leaders, with NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger.

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