Musings from the CU Suite

Your NAFCU Weekend Reading Pile

Compiled by Anthony Demangone, Powered by NAFCU

Here's hoping your Memorial Day weekend is fun, safe and satisfying.  And as I like to say...don't forget the reason behind the season.

Now, on to this week's reading pile. And since you have an extra day, the list is a bit longer.

  • Coming out of the pandemic, it seems supply chains are getting more attention than ever. Exhibit No. 2,123? Good luck finding a cheap rental car this summer. (Bloomberg)
  • The number of cord cutters and cord “nevers” has tripled since 2014. (Forbes) I love this continuing story, and I bring it up when I hear people saying that credit unions will never be able to dominate main street retail banking.
  • The rise of indoor farming. (FastCo)
  • Try this one weird trick Russian hackers hate. (KrebsOnSecurity)
  • Elon Muck’s Boring Company is getting close to going live. (Business Insider)
  • One McDonald’s location is offering a free iPhone to new workers. (Entrepreneur)
  • A leader without priorities is alike a chipmunk on steroids. (Leadership Freak)
  • We are entering the best environment for retail in many years. (Forbes)
  • Date certain. (Godin)
  • Speaking of fast food, here’s a clever ad campaign for Burger King in Belgium – welcoming customers back to locations. (FastCo)
  • Outlook 2021: Banking industry trends and challenges. (FB)
  • “Our latest survey confirms that the future will belong to companies that put technology at the center of their outlook, capabilities, and leadership mandate.” (McKinsey)

Have a great weekend. And as always, holler if you ever need anything from us at NAFCU.

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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