More important than standing at the top of a mountain are the lessons learned along the way, America’s Credit Union Conference (ACUC) opening keynote speaker Alison Levine told attendees in San Antonio on Sunday.
Levine, who has climbed the highest peaks on seven continents and skied to the North and South Poles, drew parallels between mountain climbing and her experience in the business world.
Using slides from her climbs of the world’s tallest mountains, she shared these lessons:
“But if I didn’t step up and try, I wouldn’t find out if I could do it,” she said.
“Turning around and walking away is harder than continuing on when conditions aren’t perfect,” Levine said.
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Over the past weekend, the chairman of CUNA’s System Structure and Governance Task Force, Tom Dorety of Suncoast CU, Tampa, Fla., discussed with the CUNA board some initial models the Task Force is considering. The group has been meeting since last fall and commissioned several focus groups and a nationwide survey of credit unions to gather credit union feedback to inform its deliberations.
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