Tools Won’t do all the Thinking for You

It feels like training and consulting go through different phases, and so does the journey of every marketing department or person at various companies and credit unions. A few years ago, it felt like most requests from credit unions were

Networking as an Introvert

“I certainly have not the talent which some people possess, of conversing easily with those I have never seen before.” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice I’ll be the first person to say it aloud, published for all to see:

You Should Read the Appendix Next Time

I put together tens of analyses every year for Xtend and our partnered credit unions. Do you know what the number one question I receive after putting together an analysis is? “How were these numbers calculated?” The data “rules” are

The Importance of Reading Release Summaries

CU*BASE updates happen on a regular basis, but twice a year there are big updates and changes that occur. These are called “releases” and they impact both the availability of new tools, changes to current tools, and sunsetting of tools

I Am Not An Imposter

“I am an imposter in my own skin. I don’t fit in with this new role I’ve been given. Nothing I could do is right or the best; they could hire anyone off the street to do what I do