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Paulus honored for directing excellence

March 1, 2021 | aazfmwrl | No Comments

first_imgThe American Repertory Theater Artistic Director Diane Paulus is the recipient of the Drama League’s 2012 Founders Award for Excellence in Directing. The award will be presented to her at the league’s 78th Annual Awards Ceremony on May 18, at the Marriott Marquee before a distinguished audience of industry professionals and league members.The award can be won only once in a lifetime and is given to an individual whose work over time sets new standards of directing excellence in American theater. This award is being given in recognition of Paulus’ body of work, highlights of which include the tremendously successful revival of “Hair,” and most recently, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.”last_img

Davos & The Coming of the Second Machine Age

February 27, 2021 | aazfmwrl | No Comments

first_imgToday in Davos, EMC hosted a conversation with New York Times Columnist Tom Friedman and MIT’s Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, who have a new book out called, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. If the first machine age was about the automation of manual labor and horsepower, the second machine age is about the automation of knowledge work, thanks to the proliferation of real time, predictive data analytics, machine learning and the Internet of Things – an estimated 200 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, all of them generating unimaginable quantities of data.Read Bill’s full blog post from Davos on the Huffington Postlast_img

first_imgYou need two to Tango. Apparently, so does a secure IT infrastructure.A thriving enterprise needs a modern datacenter to successfully meet its business objectives. A key pre-requisite for a modern datacenter is a robust infrastructure security. And, for a robust security to be effective, it needs to be intelligently automated.The infrastructure security dilemmaAt its core, every enterprise is a data business. And data is vulnerable to malicious actors. An average data breach is costing organizations between $3M – $5M1. The impact of these breaches is not just financial but also a loss of trust. Both internally and externally.Enterprises have not had a lack of security tools. Multiple surveys have consistently shown enterprises have an average of 75 security tools. However, these tools struggle to work with each other or across the datacenter. This situation only gets worse. There is a looming shortage of security professionals with an estimated shortage of 3.5M skilled professionals by 20213.Enterprises are at a dire crossroads. Critical IT infrastructure faces security risk. The current tools are inadequate. And there are not enough security professionals in the industry.How are enterprises to conduct business in a safe, frictionless manner while protecting its business and customers?Two to TangoSuccessful enterprises have adopted two guiding principles to address this dilemma –Integrate security deep into the infrastructure To effectively integrate security into the infrastructure, one should start with the infrastructure components. One of the key  building blocks is  the server. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recommends system designers to adopt the Cyber Security Framework4. This way security can be built into each and every subsystem. This enables systems to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from malicious activities when they occur.Automate as much of this robust security as possibleIntelligent automation increases the efficiency and consistency of actions. Combining intelligent automation to the Cyber Security Framework makes for a robust IT infrastructure.Dell EMC has adopted these two guiding principles for all their PowerEdge server designs. Based on the Cyber Security Framework, Dell EMC has developed a Cyber Resilient Architecture to protect servers against cybersecurity attacks. Every PowerEdge server is made safer with a Cyber Resilient Architecture and supported by impressive security and automation features. Let’s examine a few of these innovative features.Securely protect from malicious activityEvery server undergoes routine BIOS and firmware updates. However, these routine maintenance activities present a vulnerability that malicious actors could take advantage of. To mitigate this, every PowerEdge server comes designed with an immutable silicon-based Root-of-Trust mechanism. This mechanism cryptographically verifies the authenticity of every firmware and BIOS update. A verification failure results in a rejection of the request and user notification.A similar automatic verification is conducted when the server is booted up as well. Key routine tasks are quietly but effectively verified. There are several automated security features including Chassis Intrusion Alert, Signed Firmware Updates, and Supply Chain Assurance that are deliberately designed to protect the server infrastructure.Diligently detect malicious activityIt is critical to determine if and when your servers are compromised. This requires visibility into the configuration, the health status of the server sub-systems. Any changes to BIOS, firmware and Option ROMs within the boot process should be detected immediately. To help automate this, PowerEdge servers employs iDRAC.The iDRAC is a dedicated systems hardware, to comprehensively monitor the server and take remedial action depending on the event. For example, one of the interesting and automated security checks the iDRAC provides is Drift Detection. System Administrators can define their server configuration baseline based on their security and performance needs. iDRAC has the ability to detect deviance from the baseline. It also helps repair the drift with simple workflows to stage the changes.System Administrators can proactively take action to keep their server infrastructure secure with multiple alerts and logs from iDRAC.Rapidly recover from malicious activityIn the event of a security breach, it is critical for enterprises to limit the damage and rapidly get back to normalcy. PowerEdge servers have a few features to support swift restoration to a known good state. The BIOS and OS recovery feature uses a special, protected area that stores the pristine images. This helps servers rapidly recover from corrupted OS or BIOS images. Additionally, the iDRAC stores a backup BIOS image that ensures “automated” and on-demand Cyber Resilient BIOS recovery. System administrators can easily restore the servers back to its original state immediately following an adverse event.If the server system needs to be retired or replaced, PowerEdge servers use System Erase to safely, securely and ecologically-friendly manner to erase sensitive data and settings. A brief overview of PowerEdge Security and AutomationAs the above examples highlight, robust security needs to be intelligently automated. And intelligent automation needs to have integrated security.IT takes two to Tango.PowerEdge servers come with a wide variety of such robust security and automated features including HW + interfaces (like TPM, SED drives) that the OS then uses to build an OS-level security infrastructure. IT Leaders have been referring to this popular guide to server security to calibrate their systems to best practices of keeping their critical infrastructure safe and secure. Does your critical infrastructure meet these considerations?Why not reach out to your Dell EMC rep for more information on how we can help you with your IT Infrastructure security.Sources:Report from Cyber Security Insiders – https://www.cybersecurity-insiders.com/portfolio/2017-ransomware-reportReport from IDG Communications – https://www.idg.com/tools-for-marketers/2018-security-priorities-study/Report from Cybersecurity Ventures – https://cybersecurityventures.com/jobs/NIST Cyber Security Framework – https://csrc.nist.gov/csrc/media/publications/sp/800-193/draft/documents/sp800-193-draft.pdflast_img read more

first_imgCBS This Morning anchor Gayle King recently sailed over to the Lyric Theatre to catch On the Town, now featuring ballet superstar Misty Copeland in her Broadway debut. Following what was surely a helluva performance, the Oprah bestie paid the cast a visit backstage. Just look at that beaming ballerina! You can catch Copeland and her nautical co-stars in On the Town through September 6. Related Shows View Comments On the Town Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 6, 2015last_img

48 Hours in Boone, North Carolina

December 30, 2020 | aazfmwrl | No Comments

first_imgScreen Shot 2016-02-16 at 9.28.34 PMPhoto Courtesy of Rocky KnobRocky Knob Bike ParkThis 185-acre bike park is located right in Boone’s backyard. It contains about eight miles of mountain bike trails for all skill levels along with 4 skills parks and a pump track. The park was created in 2009 with grants secured by the Bikes Belong Foundation and Specialized Bicycles. For more info check them out online.Hit the Slopes for DownhillWhen the local slopes dry up in the summer they become a mecca for downhill mountain bikers. Beech and Sugar Mountain Resorts are both popular destinations for downhill MTB enthusiasts. In fact, Beech recently hosted the downhill mountain biking national championships.FoodThe LocalA vast and varied selection of local craft beers, nightly live music performances, and locally sourced ingredients make this gastropub a favorite of Boone residents and visitors alike. The vision of a local family with deep ties to the community, The Local offers patrons traditional southern fare and 20 rotating taps. Its the perfect place to get your craft beer fix after a long, adventurous day in Boone’s backyard.ProperThe Proper is Boone’s best tribute to southern table fare and the southern way of life. If you’re looking for a brunch spot, this is your place. Expect to encounter such traditional brunch staples as house made buttermilk biscuits, gravy bacon cheddar home fries, quiche of the day, pulled pork and grits and fried chicken and waffles. But don’t take my word for it. Their Instagram account will have you salivating in no time.downloadPhoto Courtesy of The LocalLost Province Brewing Co.Lost Province is billed as a brewery, and with a dozen or so in-house beers on draft, it’s a great one, but there’s much more to it than that. The wood fired food offerings are up there with some of Boone’s very best. If pizza is what you seek Lost Province has you covered. With a full menu that includes classics like the Margherita and Hawaiian as well as more innovative creations like the Sweet Beet, which incorporates fresh mozzarella, gorgonzola, fire roasted sweet potatoes, beets, walnuts, rosemary and jalapeño honey, this is one of the most hopping pizza destinations in town.10608450_1573801919498184_2524181970125520838_oPhoto Courtesy of Lost ProvinceThe Coyote KitchenLocated in the heart of downtown Boone, the Coyote Kitchen specializes in Southwest Caribbean soul food. Some of the more popular dishes include pork belly tacos, the chipotle chicken sandwich and a burrito called the Marley, loaded with jerk chicken, butter beans, roasted sweet potato, sour cream, fried plantains, and grilled pineapple.10448652_10152733232578891_1286845224900751545_oPhoto Courtesy of Coyote KitchenThe Best of the RestAppalachian Mountain Brewing’s Farm to Flame Food TruckHob Nob Farm CafeJoy BistroStick Boy Bread CoLibations and NightlifeAppalachian Mountain BrewingScreen-Shot-2015-06-17-at-5.38.53-AMPhoto Courtesy of Appalachian Mountain BrewingYou may remember these guys for their Long Leaf IPA, the beer with the most votes in the Best Sixer Ever contest we held back in the spring. Sean Spiegelman and Danny Wilcox—two of the passionate people behind AMB’s success—have been garnering brewing accolades and community support since they opened their doors in 2011, and for good reason. The beer is top notch and the taproom is a destination worthy of working into your Boone plans. Don’t leave Boone without dropping in on AMB. Boone SaloonWhen Boone locals are seeking a late night watering hole with regular live music on the docket and sports on the flatscreens, they head for the Boone Saloon. In addition to local live music, late night stiff drinks, and local camaraderie, the Boone Saloon offers a full menu loaded with stellar pub fare like wings, a classic BLT, and the “Eggsceptional Burger”—fried egg, bacon, and horseradish on a toasted bun. If you happen to catch the Boone Saloon earlier in the day ask about the “Dunch Menu” which includes such items as the five dollar biscuits and gravy, french toast and huevos rancheros.The Best of the RestGrandfather Vineyard WineryCafe PortofinoVidalia Restaurant and Wine Bar[divider]REad More from BlueRidgeOutdoors.com[/divider] Situated in a part of Western North Carolina commonly referred to as the High Country, Boone is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Whether you’re a paddler, climber, thru-hiker, trail runner, fly fisherman or dedicated snowsports enthusiast, you’ll feel right at home in this southern mountain town. Use this guide to 48 Hours in Boone next time you head for the High Country. It’s a great blueprint for adventure and features some of the best craft beer and local food that Boone has to offer.Day OneSki, Snowboard, TubeIn Boone, snowsports are part of the culture, and with an average annual snowfall rate around 34 inches and a handful of great ski areas to choose from, it’s easy to see why. Take a drive down Boone’s bustling King Street on any given winter day and you’ll see this culture manifested in roof racks towing skis and snowboards and local outfitters offering a plethora of winter sports gear. If you’re planning a winter trip to Boone, do yourself a favor and make arrangements to hit one or more of these great High Country ski resorts and tubing parks.Beech Mountain ResortEstablished in 1969, Beech Mountain Ski Resort is a destination in its own right. The resort lies within the limits of the town of Beech Mountain which, at an elevation of 5,506 feet, holds the distinguished title of ‘Eastern America’s Highest Elevation Town.’ A quick but winding 45 minute drive from Boone will put you in the midst of some Western North Carolina best skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing.In addition to some of the Southeast’s best slopes, Beech is home to a microbrewery—Beech Mountain Brewing Co. and the 5506′ Skybar, situated at the resort’s highest point and offering stunning views of the surrounding High Country. There are also multiple options for slope side lodging. For more info check out their website and their 24 hour webcams.Beech 5235 (72res)Photo Courtesy of Beech Mountain Ski ResortAppalachian Ski MountainAnother great skiing and snowboarding option near Boone is Appalachian Ski Mountain. With three green slopes, three blues, three blacks and multiple freestyle terrain parks to choose from, Appalachian Ski Mountain can keep visitors entertained for an entire day or more.Sugar MountainAlso perched at an elevation near 5,000 feet, Sugar Mountain Resort boasts more than twenty slopes and eight lifts. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Sugar offers snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, and several shopping and dining options.Beech-terrain-parkPhoto Courtesy of Beech Mountain Ski ResortHawk’s NestStill new to the skiing and snowboarding game and not quite ready to commit? Then Hawk’s Nest Tubing Park is your place. Touted as the largest snow tubing park in the Eastern United States, Hawk’s Nest can accommodate tons of visitors with its thirty-plus snow tubing lanes. Another benefit to tubing at Hawk’s Nest is that it won’t break the bank. Passes start as low as $27.boone2Photo Courtesy of Beech Mountain Ski ResortDay TwoFly FishingThe Boone area does not want for stellar fishing holes. In fact, it is widely considered to be one of the premier fly fishing destinations in the Southeast. Whether you’re heading out in search of wily wild trout or hoping to hook up with trophy stockies on bigger waters, you’ll find your fly fishing fix in the Western North Carolina High Country.“One of the greatest things about this area is you’ve got fiver major rivers and all the feeder creeks and streams that feed these rivers,” says local fly fishing enthusiast Scott Farfone. “The fishing possibilities are endless.”DSC03104-2Photo by Steve Yocom PhotographyBoone Fly Fishing DestinationsValle Crucis, Watauga RiverThe width of the Watauga and the openness of its banks as it flows through Valle Crucis separate this river from its Southern Appalachian counterparts. More reminiscent of the type of rivers found out west than those typically located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the conditions found on this stretch of water are considered a welcome respite for the rhododendron weary fly fishers among us. In Valle Crucis you’ll find ample public fishing access leading to rainbows, browns and the occasional brookie. From the months of October 1 to June 5 this portion of the Watauga becomes a designated Delayed Harvest stream, which means all netted trout must be released to fight another day. Wilson CreekCommonly listed alongside North Carolina’s top ranked trout streams, Wilson Creek is just one of the several great fisheries located in the Catawba Drainage. But if you’re looking for something in the in the Western North Carolina High Country that is easily accessible via the Blue Ridge Parkway it is among the absolute best. One of the few rivers on our list afforded a Wild and Scenic designation, Wilson Creek harbors brown and rainbow trout in a variety of pools, runs and riffles and has been compared to the the streams of Northern California’s Sierra Nevada. While you’re in the area don’t miss out on the chance to fish Harper Creek, Gragg Prong, and Lost Cove Creek, all tributaries of Wilson. If you’re new to the area and in need of some advice, let one of these trusted local outfitters help you along the way.Foscoe Fishing Company and OutfittersElk Creek OutfittersTrophy Water Guide ServiceDue South OutfittersAppalachian Angler Fly ShopMountain Biking Mountain bikers around the country tout the trails of Southern Appalachia as some of the country’s absolute best, and the Boone area is no exception to that reputation. If your adventures tend to start on two wheels Boone, NC is the place for you.“What the Boone area has to offer mountain bikers is miles and miles of endless forest to get lost in,” says professional mountain biker and area cycling guide Darrell Prillaman.“We’ve got everything that people think of when they think of Western North Carolina mountain biking, rhododendron tunnels, rocky ridge lines, gorgeous creek crossings, and trails that end in swimming holes.”last_img read more

first_imgFrom February 22 to December 29 of 2016, 23-year-old Crozet, Va., native and recent Princeton University graduate Adam Geilker did something rather astounding: Setting out from the peak of Hightop Mountain in the Shenandoah National Park at high noon, he headed northward on the Appalachian Trail, hiking first to its terminus at Katahdin in Maine, then to the southern terminus at Springer Mountain in Georgia, whereupon he turned around and hoofed it right on back to Hightop. All told, the walk totaled over 4,400 miles—over 1,000 of which were completed barefoot.“I carried my own pack every step of the way and never slack-packed,” says Geilker. “I didn’t mail myself food or care packages, but hiked or hitched into town for resupply. And I didn’t use paid shuttles—although that was based more on frugality than any kind of purist principles.”His gear was also simple and self-reliant. It included a homemade wooden backpack; 10-inch bowie knife constructed from an iron railway spike and deer antler; self-welded hiking poles, trowel, and frying pan; knee-high pair of muck boots followed by shoeless-ness then 3D-printed sandals; military surplus body-bag as bivy sack; and a self-sewn tunic. Taken collectively, the setup weighed around 70 pounds. His do-it-yourself approach earned Geilker his trail name: “Handmade.”“I made the backpack prior to freshman fall orientation at Princeton,” says Geilker. “The college does this big, kind of iconic hiking trip every year. I didn’t want to be the guy carrying his dad’s old hand-me-down pack from the 70s, so I decided to make my own.”Geilker was pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering, and he “worked maniacally for something like 80 hours” to construct a custom external-framed backpack. First, he harvested with an axe a 6-inch diameter white oak for the frame, which he subsequently split, ran through a planer, and shaped with a jigsaw, drawknife, carving knife, and rasp into two uprights. Using the remaining chunks from the log, he fashioned cross-braces which, like an antique chair, were connected to the frame by means of mortise and tenon joints. For the pack, he used an old denim jacket reinforced with leather. Straps were made of recycled U.S. Army webbing, with buckles gleaned from old laptop bags and throwaway backpacks. While the unit weighed 10 pounds empty, aesthetically it looked more like an artifact from a Kerouac novel than a garage project pulled off on the cheap.However, Geilker’s intentions for the pack wound up unfulfilled. “The weekend of the camping trip it rained and they canceled the event,” he said. “But when I graduated and decided to hike the A.T., carrying the pack seemed appropriate—like a full-circle gesture connecting everything together.”He saw his A.T. hike as a one-time post-college rite of passage. “There’s this saying on the trail that goes, ‘Hike your own hike,’” he said. “When I was setting out to do this, I really took that seriously. I wasn’t—and still am not—planning on doing another thru-hike like this one, so, if I was going to do it this one time, I wanted to approach it in a way that was uniquely my own.”As you can imagine, in a realm dominated by hikers equipped with the latest most ultra-lightweight technologically advanced gear available, Geilker drew quite a bit of attention.“I met him on a stretch of trail outside of Hanover in New Hampshire,” said Sean Cardle, who was working on completing his own NOBO thru-hike at the time. “He had dirty blond hair, blue eyes, a wispy beard and was wearing this strange one-piece tunic that looked a bit like Peter Pan’s outfit, only brown.” Additionally, Geilker had on flip-flops and was carrying a full-sized axe. He looked pretty eccentric.”Geilker was using the axe to clear a section of trail littered with blowdowns. “He was cutting through thigh- and torso-sized trees by hand with an axe,” Cardle recalled.“I counted between 175 and 200 blowdowns over the course of a 75-mile segment of trail, which took about eight 16-hour days to cut through by hand,” Geilker explained. “I couldn’t stand to see a trail looking like that, so I did something about it.”Geilker tends to maintain a kind of no-nonsense pragmatism about his double thru-hike, describing the trip as more akin to a lengthy vacation than any sort of find-thyself self-discovery mission. “I set out from Crozet and hiked to the trail because, as an environmentalist, I couldn’t bear the thought of hitching a bus, plane, or train ride 1,300 miles to either end of the trail.”And yet, considering a trek that had him hiking through two winters and thousands of miles of mountains, Geilker doesn’t shy away from pointing out the philosophical virtues of spending that much time on the trail. “Our post-industrial society is somewhat alienating to the individual for two reasons. First, if you were to suddenly disappear, in many respects you’d just be replaced, which makes it feel like society doesn’t need you. Second, the basic necessities of life are so readily accessible that obtaining them sometimes fails to afford satisfaction. In other words, society can alienate you by giving the impression that it doesn’t need you and that you don’t even need yourself,” he mused. “But on the trail, I need food, water, and shelter—and other people—far more immediately than I do in typical day-to-day suburban existence. Not only do I appreciate these basic necessities far more on the trail, but I can appreciate my own agency in getting them. Fundamentally, I need me far more on the trail—my judgment and my physical ability constantly and directly translate into fulfillment of my needs, and are measured by my daily successes or shortcomings as a hiker. This sense of needing yourself and having greater agency is healthy, deeply satisfying, and serves as a kind of antidote to our day-to-day suburban existence.”Ultimately, while he confided the trek sometimes felt like a major indulgence, Geilker says he’s happy with what he accomplished and is confident that the experience will inform his life in a myriad of positive ways. “I’m not just a hiker,” he said. “I’ll take the tremendous personal capability I’ve shown on the trail and apply it to bigger, more significant situations throughout the rest of my life.”OESH SANDALSThree-thousand of Adam Geilker’s 4,400 A.T. miles were walked in two pairs of newly designed, 3-D printed OESH sandals he glowingly described as “the best shoes I’ve ever owned.” Geilker wore a pair of Athena Bubblegums—which are pink—for 1,000 miles and then a pair of black Artemis Obsidians for 2,000 miles.Developed through grant funding provided by the National Science Foundation, the sandals are the product of Dr. Casey Kerrigan’s obsession with human movement. A Harvard Medical School grad, Kerrigan published many scholarly papers based upon her research. “Eventually, I got fed up with the shoe industry continuing to make unhealthy shoes and decided we should make our own.”In 2010, Kerrigan left her job at the University of Virginia, where she’d become the first woman tenured professor to serve as the chair of the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation. The name OESH was a pun suggested by a friend whom, upon considering Kerrigan’s research and what it would mean for women’s footwear, said the M.D. was going to turn around and twist the s-h-o-e industry inside out. This spring will be the first time the company markets its new line of 3D printed sandals.“We make the sandals on demand, and we’re piloting for local customers who can come into the factory for assessment,” said Kerrigan. “We’ll take your measurements and assess your biomechanics, and design sandals specific for your body.”last_img read more

Critical trends for strategic planning

December 18, 2020 | aazfmwrl | No Comments

first_img 29SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr In the next four decades, the U.S. will have more than 350 million people younger than age 65. And this population will be more racially diverse as well: Hispanics will make up 23% of the total population by 2030, and 30% by 2050.Younger generations in general already are increasingly diverse. As of 2008, 42% of millennials identified themselves as in a group other than white or Caucasian. And socially, the number of single heads of households is growing.The significance of these demographic and social changes is profound for your credit union and the members you serve. Technology will affect how you interact with members, the products you offer, the way money moves, and the regulatory framework in which you operate.CUNA’s 2015-2016 Environmental Scan examines this landscape for boards and management teams so they can meet growth opportunities and challenges head-on. continue reading »last_img read more

first_img 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pembroke Since joining CUES in March 2013, John Pembroke has played a leadership role in developing and launching a new direction in CUES’ strategy, branding and culture. Under his guidance, CUES … Web: www.cues.org Details Some financial organizations that compete with credit unions for talent can say to candidates, “If you come here and work out, you’ll be a millionaire before you’re 30”—and it’s true.No credit union can say that. And only a very few CUs can say that if you excel at your work in their shops—for your whole life—you’ll be a millionaire. Fortunately, I know from watching people who graduated with me from Wharton in the late 1980s that not everyone wants to work on Wall Street. My classmates who did so worked 80, 90, even 100 hours a week. Some of us didn’t go that direction because money isn’t the sole thing that motivates great people. Today’s equivalent of the group from my class that didn’t go to Wall Street is an important group for credit unions to court. Just to be in the running to hire such outstanding talent, your credit union needs to offer a competitive compensation package. Tools like the CUES Executive Compensation Survey (included with CUES Unlimited+ membership) can help you know how your offer will compare to others candidates will be seeing.With my marketing background, I can say that credit unions that win in the war for top talent will not only offer competitive pay but also communicate in their hiring messaging their uniqueness as a workplace—the “why” a person with great talent would want to take a job there. I anticipate that most CUs will find their unique “why” in one of these three areas:1. Benefits. This includes seemingly obvious things that are fundamentally important, like good health insurance. When a credit union is looking to hire an executive, it can also include supplemental employee retirement benefits, which can be custom-created for a CU’s CEO and leadership team. Some credit unions also promote CUES membership as a worthy staff benefit.2. Professional development. Communicating your commitment to learning and career growth can deepen candidates’ interest in joining your team—and staying. A new CUES membership benefit, CUES Leadership Development Guide details how to identify high-potential employees and bring them along into increasingly responsible roles. Sending employees to learn at a top business school is another way to attract top talent. There is still time to send staff to the Strategic Growth Institute™ at the University of Chicago or CEO Institute II: Organizational Effectiveness at Cornell this summer.3. Culture/lifestyle. One of the things my staff loves is CUES’ commitment to work-life balance, which includes every employee having the tools and skills to telecommute on a regular or as-needed basis. Another is that we serve credit unions—and credit unions are driven to be “people helping people.” What is your uniqueness? Live it with your employees, and talk about it with potential hires. All this illustrates just how fierce this war for talent that we’re always talking about at CUES really is. And it demonstrates that credit unions have to be really clever and agile if they want to attract and retain awesome financial industry leaders. You can do it. And we’re here to help.last_img read more

Munk’s new habit

October 20, 2020 | aazfmwrl | No Comments

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first_imgValencia has spent ten years at United (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Antonio Valencia will leave Manchester United at the end of his season.The club captain has been left out in the cold this campaign, first by Jose Mourinho and then by Solskjaer.Valencia’s contract expires in the summer and Solskjaer announced the 33-year-old would not be getting a new deal.‘We’ll see who’s here for next season and I’ve got a couple of players in my head that could be captain,’ he said.ADVERTISEMENT Coral BarryFriday 12 Apr 2019 10:53 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link482Shares Advertisement (Picture: Getty)‘We’ve had Antonio (Valencia), he’s going, we’ve had Ashley (Young), we’ve had Paul (Pogba), we’ve had David (de Gea), Chris (Smalling) has been captain, so there are players here who can be captain on the pitch.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We just need to decide who’s the club captain. Who’s going to be the voice in and around [the place].’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityValencia has made over 300 appearances for United in his ten years at the club and has been tipped to stay in the Premier League.Arsenal have been mentioned as a suitor, but Valencia recently hinted he wants to play in America after being linked with a move to DC United.Valencia’s former United team-mate Wayne Rooney plays for DC United and the 33-year-old could link up with the Englishman in America. Antonio Valencia to leave Manchester United this summer, confirms Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Solskjaer hopeful of another Nou Camp comebackTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:25FullscreenSolskjaer hopeful of another Nou Camp comebackhttps://metro.co.uk/video/solskjaer-hopeful-nou-camp-comeback-1903202/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Advertisementlast_img read more