Guest Blog – Ryan Zilker of Sound CU on NextUP

MDC’s NextUP program is the credit union industry’s preeminent innovation training and development opportunity, bringing together our owners’ best movers-and-shakers and brightest up-and-comers. While participating in NextUP, our owners’ representatives work from July through February, including four days of in-person training and working sessions. During these eight months, participants receive…

Six Threats Keeping You from Innovating – A Guest Blog from Alain Hunkins of FutureThink

Alain Hunkins is a lifelong student of human behavior and performance. As a Senior Facilitator at FutureThink, Alain coaches CEOs, executives, managers, and front-line employees and has facilitated for over 1,000 groups worldwide. Alain has led innovation training sessions at various MDC owner meetings and facilitated ideation for MDC’s NextUP…

Building on Existing Work, MDC Focuses in on Developing and Sustaining Cultures of Innovation in our Credit Unions

MDC has long sought to increase our owners’ ability to innovate from within, and we’ve delivered on that goal through our NextUP program; exclusive training opportunities at our owner meetings; and right-sized, tailored innovation training programs with our partners at futurethink, an industry-leading innovation consultant. We’re now broadening and deepening…