On the heals of our 7th annual conference, Disruption '17 by CU Water Cooler we launched a new online store called the CU Water Cooler Talk Shop. We've captured the spirit and energy of conference in these awesome videos including 15 headliners and 7 PechaKucha talks. Here's a teaser video to give you a feel for the topics and the quality of the talks.
For the first episode of a brand new CU Water Cooler video feature we're calling Between Two Coolers, Currency's Matt Hawkins managed to steel a few minutes with the ever-popular William Azaroff from Vancity (Vincity?). Take five minutes and be enlightened, baffled or both.
I used to think helping people was 99% attitude. You really just had to want to help and inevitably you’d see results. This naivety is what in large part drew me to love the credit union industry. We said we were “people helping people” as so it was, right?
Credit unions have a rich history of helping consumers with their financial needs. The logo with the “little guy” holding an umbrella, shielding him from financial distress and hard times is burnished in the minds of many credit union professionals.
As credit union people, when we get together we often end up talking about our cooperative roots but we immediately get into the minutiae and don’t spend nearly enough time talking about our principles and values.
Matt Davis and I had a great conversation about this year's CU Water Cooler Symposium with Mike Lawson from CUbroadcast.
Gene Blishen, Matt Davis and I went out separate ways today after an incredible time at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin.
Matt Davis, Gene Blishen and I are attending the 20th annual SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. It really is an amazing spectacle.
Whether you've blown milk out of your nose while reading his photo-based comic Lolzies, spent a night with a bowl of popcorn watching his videos because they beat most anything on prime time television, enjoyed multiple trips to Wikipedia while rolling around in the esoterica of Gutenberg's Pygmies, jammed to the sounds of his voice over the vintage banjo ukelele he restored, or…