Filene Fill-in Episode #45 |
Ep. 45: Speaking of Change 2019
At the start of each year, Filene takes a moment to pause and reflect on insights from our research and incubation and the changes we see on the horizon.
- Speaking of Change: This episode is a recording of our live “Speaking of Change” event.
- Embracing Change and Evolving with the Times: George Hofheimer introduces the upcoming topics—discussions on socioeconomic and technological trends affecting credit unions, income share funding through a partnership with CMG Ventures, developing problem solvers, mentorship opportunities, and applying research and innovation support.
- A Future Credit Union Model: The audience is asked—What are credit unions well-prepared for in the 21st century? They discuss the importance of cooperation and collaboration among credit unions and other organizations.
- Challenges and Inequality: The audience identifies technology and the changing digital landscape as areas where credit unions may not be fully prepared for the 21st century. The episode highlights challenges related to income volatility and income inequality.
- The Need for Innovation: The episode underscores the importance of credit unions adapting and innovating to address these challenges, particularly in the context of income volatility and inequality. They emphasize the business imperative for credit unions to experiment and find new ways to serve their members effectively.