Bon Mots III for Friday

“Our motivation for eliminating and reducing fees associated with overdraft is simple – it’s the right thing to do. These fee changes are consistent with our core value as a credit union of people helping people. Those who rely on courtesy pay are often the ones least able to afford it.  United Credit Union President/CEO Terry O’Rourke

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“Creativity is just connecting things.” Steve Jobs

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Don’t laugh, folks: Jesus was a poor man.” —Phrase on a canvas covering on the mule train of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign

“Jesus was trained in carpentry—a form of manual labor akin to low-wage work today—and he relied on the hospitality of friends, many of whom were also poor, to share meals and lodging with him. Jesus, the disciples, and those to whom they ministered were poor, subjected, and oppressed. They were the expendables.” Jessica C. Williams, the Poor People’s Campaign

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“As I think about my entire life, what would I like people to think of Jim Jukes? ‘I see things, I say things and I do things’. I can’t accomplish anything except through other people.”  (from Jukes’ brief 2018 autobiography  as a credit union leader courtesy of Brad Murphy)

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As you read different posts, success cannot be marked by finding more words. Reading is not about more ideas, it’s about changing how you go about you do your job.

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