The P.A.

A weekly address from Patrick Adams,
President of St. Louis Community Credit Union

Just the Facts

On September 25th, 2017, posted in: Industry, Uncategorized by

chalkboard with facts vs myths written on topHere we go again.  Hater’s hate.  UGH!  How is it that lack of information and/or misinformation allows for a determination of one’s feelings in the negative to seemingly escalate to a fever pitch of hatred overnight?  If you are inflicted by such a malady, please seek to change.  Counseling may be the answer.


Saying “Thank You” Goes a Long Way

On September 18th, 2017, posted in: Service, Uncategorized by

Has anyone ever asked you something like this, “Do you have any idea what you just said?” Such a question can be alarming if uttered in the wrong tone or with a negative inflection. (more…)

Differences Aren’t Wrong – They’re Just Different

On September 12th, 2017, posted in: Community, Uncategorized by

Seventeen to 20 years loosely defines a generation. So on the horizon sits about 25 percent of the population, born between 1995 and 2012. They’re the generation after the oft referred to Millennials that, by most accounts, have rocked our world. What do we call them? Centennials? iGen? How will this cohort act? Here’s some early discussion. (Remember, they are between five and 17 years old). (more…)

We need STEM Graduates

On September 5th, 2017, posted in: Just Because, Uncategorized by

ruler and notebook on deskBig news! No, not that Taylor Swift released her new album. No, not that the Cardinals are barely above .500. No, not that one lady won north of $750 million. Nope! The big news that should be grabbing all of the headlines is that most of the smart kids are not in America.  (more…)