A new era of transparent debate and both sides of the story will be good for us all!
In general the CU industry is made up of people who like the appearance of consensus, even at their own expense. We are an industry led by those who dislike conflict, to the point that we delegate to the trades. We let them keep us in the dark as they claim to be the group that will fight and debate our issues with the establishment in DC, behind the scenes. Our industry is made up of organizations that are often paralyzed by issues that cannot come to a unanimous vote. Our industry is not really made up of the average set of gawkers that love to be present at a knockdown drag-out fights – we look away. We value the appearance of being cooperative over almost any other marketing stance. But appearing cooperative is not always the same as being cooperative and finding our way to success and sustainability.Continue Reading