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January 27, 2017

Huge Regulation Cuts In 2017: Directors Beware

Published in, Forbes By Stuart R. Levine On January 23, President Donald Trump made a bold statement as one of the first items on his presidential agenda: “cut regulation by 75%, maybe more.” He said that regulations have gotten out […]
January 10, 2017

Want to Keep Your Millennials? Develop them!

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times “The Millennials are coming”, a cry we’ve been hearing for years, has finally come true. Recently, the number of Millennials in the labor market surpassed the other generations to become […]
December 22, 2016

Start Your Year Off Right And Avoid Pointless Meetings

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes I have heard these staggering statistics surrounding unproductive meetings in the past, but they were once again confirmed in a webinar I hosted in November, during which over 100 senior executives were surveyed. […]
November 27, 2016

Don’t Let Yourself Sink In Volatile Times

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes No matter how you voted or didn’t vote this past election, it is clear that both individuals and organizations are going to be experiencing more volatility in their lives. With a new presidency […]
November 14, 2016

Soft Skills Rule

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times A recent LinkedIn study found that of 291 hiring managers surveyed, 59% agreed that finding employees with the right soft skills is much more difficult than finding employees with adequate […]
October 23, 2016

Check Board Performance, Not the Box.

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times In 2004, the NYSE mandated that the boards of all listed companies undertake an annual self-evaluation to gain perspective on how effectively they and their committees are functioning. Many other […]
October 14, 2016

Why You Haven’t Landed A Seat On A Board

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Being invited to serve on a board is a coveted position. It requires thought and planning to become a valued member of any board. It’s not enough to assume that you’re qualified and […]
September 13, 2016

Are You Prepared For Your Next Board Meeting?

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Last year, according to the 2015-2016 NACD Public Company Survey report, directors, on average, spent 248 hours on board-related matters – or approximately one full month a year. Committee Chairs require significantly more time to do […]
August 25, 2016

The Changing Board Relationship with Senior Management

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times The relationship between boards and senior management is changing. Boards’ obligations and their engagement with management have grown in today’s world of increasing complexity and risk. The National Association of […]
July 22, 2016

Open Your Eyes And Learn From Others

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes What pushes people to learn and adapt? What are the things that we can do as leaders to promote strategic thinking and learning? Imagining your future creates innovation. Dreaming creates innovation. Reinvigorating your […]
July 13, 2016

Maximizing Organizational Potential Through Learning

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The CU Times In his 1990 book “The Fifth Discipline”, Peter Senge coined the term learning organization: “Organizations where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and […]
July 12, 2016

The Key Ingredients for the Perfect Team

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Although most organizational experts agree that teamwork is important to organizational success and profitability, its significance has ballooned over recent years. A recent article in the Harvard Business Review cited […]
June 25, 2016

Apps Mirror Organizational Culture

By Stuart R. Levine Published in The Credit Union Times Can your Smartphone apps give you insights about organizational culture? How will the ubiquitous nature of the Internet continue to change your relationship to your customers? How might these tools […]
June 23, 2016

The Only Constant Is Change: Learn How To Thrive Through Corporate Transitions

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes An issue that keeps people up at night is, how do I continue to build my career when there is a transaction or a transition of leadership at the top? A Strategy& study, PWC’s […]
May 31, 2016

Don’t Let Your Genes Predetermine Your Destiny For Success

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes It’s time to slow down. Before you can truly think clearly and strategically, you must first take care of yourself. In this column, I’m going to try to connect a few dots that will […]
May 25, 2016

CEOs’ Increasing Focus on Values and Trust

By Stuart R. Levine Published in The Credit Union Times Business leaders feel that their organizations are increasingly under threat today as uncertainty from market and political challenges seem more intense and issues of trust are more pronounced. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ recent […]
May 24, 2016

Lead, Don’t Manage Change

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Credit Union Times Experts estimate that the success rate of major change efforts in organizations is only between 30% – 54%. When a change effort fails, it not only results in financial losses, but […]
May 9, 2016

Cybersecurity Threats Are Real: You And Your Organization Could Be In Danger

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Last week I moderated an NACD Boardroom Excellence webinar in partnership with Broadridge Financial Solutions that focused on the issue of cybersecurity. Approximately 200 directors representing various corporations participated. The data shared was […]
April 8, 2016

Want To Be More Productive, Be Grateful!

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times What makes you happy? Is it a brand new car, a new pair of shoes or a new friend? They say money can’t buy happiness, but studies show perhaps being […]
March 30, 2016

Building Your Experience Through Board Service

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Building Your Experience through Board Service There is an African proverb which reads, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” The wisdom contained in […]