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June 30, 2018

Annual Reviews Lower Employee Engagement

Published in, Forbes By, Stuart R. Levine Prepare your employees to be coached and your managers to become effective coaches. Employees don’t want annual reviews. They want more coaching , feedback and talent development focused on their strengths. A culture of engagement starts […]
March 21, 2018

Motivated Employees Are Key To Your Company’s Success In The Digital Age

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Have you noticed how increasing percentages of television commercials and print ads seem to have a digital component as part of the product pitch? Whether it’s apps, websites, artificial intelligence or even virtual […]
February 20, 2018

The Danger Of Not Understanding Blockchain And Its Impact

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes The press surrounding the wild ride of Bitcoin’s valuation mostly misses the larger story of blockchain, the transformational technology that underpins Bitcoin. Companies that work to stay ahead of consumer and client expectations appreciate […]
December 11, 2017

Embrace Change Or Get Left Behind

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Rethinking opportunity and change were repeating themes running through many events I have attended in the last quarter. AI and ESG’s impact on corporations are at the center of people’s minds. Executive teams are […]
November 13, 2017

Increase Your Impact Through Storytelling

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times For millennia stories have transmitted human experience. Storytelling simplifies complexity and helps us make sense of the world. Stories help us empathize with others. They make us feel a part […]
October 25, 2017

Success Needs A Strong Story

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes If a picture is worth a thousand words, then how many PowerPoint slides is a compelling story worth? Storytelling makes business come to life. Our brains are organized to respond to them and to […]
July 22, 2017

Employee Development for Engagement and Purpose

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, CU Times An overwhelming number of companies use annual or semi-annual performance appraisals that focus on ratings and employee weaknesses, without commensurate tools to engage or develop their employees. Furthermore, too many managers believe that […]
June 24, 2017

Stop Tracking Employees And Start Inspiring Them

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Are your performance evaluations improving your organizational culture? Do you think evaluation systems really engage people, make them feel heard and help them to grow? An overwhelming number of companies review their people infrequently, […]
June 12, 2017

Cognitive Awareness for Better Decisions

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times  Emotional intelligence, self-awareness and commitment to understanding others are traits of a good leader. These leaders make sound decisions based on best available data. But what if the natural automatic […]
February 7, 2017

Get a Pit in Your Stomach

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times When you get a pit in your stomach, it means you have the courage to step out of your comfort zone. Get used to this feeling, as it’s where you […]
February 6, 2017

The Future in Your Hands

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times At times it feels like the future has arrived in the palm of our hands. Other times, it seems like we are captives of our devices. The iPhone is now […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]