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May 31, 2020

Hope and Trust Are the Antidote to Fear

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Leaders show their values through their actions and words. Leadership and values are inseparably linked. Today, it seems that among personal and organizational values, trust is paramount. Covid-19 is now ravaging the ways […]
April 13, 2020

Worried About Personal and Organizational Productivity and Effectiveness In A Chaotic COVID-19 World

By Stuart Levine Published In, Forbes What if certain unwitting habits were limiting or reducing your productivity and ability to engage with colleagues and customers? Senior leadership must be vigilant to make sure this is not happening despite the fact […]
March 30, 2020

Resiliency Matters in A Crisis

Published in, Forbes By Stuart R. Levine We are living in a new reality.  The global COVID-19 virus is redefining words like disruption, economic and personal survival.  Questions are now being raised in the United States about the ability for […]
February 20, 2020

Are Leadership Meeting Habits Destroying Engagement?

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes What if certain unwitting habits of your top leadership are limiting or reducing your employees’ engagement? Senior leadership must be vigilant to make sure this is not the case. Yet, there is ample […]
January 25, 2020

Diversity Confirmed To Boost Innovation And Financial Results

Published in, Forbes By Stuart R. Levine “Diverse and inclusive cultures are providing companies with a competitive edge over their peers.” This quote summarizes conclusions from The Wall Street Journal’s first corporate ranking that examined diversity and inclusion among S&P 500 companies. […]
December 26, 2019

Strategy As Effective Risk Mitigation In a Rapidly Changing Marketplace

PUBLISHED IN NJ BANKER, DIRECTORS’ CORNER PAUL AGUGGIA | PARTNER | HOLLAND & KNIGHT STUART R. LEVINE | CHAIRMAN & CEO | STUART LEVINE & ASSOCIATES In May, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released its Semiannual […]
November 27, 2019

How To Create Sustainable Cultures That Are Accretive To Shareholders

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes A company’s intangible assets, including talent and culture, are now estimated to make up 52% of a company’s market value and for some companies it can be as high as 90%.* Companies like […]
October 13, 2019

Create A Culture Of Engagement To Achieve Real Results

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Measuring is paramount when you’re trying to create change and improvement. It’s the only way to identify gaps and close them. In trying to create a healthy culture within your work environment to […]
July 13, 2019

Rest For Success

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Perpetual movement without rest decreases productivity . In reality, it yields the opposite. Working without downtime, reduces efficiency and creativity and often invites emotional, psychological, and physical stress. The brain needs downtime to remain […]
June 27, 2019

A Superb Strategy Without The Culture To Support It Leads To Failure

By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Senior leadership’s continual focus on strategy is fundamental to the operation of business. Still, a brilliant business strategy without the culture to implement it is a fool’s errand. The most important thing that […]
May 29, 2019

Do Not Rely On Annual Reviews To Effectively Develop Leadership

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Employees are on the move and they know they have options. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports voluntary job change is increasing, and last year non-retirement voluntary turnover was at 15.5%. A recent […]
April 13, 2019

Strategic Planning that Strengthens Your Culture

Published in, Forbes By Stuart R. Levine Not every senior leader thinks about their strategic planning process as an opportunity to enhance their organizational culture. However, your culture is the key to moving the needle on revenues, and every opportunity […]
February 25, 2019

Outperform With A Growth Mindset Culture

By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Management guru Peter Drucker reportedly claimed: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, notably updates Drucker with: “ The C in CEO is for curator of culture .” Like Drucker, Nadella recognizes that […]
January 30, 2019

Engage Investors With Longer Term Strategy

Published in, Forbes By Stuart R. Levine There is positive change happening in the business world as more and more companies and investors adopt a longer-term holistic view of investment return. There’s increasing awareness that excessive concentration on short-term earnings causes […]
December 20, 2018

A Succession Plan Where Everybody Wins

By, Stuart R Levine Published in, Forbes   Succession planning is a major challenge for most companies. A recent study by Deloitte Insights (DI) found that although 86% of the leaders they surveyed thought succession planning was urgent or important, […]
November 7, 2018

Companies Left In The Dark On Customer And Employee Needs

By, Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes This past summer we had the pleasure of inviting Jason Washing, Google’s Director of Global Partnerships – News, Publishing and Local Media, to participate in our Passageways learning webinars. The topic for discussion […]
October 25, 2018

The Key Areas Boards Need To Improve Now

By, Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes The expectations and demands on board members and boards have never been greater. With the rapidly evolving business environment and industry disruption affecting all companies, directors must work hard to stay current and […]
July 30, 2018

The Impact Of Talent On Strategic Planning

Published in, Forbes By, Stuart R. Levine Is your organization planning its current and future talent needs with the same level of energy devoted to its strategic plan? Your human capital plan must fit hand-in-glove with your strategic plan. A disciplined […]
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 […]
May 30, 2018

Is Your Board Effectively Managing Risk?

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Prioritizing risks is critical for any organization. Disruptive innovation is driving cyber threats and having cultures that are resistant to change is a major risk as well. Although evolving risks may vary based upon […]