EduLeader Articles

Continuous learning for personal growth.

November 21, 2013

Governance Requires Quality Recruitment

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times It was a privilege to speak at the recent national conference of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, a non-profit organization of corporate secretaries and business executives involved […]
November 14, 2013

CEO Coaching: Experience Counts

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times Stanford Business School recently surveyed more than 200 CEOs, board directors and senior executives of North American public and private companies and found that nearly all the CEOs surveyed thought […]
September 26, 2013

Setting The Stage for Innovation and Success

Written by, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times Innovation is one of the most important issues for credit unions. It is the key to growth and critical for the execution of long term strategies – created by […]
September 18, 2013

Technology and People are Both Strategic Priorities

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in Credit Union Times We continue to address foundational ways to increase leadership capacity by focusing on mission, ethics and values and innovation. Combined with effective strategic communication, leaders establish trust, engagement, accountability and collaboration […]
August 5, 2013

Making the Most of Meetings

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, Credit Union Times Effective communication, especially related to meetings, increases productivity, saves time and most importantly strengthens organizational leadership capacity. Surveys of executives show that they can spend up to 40% or 50% of […]
June 13, 2013

Service-Profit Chain Empowers Employees

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times I advise clients to focus on “Putting the Customer in Control”. To do so in a service economy, leaders must focus on both employees facing the customer as well as […]
May 2, 2013

Why Boards Should Take Risk Oversight Role More Seriously

Published in, Agenda By, Stuart R. Levine Stuart Levine is a director at Broadridge Financial Solutions and the founder of Stuart Levine & Associates, a management consultancy. Over the past two years, scandals in the athletic departments at both Rutgers […]
April 11, 2013

How Zara Took Customer Focus to New Heights

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in Credit Union Times Zara is the flagship store of the Inditex group, the world’s largest clothing retailer. The company is an excellent example of how putting the customer in control, having collaboration infused into […]
March 9, 2013

Leaders Lean Forward into Opportunities Ahead

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in Credit Union Times This past Sunday, we watched the news talk shows featuring various governmental leaders from both sides of the aisle explain their positions on sequestration and its implications for the U.S economy.  […]
February 7, 2013

Webcast on Board Compensation Committees with NACD

Click on the link below to view Stuart R. Levine, Director at Broadridge Financial and Blair Jones from Semler Brossy discuss the conversations compensation committees should be having to establish optimum remuneration plans.
January 9, 2013

Regulation, Communication, Trust and Ethics All Linked

Published in Credit Union Times By, Stuart R. Levine The full effect of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) is still to be felt in the financial sector. Dodd-Frank creates an environment of increased […]
December 12, 2012

Sandy Power Crisis Highlights Governance Failures

Published in Agenda By Stuart R. Levine Hurricane Sandy created mass disruption in the Northeast as people were displaced from their homes, suffered catastrophic flooding and lost electricity on a historic scale.  While New Jersey Governor Chris Christie received high […]
December 12, 2012

Creating the Right Leadership for the Future

Published in the Credit Union Times By, Stuart R. Levine This past month during our firm’s Senior Leadership Team meeting, we watched a video from featuring Liane Hornsey, Vice President, Operations at Google.   The smartest CEOs and their teams […]
November 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy’s Direct Hit on Humanity and Resulting Economic Devastation

By, Stuart R. Levine The hurricane has had a profound impact on the five boroughs of New York City, particularly Staten Island, as well as much of New Jersey, Long Island and Connecticut.  As I write this article on Saturday, […]
October 4, 2012

Innovation the Key to Future Growth

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in Credit Union Times October 2012 This past month at the Credit Union Leadership Forum’s Edu-Leader® Leadership Learning Series we focused on Innovation.  I thought it would be valuable to share some of the day’s […]
August 8, 2012

The 50,000 Challenge Revisited

By Stuart R. Levine It’s Sunday, and I’m reading the newspapers and watching the talk shows, trying to digest the political commentary that consumes all of us. My perception and conclusion is that based on the content and the harsh […]
July 27, 2012

50,000 Challenge: Creating Internship Opportunities at Credit Unions

As the presidential campaign intensifies, I am struck by the common sense opportunity for all of us in the credit union world to come together and start to turn this country around. There is a practical way that we, as […]
July 19, 2012

Death of the Salesmen: Ending the Banking-Advisory Culture Clash

Stuart R. Levine is interviewed by Bank Investment Consultant for their lead cover story entitled, “Death of the Salesman: Ending the Banking-Advisory Culture Clash.” Read the PDF. By, Brendan Sheehan Published July 1, 2012 The world of personal finance is […]
July 10, 2012

Credit Union Leadership Forum 2012 Launch

Strategic Insights for CEO’s & Credit Union Board Members Why do you need the Credit Union Leadership Forum? In recent years, the U.S. economy has experienced the most devastating recession in the history of the country. Credit unions and their […]
July 10, 2012

Focus on Leadership Fundamentals

The most successful leaders I know understand and live by fundamental leadership principles with both discipline and focus.  They commit to continuous learning and strive to have their behaviors serve as a reflection of their values —  setting  the standard […]