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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. […]
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 […]
December 21, 2017

Choose Happiness

Published in, CU Times By Stuart R. Levine In my decades of working with CEOs, and in occupying the position myself, maximizing the CEO’s positive effect on the culture organization is always on my mind. We know that there is […]
December 18, 2017

The Continuing Quest for Culture

Published in, CU Times By Stuart R. Levine In the many conferences attended this past quarter, from the NACD’s Global Board Leaders’ Summit “RE:defining VALUE” to the List Sell Negotiate 2017 in Sydney, Australia, the themes of leadership, people, innovation […]
October 25, 2017

Millennials and Gen Z: Credit Union Values Matter

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times The mission and values of the credit union industry over the last 170 years, has always been expressed in the service brought to its members. The first credit unions were […]
September 13, 2017

Learning Cultures Drive Business Impact

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times The strength of an organization’s learning culture can be the single biggest driver of business impact. In a learning culture, people develop their abilities, their technical skills improve and career advancement […]
May 6, 2017

Culture: The #1 Human Capital Challenge

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times A recent study conducted jointly by the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and the Columbia Business School, found that 85% of executives feel their culture isn’t where it […]
March 6, 2017

A Look Into The Gates Foundation Leading Culture

Published In, Forbes By, Stuart R. Levine According to Steven Rice, chief human resources officer at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, culture is one of the most important areas that HR executives are focused on now. With approximately 1,500 global […]
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. […]
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 […]
September 28, 2015

The Link Between Values, Culture and Profits

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times It has been shown that most organizations hire employees for the skills they possess, yet fire employees for poor behavior. Even worse is when poor behavior is tolerated to the […]
August 13, 2015

A Culture of Engagement Drives Profitability

By Stuart R. Levine Chairman and CEO, Stuart Levine & Associates and EduLeader LLC Published In, The Credit Union Times According to the Gallup organization, only 35% of U.S. managers are engaged in their jobs. This shocking statistic infers that […]
July 30, 2015

Teamwork and Strategic Communication Drive Outcomes

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times In the successful implementation and sustainability of any project, whether it be a patient’s recovery from a chronic illness or a complex project with significant funding, roll-outs often fall short […]
April 17, 2015

Soft Skills Deliver Hard Results

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times What traits and behaviors will impact your success as a leader and the ability of your organization to successfully transform itself?  Can these behaviors be learned? An ever-increasing number of […]
April 15, 2015

Culture Drives Success

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Does your organization’s culture affect its success?  You bet it does.  Culture is the set of norms and values that are widely shared and strongly held throughout the organization.  Study […]
January 20, 2015

The Talent Dilemma

By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Planning for, managing and developing your organization’s talent are among the most important responsibilities of boards and senior leadership. Everyone knows that top employees are your greatest asset, so it’s […]
November 27, 2014

Get Back to Mission

Published In, The Credit Union Times By Stuart R. Levine “We now know there is a leadership and integrity problem among some of the leaders of our health care facilities, which can and must be fixed.  That breach of integrity […]
June 12, 2014

“Silence Kills” — Is Your Culture Facing Problems Head-On?

By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times “Literally, silence can kill,” said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx at a press conference on May 16, 2014, as he announced the maximum legal penalty of $35 million against General Motors.  […]
March 23, 2012

Board Culture Strengthened by Learning

This past year I travelled 300,000 miles globally . The experience helped me connect dots that have serious consequences for business strategy and succession planning. It also reinforced a central theme that is emerging for all of us on boards: […]