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Continuous learning for personal growth.

February 8, 2012

We’re proud to support Montefiore Medical Center and The Care Management Company in their ACO Pioneer Initiative

Our client, Montefiore Medical Center and The Care Management Company has been selected as one of the premier healthcare organizations nationwide to participate in the ACO Pioneer Initiative sponsored by CMS. We are proud to support the leadership in this […]
February 5, 2012

Heads Up: Time to start connecting the dots

As we begin the new year, most CEOs and C-Suite executives are thinking about how to strengthen the leadership team and management to best execute on strategy. Some leaders may have the “gene” that inspires them to naturally keep learning […]
December 5, 2011

Can You Learn as Fast as the World is Changing?

As we go deep into the fourth quarter of this year, I’d like to reflect upon lessons learned as well as thoughts for the new year and beyond. This morning, after Thanksgiving day, I walked through my rose garden. In […]
October 27, 2011

Creating Value in a Deleveraging World

As I reflect on my travels to over 20 cities in 2011, I am struck by a conversation I’d like to share with you.  Upon arriving late one evening in Las Vegas to speak at a credit union conference, I […]
September 19, 2011

Ensuring a Successful Merger

Our firm recently facilitated the successful merger of two credit unions.  One of the fundamental issues that we focused on was the ability of the post merger team to quickly establish and maintain productive working relationships with employees and the […]
June 16, 2011

Trends Support Need for Transformational Governance

Last week I attended a conference in New York City hosted by the National Association of Corporate Directors.  Core to this organization is the belief in education of directors who serve shareholders and other important stakeholders. Here are some directional […]
May 18, 2011

The Collaborative & Innovative Strategic Leader

Having just returned from NACUSO’s 2011 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, I thought it would be appropriate to share some perspective on current issues and trends that will impact your credit union and its ability to survive and thrive. Gigi […]
May 6, 2011

Information Explosion Favors Creative Leadership

This past year IBM released it fourth edition of their biennial Global CEO Study series entitled,  “Capitalizing on Complexity.”  Over 1500 global CEOs were interviewed in person, throughout 60 countries and across 33 industries.   The insights gained from this study […]
April 13, 2011

Capitalizing on Complexity

I’ve spent the last two months with clients on the road visiting eight cities in the United States and making two trips to Europe. My meetings stimulated some thoughts that I would like to share with you. Michael Dowling (CEO […]
April 7, 2011

One Leadership Lesson: The Learning Never Stops

This past month, I was invited to deliver a leadership presentation to a group of international business students at Stony Brook University at the request of a business colleague I have known for over 25 years.  These exchanges of content […]
March 11, 2011

The Leader’s and Director’s Role in Managing Risk

As the snow from this very harsh winter begins to melt, those of us who are golfers begin the transition from the winter doldrums to a hopeful new season.  One way to prepare your body and your mind is to […]
February 11, 2011

How to Create Strategic Plans that Engage the Team

Many organizations today should revisit their strategic plan and the process that built the direction.  Strategic planning processes can be delivered in many different ways.  It’s important to align the team, and start the discussion with independent data about customer […]
January 14, 2011

Continuous Learning Drives Innovation and Results

In our many years of operating a strategic planning firm, one incredible truth has emerged. The commitment to continually learn defines whether people and teams have the energy to innovate and develop strategies that achieve results. As the world continues to evolve economically and politically, global […]