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  • Taking Control of Board Culture and New Realities
    Posted on Aug 20th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Ethical Boardroom, Summer 2017 Directors spend approximately one full month a year on board-related matters. What can you do to assure that your board’s culture is optimal and that this valuable time is maximized effectively? Dysfunctional boards waste time, and, more importantly, dysfunction depletes the organization’s resources through unwise decisions and […]


  • Succession Planning Needs To Be Your Number 1 Priority
    Posted on Jun 5th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Succession planning has always been defined as the number one responsibility of board members followed closely by strategic plan development. KPMG conducted a global survey of 2,300 directors that showed that only 14% of directors had a detailed board succession plan , with no dramatic differences across the developed countries […]


  • Huge Regulation Cuts In 2017: Directors Beware
    Posted on Jan 27th, 2017

    Published in, Forbes By Stuart R. Levine On January 23, President Donald Trump made a bold statement as one of the first items on his presidential agenda: “cut regulation by 75%, maybe more.” He said that regulations have gotten out of control and that with the choice, companies would prefer regulation to tax cuts, but […]


  • Check Board Performance, Not the Box.
    Posted on Oct 23rd, 2016

    By Stuart R. Levine, Published in, The Credit Union Times In 2004, the NYSE mandated that the boards of all listed companies undertake an annual self-evaluation to gain perspective on how effectively they and their committees are functioning. Many other organizations, including credit unions, followed suit as a matter of good governance. Board assessment processes, […]


  • Why You Haven’t Landed A Seat On A Board
    Posted on Oct 14th, 2016

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Being invited to serve on a board is a coveted position. It requires thought and planning to become a valued member of any board. It’s not enough to assume that you’re qualified and ready. It’s critical that you take smart steps to develop your resources and skills into […]


  • Are You Prepared For Your Next Board Meeting?
    Posted on Sep 13th, 2016

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Last year, according to the 2015-2016 NACD Public Company Survey report, directors, on average, spent 248 hours on board-related matters – or approximately one full month a year. Committee Chairs require significantly more time to do the job well. This trend has been increasing since 2007. Strategy has always been one […]


  • Cybersecurity Threats Are Real: You And Your Organization Could Be In Danger
    Posted on May 9th, 2016
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Last week I moderated an NACD Boardroom Excellence webinar in partnership with Broadridge Financial Solutions that focused on the issue of cybersecurity. Approximately 200 directors representing various corporations participated. The data shared was unnerving and troubling in its scope and implications. The cybersecurity statistics are jarring. In an […]


  • Building Your Experience Through Board Service
    Posted on Mar 30th, 2016
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Building Your Experience through Board Service There is an African proverb which reads, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” The wisdom contained in those words underscores the importance of learning how to build relationships, promote teamwork, and gain […]


  • Exposing The Dirty Truth About Governance
    Posted on Jan 26th, 2016
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Insights There is increased conversation regarding governance and its impact on shareholder value.  To participate requires clear thinking and crisp communication.  Let’s start by understanding that any good decision-making process requires timely information that is presented in a coherent and effective manner.  When we talk about organizational culture, […]


  • Stuart Featured in NACD Directorship on Shareholder Communication
    Posted on Nov 30th, 2015

    Read Stuart’s interview with NACD on the complexities of shareholder communication in the modern era.


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