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  • Stuart Contributes to The Directors Chair on Board Culture Change
    Posted on Oct 6th, 2019

    Published in NACD The Director’s Chair  


  • Stuart Contributes To Agenda On Board Struggles With Culture Metrics
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    Boards Struggle With Culture Metrics By Amanda Gerut September 23, 2019 As boards grow increasingly aware of the importance of gauging and understanding company culture, directors are working with management teams to determine which data points can best unearth and root out culture problems before they can fester and thwart strategic initiatives. Recent research published […]


  • Strategic Planning that Strengthens Your Culture
    Posted on Apr 4th, 2019

    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 to enhance it also enhances the opportunity for financial return. Smart leaders use the planning […]


  • Engage Investors With Longer Term Strategy
    Posted on Jan 30th, 2019

    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 inadequate attention to strategy, business fundamentals and enduring value creation. In fact, empirical evidence demonstrates […]


  • A Succession Plan Where Everybody Wins
    Posted on Dec 20th, 2018

    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, only 14% felt they did it well. Succession planning is a thorny problem because it […]


  • Companies Left In The Dark On Customer And Employee Needs
    Posted on Nov 7th, 2018

    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 was innovation, culture and decision-making in the digital age. With the intense focus these days […]


  • The Key Areas Boards Need To Improve Now
    Posted on Oct 25th, 2018

      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 they must make sure management is up to the task. Recent survey data from […]


  • The Impact Of Talent On Strategic Planning
    Posted on Jul 30th, 2018

    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 approach to your talent planning is a “must have” to complement your strategy. The […]


  • Annual Reviews Lower Employee Engagement
    Posted on Jun 30th, 2018

    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 at the top. When senior leadership commits to move from backward looking performance evaluation […]


  • Is Your Board Effectively Managing Risk?
    Posted on May 30th, 2018

    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 industry, there are risks that are shared across organizations globally. And the importance of […]