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  • Leadership is Responsibility
    Posted on Mar 16th, 2021

    Published in Forbes: Leadership is Responsibility By, Stuart R. Levine “Leadership is responsibility.” Today’s COVID-19 catastrophe makes Peter Drucker’s quote incredibly relevant. As the pandemic radically changes ways that companies do business, people continue to be uncertain about the future. Fear abounds. Leaders are responsible for even more now as their employees, including their senior […]

  • The Board’s Role in Overseeing Risk Has Never Been More Challenging
    Posted on Mar 2nd, 2021

    Published in ForbesBy Stuart R. Levine Every company needs to anticipate customer needs and provide an easy, safe, and secure environment in which to purchase goods and services. State of the art customer service requires constant investment in technology and, most importantly, people. Innovation and advancing technologies bring new ways to serve customers. Data analytics, […]

  • This Is the Moment for a Cultural Reset
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    February 28, 2021 By Stuart R. Levine Published in NACD Online As board members of private companies, now is the time to digest the disruption and pain caused by the global pandemic—to gain perspective, understand the implications for your business, continue to grow, and move forward on the right strategic path. Understanding the reality of […]

  • Smart ESG Drives Business Results
    Posted on Feb 22nd, 2021

    Forbes – Smart ESG Drives Business Results     By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Investors have a growing interest in companies’ ESG measures, which are used to assess the sustainability and societal impact of an organization. ESG elements are important strategic components that drive financial results.  Attention and focus on ESG will strengthen a brand, enrich […]

  • The Pandemic Has Created A New Customer Reality
    Posted on Feb 6th, 2021

    By Stuart Levine Published in, Forbes “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”, a phrase attributed to management guru, Peter Drucker, seems more apt than ever now that technology is accelerating the ability to connect with consumers. On the forefront of this direction is an imperative to define a great consumer experience that is personalized through evolving […]

  • Creating A Culture Of Curiosity And Engagement To Weather The Covid Storm
    Posted on Dec 14th, 2020

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes The Covid-19 crisis will impact business for a while longer, even with a vaccine on the horizon and improved treatments for the disease. Businesses and leaders are recognizing a challenging new normal. The economic outlook is cloudy, and the most successful companies undertake strategic plans accordingly. They need to […]

  • The Digital Revolution Needs The Human Touch
    Posted on Nov 23rd, 2020

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes The Covid-19 crisis is driving how businesses are managing technology and it is accelerating rates of change. The digital revolution is spurring leaders who had been resistant to greater use of digital approaches to now trust them and embrace them. Daily conversations via ZOOM and other digital interfaces […]

  • Employees Must Come First
    Posted on Oct 29th, 2020

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes The Covid-19 pandemic appears to be with us for the foreseeable future, creating a fog of uncertainty for much of the workforce. People have worries about their personal and family health and safety, their children’s education and care, their parent’s well-being, and a lot more. At the same […]

  • Massive Leadership Challenges
    Posted on Sep 30th, 2020

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on society and the workplace are coinciding with a renewed quest for racial equity. There are two related dynamics at play for leaders to consider: One is how employees return safely to the workplace while Covid-19 is still active. The choices leaders […]

  • Crisp, Clear & Direct Communication Is An Imperative
    Posted on Jul 2nd, 2020

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes The Covid-19 forced experiment in off-site work is opening the eyes of both management and employees to its benefits. The pandemic caused a dramatic increase in the number of off-site workers from 31% of U.S. employees in mid-March to more than twice that number in mid-May 2020 (65%), […]