Cut to the Chase™


Stuart Levine & Associates’ Strategic Implementation programs are based upon these 100 concise and invaluable rules for getting things done, advancing in your career and having a more creative and balanced life.

By embracing these concepts, leaders and teams have improved their productivity, effectiveness and alignment resulting in more satisfied clients and customers.

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(Available in Hardcover, E-book and Audio CD formats).
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Praise for Cut to the Chase™:

“Invaluable leadership advice on how to become more effective and efficient!” – Edward D. Miller, President and CEO AXA Financial, Inc.

“The rule ‘You’re killing me’ alone is worth the price of admission.  Half the rules in this book we use every day in serving our members and aligning our employees with our missions.” – Kirk Kordeleski, President and CEO, Bethpage Federal Credit Union.

“Clear, concise, with a crucial message for anyone looking to succeed in business.”– Richard Silverman, Vice Chairman Wealth & Investment Management, Bank of America.

“Cut to the Chase will enable readers to get their priorities straight, and help them make better decisions.”– Clark Winter, Chief Global Investment Strategist, Citigroup Global Wealth Management

“This great book shows you how to work hard and get more done, so you’ll have more time to spend on other things in your life, from family to friends to personal passions and outside interests. A vital message for everyone today.”
– Helene Fortunoff, Former President, Fortunoff Fine Jewelry

“These practical strategies provide a powerful roadmap for focused and effective communication. It is a book that all of us should read at least once a year.” – Jon R. Cohen, M.D. Chief Medical Officer, North Shore-LIJ Health System, Former candidate for Lieutenant Governor, New York State

“Cut to the Chase offers 100 very useful managerial ideas in compact, punchy form. It’s terrific!” – Josh Weston, Honorary Chairman of the Board, Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

“Stuart Levine’s rules get results. This is a book to be read, re-read, and most of all, used.” – Jim D’Addario, Chairman and CEO, J. D’Addario & Company, Inc.

“Extremely valuable advice on the importance of clear, intelligent communication and action. I only wish I had this book 20 years ago!”– Raymond S. Troubh, Director of the Year, 2003, National Association of Corporate Directors

“An exceptional book for those who want to excel in their career, and live a balanced life.” – Sam Williamson, Vice President, Systems & Technology Group, Americas IBM

“If everything is important, nothing is. Stuart Levine has consistently demonstrated his ability to focus clients and associates on what really matters and on getting the right things done fast.”– Larry Tarica, President, Jimlar Corporation

“Cut to the Chase is a powerful tool that has helped our union communicate more effectively, take swifter action and get better results! A real gem!”– John R. Durso, President, Long Island Federation of Labor AFL CIO, President, Local 338, RWDSU, UFCW

“Cut to the Chase tells you how to work and live more productively – and achieve a happier, more fulfilling life.” – Dr. Gregory H. Williams, President, The City College of New York, Author, Life on the Color Line

“If your goal is to be responsive to client needs, get desired results, and lead a more productive life, read this invaluable book.”– Paul D. McKinnis, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry International

“PAC or ‘point accepted’ is but one of the time-saving tools Stuart Levine has shared that we use every day to keep communication crisp and moving along.”– Ronald A. Malone, Chairman and CEO, Gentiva Health Services

“In selling, time is money; you must be able to express yourself in clear terms. This book is a career home run.”– Charles Shor, President and CEO, Duro Bag Manufacturing Company

“Cut to the Chase is full of great lessons about how to set expectations and communicate clearly up and down the organization.”– Michael Dowling, President and CEO, North Shore-LIJ Health System

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