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  • Culture Drives Results: No One Size Fits All And Employees Get to Choose
    Posted on Oct 12th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Amazon’s success as the first trillion dollar retailer, combined with its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos being named the 4th richest man in America by the recently released Forbes 400 list, certainly draws a lot of attention to this company.  These last few weeks, the spotlight has been […]


  • Special Committees Won’t Prevent Cyber Attacks
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    Related Products & Services: Governance

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in AGENDA Boards need to ensure they have proper oversight of cyber-security issues, but creating another committee will not solve the problem. Directors still need to keep up with the pace of change. Ocean Tomo, a merchant bank specializing in intellectual property, estimates that intangible assets represent 84% of the […]


  • The Link Between Values, Culture and Profits
    Posted on Sep 28th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times It has been shown that most organizations hire employees for the skills they possess, yet fire employees for poor behavior. Even worse is when poor behavior is tolerated to the point of lost productivity and the turnover of “good” employees.  This hiring – firing cycle […]


  • Next Generation CMO: How To Succeed In The Future Of Marketing
    Posted on Sep 14th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes What do collaboration, communication, creativity and flexibility have to do with the role of the CMO?  These top attributes were identified by over 1,500 CEOs in IBM’s “Connect more – Insights from the IBM CEO, CMO and CIO Studies” as the personal skills most needed. The imperatives to engage […]


  • A Culture of Engagement Drives Profitability
    Posted on Aug 13th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Chairman and CEO, Stuart Levine & Associates and EduLeader LLC Published In, The Credit Union Times According to the Gallup organization, only 35% of U.S. managers are engaged in their jobs. This shocking statistic infers that 65% are not engaged, or worse, actively disengaged.  One of the primary roles of managers […]


  • Teamwork and Strategic Communication Drive Outcomes
    Posted on Jul 30th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times In the successful implementation and sustainability of any project, whether it be a patient’s recovery from a chronic illness or a complex project with significant funding, roll-outs often fall short and create either massive losses in investments, financial and human resources or human life for […]


  • Making Effective Leadership Training Investments
    Posted on Jun 21st, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times If you are trying to decipher what good leadership looks like and determine what leadership programs are most effective, you are in good company.  In a recent McKinsey Quarterly article, “Decoding leadership: What really matters,” a survey of 81 global companies, found that over 90% […]


  • The Paucity of Leadership
    Posted on May 19th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times The issue of leadership represents the most pressing challenge for global organizations.  According to Deloitte’s Human Capital Survey, the vast majority of human resources and business leaders (86%) identified leadership as a significant problem and 50% saw this leadership deficit as immediately pressing. Recently, I […]


  • Discipline Breeds Success
    Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Discipline is required to achieve success in business and in life.  Too often the word has a pejorative connotation, but its Latin origin means instruction, knowledge and learning.  Correspondingly, in the language of Emotional Intelligence, the concept involves exercising self-regulation in order to improve.  Discipline […]


  • Soft Skills Deliver Hard Results
    Posted on Apr 17th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times What traits and behaviors will impact your success as a leader and the ability of your organization to successfully transform itself?  Can these behaviors be learned? An ever-increasing number of studies show that people at all organizational levels can improve their careers and ability to […]