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  • Don’t Get Left Behind on ESG
    Posted on Aug 23rd, 2021

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes The election of three activist directors to Exxon’s Board was an eye-opener for many senior managers and C-suite executives. Yet for others it was not surprising. Numerous reports have shown that attention to climate change, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility have been, and are becoming even more, important […]


  • Is Your Board Operating at Peak Performance?
    Posted on Aug 20th, 2021

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, CUInsight Your credit union’s members have a real interest in having your board function at peak performance. Sound governance is the foundation of board performance that results in long-term value creation and resilience. The serious responsibility of board governance starts with nominating and electing high quality directors, who express […]


  • Time to Consider Not-For-Profit Board Service
    Posted on May 3rd, 2021

    Published in, Forbes Stuart R. Levine, Chairman and CEO, Stuart Levine & Associates LLC  The pandemic has caused leaders to rethink their potential and the impact they can have in their communities.  Volunteering to serve on not-for-profit boards will emerge as an important trend in the next twelve months. They will bring with them business experience, […]


  • 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 […]


  • Stuart Writes For NACD Directorship On Board Diversification
    Posted on Oct 20th, 2019

  • Do Not Rely On Annual Reviews To Effectively Develop Leadership
    Posted on May 29th, 2019

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Employees are on the move and they know they have options. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports voluntary job change is increasing, and last year non-retirement voluntary turnover was at 15.5%. A recent Gallup global employee survey reported that 51% of employees said they are actively looking for a […]


  • 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 […]


  • The Danger Of Not Embracing ESG
    Posted on Jan 16th, 2018

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Corporations are now moving from an increasing awareness of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) to a more proactive stance. Directors are considering what impact ESG has on their role in overseeing strategy and succession planning. The catalyst for this thinking is coming from investors and stakeholders. They are […]


  • Are You Preparing for the Blockchain Tsunami?
    Posted on Jan 9th, 2018

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times For credit union boards and executives, the greatest risk is not being adequately informed and not taking action, and then becoming overwhelmed by a tsunami of change. Blockchain technology could just be that huge wave on the horizon. For board members and those in or […]