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  • Are You Prepared For Your Next Board Meeting?
    Posted on Sep 13th, 2016

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Last year, according to the 2015-2016 NACD Public Company Survey report, directors, on average, spent 248 hours on board-related matters – or approximately one full month a year. Committee Chairs require significantly more time to do the job well. This trend has been increasing since 2007. Strategy has always been one […]

  • Cybersecurity Threats Are Real: You And Your Organization Could Be In Danger
    Posted on May 9th, 2016
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Last week I moderated an NACD Boardroom Excellence webinar in partnership with Broadridge Financial Solutions that focused on the issue of cybersecurity. Approximately 200 directors representing various corporations participated. The data shared was unnerving and troubling in its scope and implications. The cybersecurity statistics are jarring. In an […]

  • Building Your Experience Through Board Service
    Posted on Mar 30th, 2016
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes Building Your Experience through Board Service There is an African proverb which reads, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” The wisdom contained in those words underscores the importance of learning how to build relationships, promote teamwork, and gain […]

  • Exposing The Dirty Truth About Governance
    Posted on Jan 26th, 2016
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Insights There is increased conversation regarding governance and its impact on shareholder value.  To participate requires clear thinking and crisp communication.  Let’s start by understanding that any good decision-making process requires timely information that is presented in a coherent and effective manner.  When we talk about organizational culture, […]

  • Stuart Featured in NACD Directorship on Shareholder Communication
    Posted on Nov 30th, 2015

    Read Stuart’s interview with NACD on the complexities of shareholder communication in the modern era.

  • The Board Challenge – Cybersecurity
    Posted on Nov 29th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    Published in, The Credit Union Times By Stuart R. Levine Our hyperconnected world poses a governance and oversight challenge for boards.  Regardless of the industry or size, every organization is truly vulnerable to threats to its intellectual property and data.  One misstep can cause untold costs from compromised data, loss of customer trust, diminished competitive […]

  • Is Your Organization Adequately Protecting Its Assets?
    Posted on Nov 13th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Are your board and senior leadership adequately protecting your organization’s most valuable assets including your data and intellectual property?  Board oversight, senior management leadership and a culture of engagement will go a long way to address this serious problem.  When a mindset of data protection […]

  • Special Committees Won’t Prevent Cyber Attacks
    Posted on Oct 12th, 2015
    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 […]

  • Stuart Quoted in NACD Directorship Magazine
    Posted on Mar 17th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    Stuart has been quoted in NACD Directorship magazine in the article, “How Healthy Board Culture is Critical to the Success of Small-Cap Companies” stating, “Small-cap companies should embrace the fundamentals of executive session at every meeting.” This allows questions to be fully explored in an atmosphere of trust and privacy. “They should also conduct an […]

  • Stuart Quoted in NASDAQ White Paper on Strategic Communication
    Posted on Mar 9th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Governance

    Stuart R. Levine has been quoted in NASDAQ’s recently published white paper on strategic communication saying, “CEOs who commit to conversations prior to every board meeting with each director, to discuss concerns and gather input, understand that communication between the board and the CEO is critical to achieving a strong culture of trust.” To read […]