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  • The Talent Dilemma
    Posted on Jan 20th, 2015
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    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Planning for, managing and developing your organization’s talent are among the most important responsibilities of boards and senior leadership. Everyone knows that top employees are your greatest asset, so it’s important to get this right.  In engaging the board, the CEO and Chief Human Resource […]


  • A Growth Mindset Increases Opportunities
    Posted on Jan 13th, 2015
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    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Is your mindset supporting your success?  Are you pushing your learning well beyond your comfort zone?  Is your curiosity causing you to take intellectual risks in order to grow? Will just reading this piece help you to become smarter, more talented and more effective? How […]


  • Boost Productivity and Financials through Effective Meeting Management
    Posted on Oct 27th, 2014
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    Published In, The Credit Union Times By Stuart R. Levine Time is one of your organization’s most valuable resources and meetings represent a significant portion of your employees’ time.  Harvard Business Review studies have shown that the best-performing companies in terms of return on capital, operating margin and revenue growth were those whose employees managed […]


  • Courage Makes Innovation Possible
    Posted on Sep 9th, 2014
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    By, Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Having the courage to do what is right is more critical today than ever.  In today’s business climate, every organization must be entrepreneurial, nimble and take smart risks just to survive. However, the hyper-fast world is getting more complex and uncertain, creating greater fear in […]


  • Hiring and Promoting Based on Potential
    Posted on Aug 28th, 2014
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    By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times CEOs recognize that building and maintaining the pipeline of emergent senior management is getting more difficult.  PricewaterhouseCoopers in a recent survey of CEOs discovered that they have a serious concern about the future availability of talent at all levels. There is global competition for talent […]


  • The Skills Required for Emergent Leadership
    Posted on May 2nd, 2014
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    By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times Emergent leadership is defined by “google search” as a type of leadership in which a group member is not appointed or elected to the leadership role; rather, leadership develops over time as a result of the group’s interaction.  The most successful companies are focused on […]


  • Women: An Economic Force for Productivity, Performance
    Posted on Feb 19th, 2014
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By, Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Imagine a market demographic with huge, even dominant buying capacity. Think of a labor and leadership force that represents the majority of those completing higher education. What if this demographic was underrepresented in senior management and that research indicated that increased representation could improve organizational […]


  • Diversity, Inclusion Boost Innovation, Organizational Strength
    Posted on Jan 20th, 2014
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    Today’s Leader Needs to Build, Maintain Culture of Respect By, Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Building and maintaining a culture that supports diversity and inclusion is the role of today’s leader. This includes recruiting, valuing and respecting people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Rapidly changing demographics affect not only the […]


  • Setting The Stage for Innovation and Success
    Posted on Sep 26th, 2013

    Written by, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times Innovation is one of the most important issues for credit unions. It is the key to growth and critical for the execution of long term strategies – created by listening to employees and members, collaborative thinking and trust. In discussions with credit union clients, […]


  • Making the Most of Meetings
    Posted on Aug 5th, 2013
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, Credit Union Times Effective communication, especially related to meetings, increases productivity, saves time and most importantly strengthens organizational leadership capacity. Surveys of executives show that they can spend up to 40% or 50% of their time in meetings. Furthermore many executives observe that up to 50% of the time […]