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  • How To Create Sustainable Cultures That Are Accretive To Shareholders
    Posted on Nov 11th, 2019

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in Forbes A company’s intangible assets, including talent and culture, are now estimated to make up 52% of a company’s market value and for some companies it can be as high as 90%.* Companies like State Street, BlackRock and Vanguard are actively focused on these issues. On September 18, 2019 […]


  • Create A Culture Of Engagement To Achieve Real Results
    Posted on Sep 12th, 2019

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Measuring is paramount when you’re trying to create change and improvement. It’s the only way to identify gaps and close them. In trying to create a healthy culture within your work environment to achieve employee engagement, outstanding performance and results, it’s critical to measure your culture on an […]


  • A Superb Strategy Without The Culture To Support It Leads To Failure
    Posted on Jun 26th, 2019

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes Senior leadership’s continual focus on strategy is fundamental to the operation of business. Still, a brilliant business strategy without the culture to implement it is a fool’s errand. The most important thing that leaders can do is to listen, engage team members, attract and retain the best talent, […]


  • Choose Happiness
    Posted on Dec 21st, 2017

    Published in, CU Times By Stuart R. Levine In my decades of working with CEOs, and in occupying the position myself, maximizing the CEO’s positive effect on the culture organization is always on my mind. We know that there is “no one size fits all” approach to leadership, yet I do see how much an […]


  • The Continuing Quest for Culture
    Posted on Dec 18th, 2017

    Published in, CU Times By Stuart R. Levine In the many conferences attended this past quarter, from the NACD’s Global Board Leaders’ Summit “RE:defining VALUE” to the List Sell Negotiate 2017 in Sydney, Australia, the themes of leadership, people, innovation and culture were top of mind. How to cope with the oncoming tsunami waves of […]


  • Millennials and Gen Z: Credit Union Values Matter
    Posted on Oct 25th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times The mission and values of the credit union industry over the last 170 years, has always been expressed in the service brought to its members. The first credit unions were founded on the ideals of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality and solidarity. They were imbued with […]


  • Learning Cultures Drive Business Impact
    Posted on Sep 13th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times The strength of an organization’s learning culture can be the single biggest driver of business impact. In a learning culture, people develop their abilities, their technical skills improve and career advancement occurs. Learning and development professionals are leading the charge to make sure their companies […]


  • Hold Your CEO Accountable
    Posted on Jul 28th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Industries have always faced challenges in the marketplace, but today they are under stress like never before. Advances in technology have ushered in dramatic changes, remaking traditional industries like energy, retail, journalism and medicine. Even cutting-edge technology companies that themselves are disruptors, are in a continuous state of […]


  • Culture: The #1 Human Capital Challenge
    Posted on May 6th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times A recent study conducted jointly by the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and the Columbia Business School, found that 85% of executives feel their culture isn’t where it needs to be. This fact, combined with numerous studies finding a strong correlation between a […]


  • A Look Into The Gates Foundation Leading Culture
    Posted on Mar 6th, 2017

    Published In, Forbes By, Stuart R. Levine According to Steven Rice, chief human resources officer at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, culture is one of the most important areas that HR executives are focused on now. With approximately 1,500 global employees, providing $5.5 billion of investments per year, this is quite a legacy for the […]