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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Culture Drives Success
    Posted on Apr 15th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Does your organization’s culture affect its success?  You bet it does.  Culture is the set of norms and values that are widely shared and strongly held throughout the organization.  Study after study shows that culture and values matter for an organization’s success.  The University of […]

  • The Talent Dilemma
    Posted on Jan 20th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: leadership development

    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 […]

  • Get Back to Mission
    Posted on Nov 27th, 2014
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning

    Published In, The Credit Union Times By Stuart R. Levine “We now know there is a leadership and integrity problem among some of the leaders of our health care facilities, which can and must be fixed.  That breach of integrity is indefensible,” said then acting Veterans Administration Secretary, Sloan Gibson in June, 2014.  The VA […]

  • “Silence Kills” — Is Your Culture Facing Problems Head-On?
    Posted on Jun 12th, 2014
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning

    By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times “Literally, silence can kill,” said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx at a press conference on May 16, 2014, as he announced the maximum legal penalty of $35 million against General Motors.  The company failed to properly report safety problems with defective ignition switches in millions of […]

  • Board Culture Strengthened by Learning
    Posted on Mar 23rd, 2012
    Related Products & Services: Our Work with Credit Unions

    This past year I travelled 300,000 miles globally . The experience helped me connect dots that have serious consequences for business strategy and succession planning. It also reinforced a central theme that is emerging for all of us on boards: Can we learn as fast as the world is changing? As directors, we are always […]

  • Rapid Change Favors Those Who Embrace Uncertainty
    Posted on Dec 3rd, 2011

    By, Stuart R. Levine As we go deep into the fourth quarter of this year, I’d like to reflect upon lessons learned as well as thoughts for the new year and beyond.  This morning, after Thanksgiving day, I walked through my rose garden.  In some strange way, there were still roses in bloom, unlike most […]

  • Capitalizing on Complexity
    Posted on Apr 13th, 2011
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning, CEO Consultation

    I’ve spent the last two months with clients on the road visiting eight cities in the United States and making two trips to Europe. My meetings stimulated some thoughts that I would like to share with you. Michael Dowling (CEO of North Shore-LIJ) concluded his remarks to our Board retreat last week with the following […]