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  • 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, […]


  • Strategic Planning that Strengthens Your Culture
    Posted on Apr 4th, 2019

    Published in, Forbes By Stuart R. Levine Not every senior leader thinks about their strategic planning process as an opportunity to enhance their organizational culture. However, your culture is the key to moving the needle on revenues, and every opportunity to enhance it also enhances the opportunity for financial return. Smart leaders use the planning […]


  • A Succession Plan Where Everybody Wins
    Posted on Dec 20th, 2018

    By, Stuart R Levine Published in, Forbes   Succession planning is a major challenge for most companies. A recent study by Deloitte Insights (DI) found that although 86% of the leaders they surveyed thought succession planning was urgent or important, only 14% felt they did it well. Succession planning is a thorny problem because it […]


  • The Impact Of Talent On Strategic Planning
    Posted on Jul 30th, 2018

    Published in, Forbes By, Stuart R. Levine Is your organization planning its current and future talent needs with the same level of energy devoted to its strategic plan? Your human capital plan must fit hand-in-glove with your strategic plan. A disciplined approach to your talent planning is a “must have” to complement your strategy. The […]


  • Satisfied Employees Create Apostle Digital Members
    Posted on Feb 28th, 2018

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Whether it’s apps, websites, artificial intelligence or blockchain technology, the modern digital age is causing credit union leaders to take a deep dive into what their members’ digital experience means for business. For the vast majority (88%), this digital transformation is “extremely or quite important”, […]


  • Why Your Strategic Plan Will Never Succeed
    Posted on Apr 30th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Published in, Forbes We all want to achieve results through a clear strategy that is successfully executed. But this doesn’t always happen. You can have the best strategy in the world, but if you can’t execute it, you won’t achieve your mission. Strategic execution is accomplished through inclusion and getting a […]


  • Can A Robot Steal Your Job?
    Posted on Mar 28th, 2017

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes Technology’s unrelentingly advance is transforming work and the workplace. McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), using data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Occupational Information Network (O*Net), examined automation’s potential effect on the workplace by looking at over 2,000 activities comprising more than 800 occupations. MGI’s intriguing results […]


  • Open Your Eyes And Learn From Others
    Posted on Jul 22nd, 2016

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, Forbes What pushes people to learn and adapt? What are the things that we can do as leaders to promote strategic thinking and learning? Imagining your future creates innovation. Dreaming creates innovation. Reinvigorating your spirit and stimulating your brain creates innovation. It’s about the possibilities. The smartest leaders understand […]


  • Are You Prepared for the Internet of Things?
    Posted on Jan 8th, 2016

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times The “Internet of Things” can bring remarkable benefits as well as substantial challenges to today’s ever-changing business environment. No industry will remain untouched, as physical assets are equipped with sensors to create interconnected electronic network systems that record, process and transmit information. McKinsey Global Institute […]


  • Culture Drives Success
    Posted on Apr 15th, 2015
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    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 […]