• Discipline Breeds Success
    Posted by SL&A on Apr 22nd, 2015
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    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times Discipline is required to achieve success in business and in life.  Too often the word has a pejorative connotation, but its Latin origin means instruction, knowledge and learning.  Correspondingly, in the language of Emotional Intelligence, the concept involves exercising self-regulation in order to improve.  Discipline [...]


  • Being Mindful Prepares a Foundation for Growth
    Posted by SL&A on Mar 8th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times What is mindfulness and can its practice improve the quality of your decision-making? Can it increase your productivity, health, intuition and make you more in tune with your colleagues and your business? Some of the most successful companies are training their employees and customers in [...]


  • The Talent Dilemma
    Posted by SL&A 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 by SL&A on Jan 13th, 2015
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    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 by SL&A on Oct 27th, 2014
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    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 [...]


  • Hiring and Promoting Based on Potential
    Posted by SL&A 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 by SL&A on May 2nd, 2014
    Related Products & Services: Leadership Development

    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 [...]


  • Making the Most of Meetings
    Posted by SL&A 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 [...]


  • Creating the Right Leadership for the Future
    Posted by SL&A on Dec 12th, 2012
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    Published in the Credit Union Times By, Stuart R. Levine This past month during our firm’s Senior Leadership Team meeting, we watched a video from Boss.tv featuring Liane Hornsey, Vice President, Operations at Google.   The smartest CEOs and their teams are asking how to develop the right leadership for the future. Creating organizational responsibilities and [...]


  • Information Explosion Favors Creative Leadership
    Posted by SL&A on May 6th, 2011
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning

    This past year IBM released it fourth edition of their biennial Global CEO Study series entitled,  “Capitalizing on Complexity.”  Over 1500 global CEOs were interviewed in person, throughout 60 countries and across 33 industries.   The insights gained from this study have major implications for how leaders should view strategic planning, valued leadership qualities and decision-making [...]


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