• The Paucity of Leadership
    Posted by SL&A on May 19th, 2015
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    By Stuart R. Levine Published In, The Credit Union Times The issue of leadership represents the most pressing challenge for global organizations.  According to Deloitte’s Human Capital Survey, the vast majority of human resources and business leaders (86%) identified leadership as a significant problem and 50% saw this leadership deficit as immediately pressing. Recently, I [...]


  • 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 [...]


  • Soft Skills Deliver Hard Results
    Posted by SL&A on Apr 17th, 2015
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    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 by SL&A 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 [...]


  • A Growth Mindset Increases Opportunities
    Posted by SL&A 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 [...]


  • Get Back to Mission
    Posted by SL&A on Nov 27th, 2014
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    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 [...]


  • Courage Makes Innovation Possible
    Posted by SL&A 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 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 [...]


  • “Silence Kills” — Is Your Culture Facing Problems Head-On?
    Posted by SL&A on Jun 12th, 2014
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    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 [...]


  • The Power of Strategic Communication
    Posted by SL&A on May 12th, 2014
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    By, Stuart R. Levine Published in, The Credit Union Times Numerous articles and research studies have shown effective communication to be an important driver of employee engagement, which leads to improved financial performance.  Gallup reports that those organizations falling within the top 25% of employee engagement in their client database not only have significantly higher [...]


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