• Big Data: The Management Challenge
    Posted by SL&A on Feb 7th, 2013
    Related Products & Services: Strategic Planning

    By, Stuart R. Levine Published in Credit Union Times You have probably been seeing the term Big Data popping up in many places. It has entered the business vernacular. Learning more about Big Data stimulated the following thoughts for me. INTRODUCTION Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine used data from Google Flu Trends (a free, publicly available database) [...]


  • Webcast on Board Compensation Committees with NACD
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    Related Products & Services: Governance

    Click on the link below to view Stuart R. Levine, Director at Broadridge Financial and Blair Jones from Semler Brossy discuss the conversations compensation committees should be having to establish optimum remuneration plans. http://www.directorship.com/comp-committee-conversations/


  • Mission-Driven Communication Requires Standards
    Posted by SL&A on Nov 4th, 2011

    By, Stuart R. Levine Successful leaders live by fundamental leadership principles with discipline and focus.  They commit to continuous learning and strive to have their behaviors serve as a reflection of their values — setting the standard and expectations for others in their organization. The CEO’s communication philosophy and actions sets the tone, whether it [...]


  • Creating Value in a Contracting and De-Leveraging World
    Posted by SL&A on Oct 2nd, 2011

    By, Stuart R. Levine As I reflect on my travels to over 20 cities in 2011, I am struck by a conversation I’d like to share with you.  Upon arriving late one evening in Las Vegas to speak at a credit union conference, I asked the cab driver “how’s business?” I heard a profoundly sad [...]


  • Careful Integration the Cornerstone of Successful Mergers
    Posted by SL&A on Sep 8th, 2011

    By, Stuart R. Levine Our firm recently facilitated the successful merger of two credit unions.  One of the fundamental issues that we focused on was the ability of the post merger team to quickly establish and maintain productive working relationships with employees and the people they serve. From the outset, it was critical to identify [...]


  • The Ferocious Battlefield Of Corporate Governance
    Posted by SL&A on Jul 6th, 2007
    Related Products & Services: Effective Board Governance, Enterprise Risk Management, Governance

    I had an in-depth discussion recently with Hank Sheinkopf about the corporate governance environment. Sheinkopf, a nationally recognized political affairs consultant, has served on dozes of campaigns – among them, President Clinton’s 1996 re-election run. I’ve spent many years on public corporate boards, so Hank and I had much to discuss. Everyone used to play [...]