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...
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 members.
Steve Jobs has been on a medical leave of absence from Apple since early this year. As I’m writing this, he just announced that he was no longer able to carry out his duties as CEO of Apple. It is sad news when anyone has to give up their passion...
Lesson in Steve Jobs resignation may be that continuing success depends on succession.
Recently, I attended the 34th annual National Director’s Convention in Las Vegas as a speaker on the topic of “Relentless Strategic Leadership to Ensure Member Value. ” The sessions were attended by both directors and CEOs. The topic most commonly asked in both sessions were concerns about toxic board members,...
his past month, I attended a Deloitte conference hosted by its Center for Corporate Governance, including 1,000 directors across 30 locations, live from New York City. One of the most important topics and issues discussed is the board’s approach to succession planning.
Having just returned from NACUSO’s 2011 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, I thought it would be appropriate to share some perspective on current issues and trends that will impact your credit union and its ability to survive and thrive.
This past month, I was invited to deliver a leadership presentation to a group of international business students at Stony Brook University at the request of a business colleague I have known for over 25 years.
During a recent Credit Union Leadership Forum web seminar, we discussed the practical and real-world implications of the new NCUA regulations regarding board of director responsibilities.
Stuart Levine, chairman and CEO of Stuart Levine & Associates, joined Credit Union Times ON AIR to talk about the reality of the NCUA's new regulation and how it will impact federal credit unions.