Vistage Research Center Resource for Business Leadership, Coaching, and CEOs

  • 10 commandments of coaching
    by wally.mvauthor on August 15, 2019 at 2:02 am

    If you’re a leader, you’re a business coach. Every coach needs a reliable set of proven maxims to lead their employees. Here are ten commandments of leadership to live by. The importance of each one may vary in your company, but these basic tenets are tried and true. Ready? Let’s get started. 1. People will ... The post 10 commandments of coaching appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • Don’t get left behind in the tech race
    by Joe Galvin on August 12, 2019 at 9:41 am

    5 tips to stay ahead of the game Technology, the change agent of our generation, is transforming the business landscape by enabling small and midsize businesses to streamline processes, improve productivity and get ahead of competitors. In a recent study conducted by SMB Group and my team at Vistage, 218 CEOs from small and midsize ... The post Don’t get left behind in the tech race appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • I Have a Dream: Why Martin Luther King’s historic speech was almost never delivered
    by Greg Bustin on August 9, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    It’s one of the most famous speeches every given: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963. It was a catalyst for confronting and changing America’s racial prejudice. But on that day, those famous words — “I have a dream” ... The post I Have a Dream: Why Martin Luther King’s historic speech was almost never delivered appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • 3 ways to tap into capital for your company’s growth
    by Mark Taffet on August 7, 2019 at 4:31 pm

    There are a lot of good reasons to raise capital for your company. You might want to: Support organic growth or strategic acquisitions. Provide a dividend to balance the concentration of wealth between your company and your individual investments. Help your management team or next generation of family buy into your business for fair value. ... The post 3 ways to tap into capital for your company’s growth appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • How do you create a shared company vision?
    by Ian Windle on August 6, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    A company’s vision must be unreasonable. This might sound counter intuitive. But if it’s reasonable, you could get there today and you wouldn’t stretch your teams to set bold strategic priorities and learn and grow on the journey. Your vision must be clear, inspiring, underpinned by financial goals for your stakeholders and shared with everyone ... The post How do you create a shared company vision? appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • 3 steps to streamline your technology strategy
    by Joe Galvin on August 6, 2019 at 9:44 am

    According to a recent survey of 1,267 CEOs, technology is the number-one area of investment for small and midsize businesses. The survey, conducted by my team at Vistage, also showed that 61% of CEOs planned to increase their technology spending in 2019. Their top reasons were: To streamline operations (63%) To improve employee productivity (54%) To get ahead of ... The post 3 steps to streamline your technology strategy appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]