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  • Radical innovation case study: Quote Countertops
    by Vistage Staff on June 17, 2019 at 9:28 am

    Frank Sciarrino, COO of Quote Countertops, radically changed his marketing and sales strategy by integrating an online app. Frank Sciarrino — part of the next generation of family leadership — recognized that one facet of the business had stagnated: marketing and sales. Countertops, and home remodeling more generally, were stuck in brick-and-mortar showrooms, while other ... The post Radical innovation case study: Quote Countertops appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • 1,400 CEOs reveal their biggest obstacles to innovation: Here’s how to solve them
    by Joe Galvin on June 14, 2019 at 11:34 am

    Analysis of a recent survey of 1,432 CEOs, conducted by my team at Vistage, showed that innovation is the biggest driver of growth for small and midsize businesses. This is especially true when incremental and radical innovations are leveraged to break the status quo in an industry, and when innovations change both how products or ... The post 1,400 CEOs reveal their biggest obstacles to innovation: Here’s how to solve them appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • The Wild West of hiring: What, why and how to measure results
    by Kathleen Quinn Votaw on June 13, 2019 at 9:58 am

    Who’s the best hire? Where does the best talent come from? Who will stay the longest? Who’s thinking about leaving? An entire new industry of vendors has sprung up to answer your every question about hiring the best talent. Employers are spending about $20 billion a year on these new tools for best hiring practices ... The post The Wild West of hiring: What, why and how to measure results appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • 5 ways to prepare your business for new overtime laws
    by Kristen Prinz on June 12, 2019 at 9:41 pm

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is likely to pass changes to the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) this year that will affect over one-million employees in the U.S. The FLSA is the federal law addressing minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor regulations and record-keeping rules. Earlier this year, the DOL proposed raising the salary ... The post 5 ways to prepare your business for new overtime laws appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • Upcoming Webinar: Boost your sales with a high-performing digital marketing funnel
    by tom-young.mvauthor on June 12, 2019 at 11:15 am

    How can companies effectively engage their prospective customers by using digital technologies — specifically digital marketing funnels — to nurture leads and grow sales? This webinar will answer that question and more. Learn how to use marketing automation to guide prospective customers through their buying journey with your company. Your prospects are using the internet ... The post Upcoming Webinar: Boost your sales with a high-performing digital marketing funnel appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]

  • 4 ways to leverage technology to boost productivity
    by Joe Galvin on June 10, 2019 at 10:35 am

    The economy is on a downward trajectory — and yet many small and midsize businesses are continuing to invest in technology. Why? Because technology can serve as a powerful driver of productivity and growth, even when times are tough. More than 1,200 CEOs from small and midsize businesses identified productivity as a top decision-making priority ... The post 4 ways to leverage technology to boost productivity appeared first on Vistage Research Center. […]