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  • Improve decision making with heart-brain communication
    by Vistage Staff on January 15, 2020 at 5:58 pm

    The brain is the powerhouse of the body. Or so we thought. The heart organ, it turns out, has a mind of its own. Research shows that the heart doesn’t just take commands from the brain—heart-brain communication is a dynamic,... The post Improve decision making with heart-brain communication appeared first on Vistage Research Center.

  • WSJ/Vistage Dec. 2019 survey: Investment and hiring plans diverge
    by Anne Petrik on January 14, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    Following the decline in pessimism about the economy recorded last month, optimism among CEOs of small businesses did not increase according to a survey conducted by Vistage in December. While the percentage of CEOs that expect the economy to improve... The post WSJ/Vistage Dec. 2019 survey: Investment and hiring plans diverge appeared first on Vistage Research Center.

  • Q4 2019 Vistage survey: CEO optimism increases after 7 quarters of decline
    by Joe Galvin on January 9, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    Analysis of the latest survey of CEOs conducted by Vistage has found that overall optimism of small and midsize business leaders has regained some of the losses recorded mid-year. The Q4 2019 Vistage CEO Confidence Index was 91.5, up 7.7%... The post Q4 2019 Vistage survey: CEO optimism increases after 7 quarters of decline appeared first on Vistage Research Center.

  • Fixed vs. growth mindset: Which brings success?
    by Vistage Staff on January 8, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Take the advice of research psychologist Dr. Eve Meceda—it’s healthier for your personal life and your business to adopt a growth mindset. The concept of fixed versus growth mindset was first introduced by Professor Carol S. Dweck, a pioneering researcher... The post Fixed vs. growth mindset: Which brings success? appeared first on Vistage Research Center.

  • 5 tips for reinforcing culture
    by Anne Petrik on January 7, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    In the latest Vistage CEO Confidence Index survey, which captured insights from 1,518 CEOs and business leaders, only 1 in 6 respondents said they were satisfied with the strength of their organizational culture. This statistic suggests that the vast majority... The post 5 tips for reinforcing culture appeared first on Vistage Research Center.

  • 8 qualities of the best executive coaches
    by Vistage Staff on January 6, 2020 at 4:32 pm

    There’s a good reason why so many business leaders have turned to executive coaching: it works. One study found that executives with coaches had better revenue and more engaged employees. Another found that coaches help business leaders improve their leadership,... The post 8 qualities of the best executive coaches appeared first on Vistage Research Center.