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12 Capabilities Every CEO Needs to Look for in their Advisors

The requirements for leadership today are more challenging than ever before. Business leaders are faced with complexity & uncertainty that requires wise judgment and fast action. Who helps you make the tough calls? I just read (and highly recommend), The Third Opinion: How Successful Leaders Use Outside Insight to Create Superior Results, by Dr. Saj-nicole… Read more

Negotiation Expert Jack Kaine to Speak at Vistage NYC

Vistage Speaker Jack Kaine

Most people don’t negotiate—they fight. And when people fight, everyone loses. On Thursday, March 3, Master Negotiator and Vistage Speaker Jack Kaine is speaking to our Vistage Key Group. Click Here to see a short video preview of his talk. Negotiating is nothing more than gaining the favor of people from whom you want things… Read more

Group Dynamics: The Inside Story on Teams & Leading Them

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_iGdiYO7gI] Many of us hate conflict, but what if the source of most of our problems was not conflict, but agreement? Author and Professor Jerry Harvey contends, “The inability to cope with (manage) agreement, rather than the inability to cope with (manage) conflict, is the single most pressing issue of modern organizations.” He finds that… Read more

Are You Processing Vistage Issues with Integrity?

I can’t stop thinking about the presentation Vistage speaker, Reggie Marra, gave to my group recently. He talked about integral theory and the importance of looking at everything from different perspectives. Many of us have a core value of integrity, which means” the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished.” (Dictionary.com) Integral comes from the… Read more

Vistage CEOs & Chairs Learn to Get Naked in San Diego

At the Vistage National CEO Conference, author Patrick Lencioni taught us how to get naked and shed our fears that sabotage client loyalty. Lencioni is the author of Getting Naked: A Business Fable About Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty (J-B Lencioni Series) At its core,  getting naked boils down to the ability… Read more

Top Tips for a Better Way to Lead

My friend Tony Schwartz who is the author of the book, The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working: The Four Forgotten Needs That Energize Great Performance, offers these tips for a better way to lead: When you start to feel angry or anxious, take a deep breath, in to a count of 3, out to a… Read more

As Chief Executive of Your Company…How Does the Healthcare Reform Impact You?

The recently passed healthcare reform bill creates potential challenges for business leaders like you who may already be under pressure to stay competitive and do more with less. What if you had access to experienced, successful business leaders to help you navigate the uncertainty, make confident decisions, and help you forge ahead? It’s imperative to… Read more

What does it take to develop the great leader already within you?

If you’ve read the book Tribal Leadership or watched our TED Talk, you may want to know how to apply these insights and methods in your own company or career. Learn how to become a leader who naturally inspires people, attracts passionate talent to your projects, and leads people to create results that have a… Read more

Leaders—Here is the Key Difference Between Success and Failure

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0yhHKWUa0g] In this six minute TED talk, Joachim de Posada, author of Don’t Eat The Marshmallow Yet!: The Secret to Sweet Success in Work and Life, shares a telling experiment on delayed gratification — and how it can predict future success. This must see video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow… Read more

Transform Your Business with Vistage, observes John Mauldin

John Mauldin is a multiple NYT Best Selling author and recognized financial expert. He has been heard on CNBC, Bloomberg and many radio shows across the country. His newsletter goes to over 1 million subscribers each week. In today’s letter, John mentions the difference he has seen Vistage make with several people he knows. “I… Read more

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