Category Archives: Leadership

Vistage International Launches Initial Four Networking Groups

San Diego (Jan. 26, 2015) – Vistage International, a global organization which assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, today announced the launch of its first four networks: Corporate Social Responsibility, Deal, Golf and … Continue reading

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How Do You Define Culture?

How do you define company culture. In 7 years of conducting Vistage meetings, I don’t think there are many where culture is not discussed. Despite the fact that we can talk about it, most are at a lost to define … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts for Thanksgiving…Or Any Day for That Matter

The following list was written by Regina Brett, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH.  If you meditate, or just find a quiet space every now or then, they are a good, healthy reminder about what’s important. 1. Life isn’t fair, … Continue reading

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Experience Vistage on June 11 at Hacienda del Sol

  Every month Tucson Vistage members give up a day at the office to spend that day with 15 of their peers? Easy? No. Invaluable? Yes. Watch to find out why. Vistage Value On  June 11 join Tucson’s business leaders for … Continue reading

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Vistage Members Report Continued Slowdown in Economic Growth

More than 1600 Vistage members surveyed in the Q4 Vistage CEO Confidence Index reported a continued slowdown in the pace of economic growth and anticipated overall economic conditions would remain subdued in the first half of 2013. On the other … Continue reading

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Are Your Employee Evaluations Worth the Time and Paper It Takes to Do Them?

According to Denis Wilson, writing in Fast Company, annual evaluations “build up pressure and make feedback sessions feel like indictments. And most importantly, they do little to alter behavior and improve performance and productivity, which should be your goal.” If … Continue reading

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10 Secrets of Successful Leadership for CEO’s

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” But, becoming a great leader isn’t easy. Successfully maneuvering a team through the ups and … Continue reading

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Tucson CEO’s Participate in Vistage International–Wall Street Journal Small Business Leadership Survey

The WSJ/Vistage Small Business CEO Confidence Index was 91.7 in July—down from 100, which was the baseline set in June. Below are some key highlights from the July WSJ/Vistage Small Business CEO Survey: 28% of CEOs say current economic conditions … Continue reading

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Is There One Leadership Trait That Serves CEO’s Above All Others?

Is there one trait that serves others above all others? If yes, what might it be? In the opinion of Anthony Tjan writing in a Harvard Business Review Blog, that leadership trait is self awareness. Tjan opens his piece by … Continue reading

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When’s the Last Time Your Ego Got in Your Way

Can you remember the last time your ego got in the way of a good decision, a successful sales call, a challenging conversation with a good employee or perhaps a discussion with a spouse or child? It happens often enough … Continue reading

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