Monthly Archives: August 2011

Action Items for Business Owners to Take in the Midst of Volatility

In a  recent Podcast with Vistage International Speaker and Institute for Trend Research Economist Alan Beaulieu, Alan lays out three action items for business owners to take in the midst of the current volatility and uncertainty. Watch out for employee … Continue reading

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Never Start an Interview Unless You Know What You Are Looking For

Brad Remillard, a sought after Vistage International Speaker, and principal in IMPACT Hiring Solutions has created what he calls an 8 Point Success Matrix that he suggests we use (or that we use something like it) to objectively evaluate every … Continue reading

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Negotiating for Results

Vistage International expert resource speaker Jack Kaine was in Tucson for two days speaking to CEO’s and senior executives from some great companies. Jack presents a very interesting take on how to get the upper hand in a negotiation without fighting … Continue reading

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How Do You Stack Up Against 14,000 Other Small and Mid-Size CEO’s?

Vistage International hosts a membership of 14,000 CEO’s company  Presidents, Business Owners and Senior Executives. Each quarter we survey them to garner their take on the economy, their plans for hiring and capital spendign, and expansion, and their general confidence that that … Continue reading

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Ten Steps to a Great Hire

As Paul Dickson said, “Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.!” There are plenty of lists of the top ten hiring mistakes to avoid; no need to dwell on the negative. … Continue reading

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