Upcoming CEO Climb Event on Friday, Jan 27:

“Judgment and Decision-Making Traps for Leaders” With Vistage Speaker Krishna Pendyala One skill every C-Level Executive must have is judgment and decision-making ability. Without these, nothing else really matters.   If you’d like sharpen your saw in these areas, Vistage Speaker Krishna Pendyala will offer a 90 minute virtual workshop “Judgement and Decision Making Traps for Leaders” on Friday, […]

Best Interview Answers (To THEIR Questions)

That the current market for talent is a seller’s market is no secret. In addition to the market being turned upside down, Vistage employment law expert Hunter Lott warns employers that the interview process is also being reversed. Mr. Lott points out that employers increasingly are not just asking the questions but are having new and often […]

The End of Non-Competes?

You may have read that the Federal Trade Commission has proposed new rules banning non-competes. Many companies use these agreements to protect their customer base, markets and to prevent competitors from acquiring employees in whom they have invested more than a few dollars in training and who may have very valuable information between their ears. Dr. […]

Florida 1.0 and Two Guys Named “Henry”

We usually think of entrepreneurs creating companies. Sometimes they create much more.  One of the fastest growing US states is Florida. There are several reasons: climate, Boomers moving south, people avoiding high tax regions etc.  But the current Florida is really just “Florida 2.0”. The real story behind the birth of Florida, call it Florida 1.0, as a “destination […]

A Near Thing

Today would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 94th birthday and tomorrow is the national holiday created in his honor. King’s tragically short but profound life changed America. If you ask people what they remember most about him aside from his assassination, most will say his “I have a dream” speech at the historic March on […]

Best Blogs

I resource material for your “edification, enlightenment, and enjoyment” from many sources. I will continue to provide specific recommendations as above for the content I think is worthwhile. But if you don’t find anything to your liking above, check out this list of the best (in my opinion) blogs, websites etc. for the C-Level Executive. I will […]

For Our Friends Outside the C-Level Family

These webinars from Vistage Research are available to Vistage Members and Non-members alike.Cutting-Edge Decision-Making Resources from Vistage ResearchEvents open to Members and non-Members

Econ Recon

Premature Delivery: The folks at ITR Economics had long forecasted a recession (nothing like 2008) during 2025. As mentioned a few weeks ago, the actions of the Fed have caused them to move that forecast forward into 2024. ITR’s Lauren Saidel-Baker reminds us that forewarned is forearmed and a premature delivery of a recession offers not only peril […]

Cults and Contrarians

These two graphics about thinking will should be kept on everyone’s desk. Both are from Adam Grant’s book “Think Again.” Check his website and newsletter for much more on this remarkable thought leader.

The Year in Charts

Hopefully, you had a chance to chill out over the holidays and just enjoy the Season. Before we get too far into the New Year, let’s take a minute to review what happened in 2022. There’s a number of reasons to be glad that 2022 is behind us, but before you do…ask yourself: What Just Happened?.…then take a […]