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Author Archives: Mike Richardson


Agility Summit with Mike Richardson

Agility Summit with Mike Richardson

Join our Global Vistage Community’s Thought Leading Expert in Agility, Mike Richardson (Vistage Chair & Speaker) for a day to immerse your team in their AGILITY challenge.     Change has changed.  But most leaders have not changed with it. Don’t let that be you and your team.  The nature of change has changed – we now live in an ... Read More »


Agile Temecula Valley

Agile Temecula Valley

Great article about Temecula Valley’s trajectory and bright future: Here’s Why Chinese Money is Pouring into Temecula’s Wine Region Napa Valley is bigger, but it’s too far away.  Here, we have 20 million people living at least a two-hour drive away. And the quality of the wine is much better than before. The infusion of foreign capital bolsters a plan ... Read More »


How is you Social Media Strategy? Miro Copic speaking at my Networking Group

How is you Social Media Strategy?  Miro Copic speaking at my Networking Group

Let’s face it, you can easily be a busy-fool with social media these days.  Lots of activity but not a lot of desired outcomes.  At my networking group the other day, one of our members and world class branding, marketing and media expert, Miro Copic of BottomLine Marketing, decluttered the topic for us and helped us chart of path of more ... Read More »


Unopened Gifts – Jim (Mac) McPartland Speaking at my Vistage Key Group

Unopened Gifts – Jim (Mac) McPartland Speaking at my Vistage Key Group

My very good friend, author and keynote speaker Jim (Mac) McPartland speaking to my Vistage Key Group with his brand new Vistage Speaker Topic:   “Unopened Gifts:  Discover how your organization, key team leaders, and executives can breakthrough their current levels of performance” in which he delves into: Defining our own unique gifts Uncovering who our teachers are in business ... Read More »


A Fantastic Day at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar with My Vistage CEO Group

A Fantastic Day at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar with My Vistage CEO Group

Our member Terry Robling (3-Star Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired and now CEO of a fantastic business, PKL Services) hosted our  Vistage CEO Group at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar last week, spending the day with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.  What a fantastic day we had.  A dream come true for me coming from the Aerospace Industry and ... Read More »


Speaking in Edmonton

Speaking in Edmonton

Great to be back in Canada. Read More »


Another Day in the Office

Another Day in the Office

Working with a leadership team of a fast growth entrepreneurial business in Los Angeles (including lots of fun with the Marshmallow Challenge!) Read More »


Another day in the Office (the Global head office of Vistage with the team of VPs)

Another day in the Office (the Global head office of Vistage with the team of VPs)

Doing an Agility workshop with the inside team of VPs in Vistage head office (including lots of fun with the Marshmallow Challenge!) Read More »


Agile Manufacturing: The Secrets of Agility in Hardware Product Manufacturing Businesses

Agile Manufacturing:  The Secrets of Agility in Hardware Product Manufacturing Businesses

Two of my colleagues just finished a one week agility intensive with a client which designs and manufactures hardware products. Too many people assume that AGILE applies to software companies but not hardware companies.  Wrong!  AGILE Planes, Trains & Automobiles (and so much more!) Indeed, they assume AGILE started with software companies.  Wrong!  Agile Started with Hardware not Software!     Read More »


What the Sex Pistols Can Teach You about Marketing! Awesome UK Vistage Speaker Grant Leboff .

What the Sex Pistols Can Teach You about Marketing!  Awesome UK Vistage Speaker Grant Leboff .

Accomplished UK Vistage speaker Grant Leboff spoke to all 4 of my Vistage Groups last week in San Diego/Temecula Valley and they LOVED him.  Who knew how much you could learn about marketing in a modern world from the Sex Pistols!  Agile Marketing too … in only 2.5 years (forming in 1975 and disbanding in 1978), only producing 4 singles ... Read More »