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The Changing Landscape of Business Risk

The Changing Landscape of Business Risk

Great infographic using data from the 2017 Global Risk Management Survey done by insurance company Aon, it shows the top business risks according to 1,843 risk decision-makers from 33 industry sectors in over 60 countries:  The Changing Landscape of Business Risk.   “Failure to Innovate/Meet Customer Needs” rises from #6 in 2017 to #3 predicted in 2020.  That’s your agility ... Read More »


Economic Outlook

Economic Outlook

I have been looking for a latest economic update from the Beaulieu Brothers of ITR Economics who have a high profile/trusted reputation in the Vistage community and I found this:  Prepare For Second Half Slowdown, Mild 2019 Recession Downturn Will Usher in the Roaring 20s Read the whole thing (through the small part when it gets Denver specific) and you ... Read More »


The Age of AGILE

The Age of AGILE

Steve Denning is coming out with his new book on February 1st 2018 entitled, “The Age of Agile:  How Smart Companies are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done” for which here are a few tasters: The Dawn of the Age of Agile Why AGILE is Eating the World I read an early draft of his book as part of his ... Read More »


Unicorns are Private Companies valued at more than $1B. AGILITY Personified!

Unicorns are Private Companies valued at more than $1B.  AGILITY Personified!

Unicorns are Private Companies valued at more than $1B. AGILITY Personified! Finding ranking of Unicorns here, The Global Unicorn Club. At latest count there are 222 companies with a total valuation of $775B.  Here they are mapped here by market segment:  Unicorn Map.   Read More »


The “Davos of Management” – Global Peter Drucker Forum 2017

The “Davos of Management” – Global Peter Drucker Forum 2017

So excited to be attending this globally renowned forum of management thinkers GPDF 2017 Abstract , a small and intimate event in which to rub shoulders with an awesome line up of Speakers and Chairs.  Its hailed as the “Davos of Management”.  Can’t wait! Read More »


A Rowing Revolution

A Rowing Revolution

So excited for the Total Gym family and the new Row Trainer they have launched which is revolutionizing the rowing equipment industry. Since the Campanaro family (left to right:  Jesse, Joy & Tom) launched Total Gym in 1974, they have been revolutionizing body-weight-resistance functional training across the whole spectrum, from average people (like me!) to fitness fanatics to professional athletes.  ... 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 spoke 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”.  Jim helps us understand that we are all given unique gifts and he helps us not leave ... 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 »


Agile Firing – Bill Ford Explains the Why Behind Mark Fields Departure as CEO of Ford

Agile Firing – Bill Ford Explains the Why Behind Mark Fields Departure as CEO of Ford

Just listen to Bill Ford’s explanation of why they parted company with Mark Fields as CEO and its a clear expression of a lack of Agility: Read headline summary at my Vistage Executive Street blog:  What to learn from the firing of Ford CEO Mark Fields revealing 3 insights into Agility: Insight 1:  Deliver an “And-Proposition” Insight 2:  Migrate Multiple Business Models ... Read More »


Agility Master: Steve Denning – we had a some great conversations at Business Agility 2017

Agility Master:  Steve Denning – we had a some great conversations at Business Agility 2017

Steve Denning is a prolific writer and thinker about Business Agility for Forbes.  We had some great conversations at Business Agility 2017 about my focus on mid-market companies and corporations specializing in the business agility challenges they face. Read More »