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Case-Studies we are progressing through in the Vistage Stanford Executive Leadership Program

Case-Studies we are progressing through in the Vistage Stanford Executive Leadership Program

I have been having a blast facilitating the inaugural cohort of the Vistage Stanford Executive Leadership Program in San Diego (January through December this year, 2017) and we have been progressing through some very contemporary and insightful case-studies (mostly very digestable video summaries with some classic case-study reading), interviews and readings: BCG (Boston Consulting Group) Microsoft Amazon Zappos LinkedIn Equity ... Read More »


Staying ALIVE: an Active Shooter Survival Program

Staying ALIVE:  an Active Shooter Survival Program

Fantastic and unique new Vistage Resource Speaker topic:   “A.L.I.V.E. Active Shooter Survival Program” from Vistage Member Michael Julian, CEO of National Business Investigations and MPS Security, with a staff of hundreds providing security and protection services. In the business since he was 16 years old, going on surveillance stake-outs with his father, Mike is a Certified Professional Investigator, Personal ... Read More »


The AGILE Chair (doing my workshop at ChairWorld again in 2018)

The AGILE Chair (doing my workshop at ChairWorld again in 2018)

Looking forward to doing my AGILITY session again at ChairWorld 2018:  The AGILE Chair: AGILE facilitation for Vistage/TEC Chairs.  Got great evaluations last year, well above the average of all the breakouts, and looking forward to taking our game to a next level this year.   Read More »


Vistage Stanford Program Goes Global

Vistage Stanford Program Goes Global

Honored to have been asked to mentor two stellar Chairs in the UK (Paul Johnson and Kate Marshall) chosen to facilitate the inaugural cohort of the Vistage Stanford Program there:  Vistage Executive Leadership Program (UK).  Also delighted to be facilitating the Los Angeles/Orange County 2018 Cohort, mentoring two stellar Chairs (Beth Adkisson and Karen Baez) there also:  Vistage Executive Leadership ... Read More »


6 Major Decisions Facing SMBs: We asked Vistage CEOs about their businesses. They told us what is on their minds.

6 Major Decisions Facing SMBs:  We asked Vistage CEOs about their businesses.  They told us what is on their minds.

Ream more from the Vistage Perspectives Magazine by clicking below: Vistage Perspectives Magazine Read More »


Vistage Decision Model

Vistage Decision Model

CEOs are in the business of dynamic decision making.  Below is a new model for CEOs from Vistage:   the Vistage Decision Model.  If I had my way, I would put the word “AGILE” in front of ‘Leader” at the heart of the model.  That invites a pivot of mindset (the outer elements of instincts, judgment, perspective), skillset and toolset from ... Read More »


Vistage Perspectives Magazine

Vistage Perspectives Magazine

Great new magazine insert published by Vistage which you can download as a PDF here:  Vistage Perspectives Read More »


Who are You on Your Best Day? Michael Allosso.

Who are You on Your Best Day?  Michael Allosso.

Just had a blast with 4 times Vistage Speaker of the year Michael Allosso speaking at all 4 of my Vistage Groups this week.  They loved him.  No surprise at all that he is top of the ranks of 1000 Vistage Speakers (of which I am also one) and has spoken to 1500+ groups globally.  I only book the best ... Read More »


Vistage Executive Leadership Program in Collaboration with Stanford Graduate School of Business

Vistage Executive Leadership Program in Collaboration with Stanford Graduate School of Business

I am delighted to be leading the charge with the 2nd phase of rollout of this innovative executive advancement program in collaboration between Vistage and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  It brings together the best of both worlds – Stanford’s thought leadership and Vistage’s application leadership and peer advantage.  Two world class leaders coming together to pioneer a new ... Read More »


How are Your Wired? Fixed or Growth Mindset? Fragile or Agile?

How are Your Wired?  Fixed or Growth Mindset?   Fragile or Agile?

Last year’s 2016 Vistage Speaker of the Year, Eve Grodnitsky spoke to all 4 of my Vistage Groups last week in San Diego/Temecula Valley and they LOVED her. She shares her research into Mindset, how it changes everything (beliefs drive behaviors drive outcomes/results) and how we can rewire our brains for a Growth mindset to avoid a Fixed Mindset, even ... Read More »