The leader owns the company culture - for better or worse.
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Everybody tells you, "The first 5 years are the hardest!" (Don't believe them- it never gets any easier.) But after surviving our startup struggles , I was stuck and needed help.
Don Battis, on Dec 24, 2014 10:08:00 AM
The Holiday Season presents small business owners with an array of stressful situations, particularly when cash is tight.
Don Battis, on Dec 8, 2014 1:52:33 PM
Lori Smart, President of Smart Assistive Technologies, LLC launched her company before she even graduated from college. Now she leads one of the Fastest Growing Women-Led businesses in New Hampshire.
Recently I asked Lori if she would share some of her secrets. Here they are.
This is a question I often ask CEOs and business owners.In a friendly game of golf, sometimes a player is allowed to do a shot over without penalty.The game is scored as if the first errant shot had never been made. Golfers call that a Mulligan or a Do-Over.
Don Battis, on Oct 22, 2014 8:28:00 AM
When leaders make the choice to put the safety and lives of the people inside the organization first - to sacrifice their own comfort and sacrifice their own tangible rewards - remarkable things will happen.
Don Battis, on Sep 15, 2014 12:15:00 PM
That one nugget paid my dues for over a decade!
I was brand new to Vistage. The number one reason why I joined Vistage is I didn’t have any time and I knew my life was out of balance. It’s actually really interesting because it’s the number one objection you Vistage Chairs get. That’s the number one reason most people join CEO peer groups, is they don’t have time.
Don Battis, on Sep 3, 2014 12:37:00 PM
The concept of CEO Peer Advisory Groups has been around since Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison started meeting regularly. They bounced ideas off each other and offered help and advice so that they all might become more successful.
Here's a factual comparison of review, rating and prices comparisons between YPO & Vistage International. Two of the largest CEO Peer Advisory Groups are YPO: Young Presidents' Organization and Vistage International.