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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

VACEOs Adds 47 New Members in 2017

  The Virginia Council of CEOs has experienced an unprecedented year in 2017. Three very important milestones were reached early in the year, including a membership count of 200, a record number of sponsors to come on board, and an alliance with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. The year is also marked by another important development: more […]

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Dear CEO: Your Decision-Making Process Is Holding You Back

The average person makes more than 35,000 decisions in a typical day. “We are decision-making machines,” says Executive Coach Danessa Knaupp. “We’re making thousands of decisions a day – all the time – so naturally we develop a shorthand.” But, Knaupp cautioned during a recent Knowledge Network luncheon, that shorthand could be holding us back. […]

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

New Perspectives – From the Desk of Scot McRoberts

35,000 decisions a day. Ever since Danessa Knaupp shared that statistic with us at her presentation last month, it has been gnawing at me. Certainly most of these decisions are tiny and meaningless. But hundreds must be meaningful, having impact on others in my orbit. I am working on better decision-making in several ways. First, […]

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Friday, November 3, 2017

2018 Annual VACEOs Retreat

We’ve got a date! Join us again at the Omni Homestead Resort for top-notch speakers and unmatched learning and networking opportunities found only at our Annual Retreat. You’ll want to make time Wednesday and Friday for activities such as golf, zip line, skeet shooting, The Cascades Gorge Hike and more.  More information to come. But for now, […]

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

For the Health of It: Buckingham Greenery Turns 35

It’s a great story: a business owner finding success with a hobby they love. But look closer. This tale has much more to offer. Connie Hom’s business, Buckingham Greenery, has an employee retention rate that is unbelievably high (over 90 percent) in an industry with an employee base that can be, for the most part, […]

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