Ukrop brothers tip #8 — luck

I was fortunate to be included in a gathering of business leaders last week at Luck Stone’s beautiful headquarters in Goochland.  We were there to listen to Jim and Bobby Ukrop share some of what they learned in their remarkable…

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Inc. 500|5000 Winners Gather

The Inc. 500|5000 Conference is next week up in D.C., and we are proud to recognize the companies from the Richmond area who will be honored among the fastest growing privately held businesses in America! It seems that CEOs of…

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An Economic Index for Richmond

Last month, the Robins School of Business and the VA Council of CEOs announced a partnership to produce a quarterly economic outlook index based on a survey of small and mid-sized business (SMB) CEOs.  “We are filling a void”, said…

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How One CEO Made the Inc. 500

Mark Morton, president of Morton Consulting and member of the Virginia Council of CEOs spoke to us recently about being the only Richmond company to make the 2010 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing, privately-held companies in the United States….

Marketing in the “New Reality”

The Virginia Council of CEOs will host a CEO-only discussion on August 19. Along with everything else, the way we market has changed in today’s business climate. Small and mid-sized businesses are finding new ways to reach customers while spending…