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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Peer Roundtables Prove to Be a Port in the Storm for Many Small Business CEOs

Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy. How will small business CEOs manage the pandemic crisis and beyond? Some, like Kelley Powell, CEO, MacLaurin Group, Ron Carey of Tilt Creative + Production,  Connie Hom, CEO of Buckingham Greenery, and JJ White, CEO of Dale Carnegie Southeast United States have found solace in their […]

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

NY Times Bestselling Author Scott Galloway to Keynote VACEOs CEO Retreat 2021

We are pleased to announce that Scott Galloway, tech entrepreneur, podcast provocateur, and B-school professor, will keynote at this year’s CEO Retreat to be held mid-to-late April of 2021. Professor G’s presentation will include insights from his latest book: “Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity“. Known to be blunt and to command a stage, Galloway will share who stands to win and who’s […]

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Monday, December 7, 2020

What to Expect in 2021: A Memo from VACEOs Executive Director

VACEOs Community, As 2021 rapidly approaches, I wanted to share again our approach to the year. While we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, I am buoyed by the latest vaccine news, which to my reading indicates that vaccines will be available for most people by June. As always, Roundtables and Forums […]

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Monday, November 23, 2020

In the News: Virginia Business reports “It’s About to Get Less Lonely at the Top”

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“It’s about to get a little less lonely at the top,” writes Sydney Lake, reporter for VA Business Magazine. “The biggest challenge for those CEOs is the lonely-at-the-top phenomenon, where these folks really find themselves alone with these struggles a lot of the time,” VACEOs Executive Director Scot McRoberts tells Lake, adding: “In smaller businesses […]

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard (Again)

Although none of us anticipated the challenges 2020 would bring, we can learn from this time and be better prepared for the next unforeseen challenge. As business leaders, we talk a lot about risk management and risk planning. But how much time have we devoted to planning for risk rather than just fighting the fires […]

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