Monday, October 19, 2020

Virginia Economic Outlook Continues to Improve During Q3

Each quarter the Virginia Council of CEOs (VACEOs) and University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business partner to take the pulse of top executives in the region through a comprehensive Virginia CEO Economic Outlook Survey.  The third quarter 2020 CEO Economic Outlook survey finds that expectations over the next six months for sales and employment all […]

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Monday, September 28, 2020

COVID-19 Response: Panel of CEOs Explain What’s Changed for Good

Mark Smith, Owner, Midas of Richmond “It could’ve been very easy to say, ‘Hunker down, cover yourself, and let’s survive this,’” says Mark Smith of Midas of Richmond when asked about his business mindset at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. “I just chose to take the opposite route.” “I just went in as upbeat. […]

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Monday, September 28, 2020

What Great Leaders Do Next: 6 Action Items

Leaders’ successes typically revolve around the ability to develop and implement brilliant visions. They help their staff move forward in their careers; they build their organizations; they make their communities better places. The blur of health and social trauma over the last five months (with no end in sight) gives leaders a very different challenge. It’s hard […]

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Monday, September 28, 2020

EO vs Vistage vs VA Council of CEOs. Which is Right for Me?

It’s no secret. If you run a small or mid-sized organization, you know that it can be really lonely at the top. Turning to family members or your internal team when you face certain challenges is not an option. That’s why so many successful business owners turn to peer advisory groups (peer roundtables). Peer groups […]

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

How to Build A Powerful Network: 7 Ways to Connect Today and More

Bulk of my job is planning meetings and events for CEOs. I am an extrovert who gets energy from being with a group of people. The current pandemic has temporarily halted our in-person meetings and events. Still, our mission to connect CEOs for learning and growth lives on, and one could argue that your business […]

Posted by Staff at 2:10 pm