Wednesday, September 23, 2009

CEO Shares His Bedtime Stories

David Ingram’s book 15 Bedtime Stories That Keep Entrepreneurs Awake at Night hits the shelves tomorrow. David is at the Inc. 500 Conference promoting the book and continuing to learn from other entrepreneurs. Follow his Blog for updates from the conference and more great stories! The book is approachable — partly because David is […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 5:14 pm
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Friday, August 21, 2009

Forum for Larger Company CEOs

The Virginia Council of CEOs has launched a new program for CEOs of companies with 100 or more employees. The Council has more than 130 CEO members involved in monthly CEO Roundtables. Most of these members have fewer than 50 employees. Scot McRoberts, Executive Director of the Virginia Council of CEOs said, “We have several […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 5:04 pm
Thursday, June 4, 2009

What a great idea! I’ll be there.

That’s what I heard today from a Virginia Council of CEOs member who got our invitation to our Social Media Workshop on June 25. A recent luncheon focused on how businesses can use social media tools to grow. There was so much interest from the CEOs at the meeting who wanted the “how to” information […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 8:51 pm
Tuesday, May 26, 2009

CEOs who Twitter

About one hundred small business CEOs gathered last week for a panel discussion on “Social Media as a Business Tool.” It seems that we caught the wave on this one. The crowd was engaged, attentive, and left the luncheon with action in mind. The CEOs attentiveness may have been due to Sean Cantrell’s contribution to […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 2:26 pm
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Rally Round a CEO

Business MeetingOriginally uploaded by daveypea Here’s a message I got today from a member whose business has been decimated by the economy. Names have been changed for privacy. “My roundtable members . . . including the newbies, Sarah and Mike. . . have been a great resource as we work to pull my company out […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 7:42 pm