Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Biz Gurus Relish VACEOs Forum

Bo Burlingham is a contributing editor for Inc. Magazine, and an author of several books, including the acclaimed Small Giants. Doug Tatum is founder of Tatum Partners and author of the recently released No Man’s Land. When we called these two business gurus and said, “Hey, what if we brought both of you to our […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 3:40 pm
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Friday, October 19, 2007

Call in The Marines!

Looking for great employees? Call in the Marines! At today’s Virginia Council of CEOs Experience Networking lunch focusing on “recruiting and retaining” member John Warren shared he has had great experiences recruiting retiring Marines. You can access this pool of disciplined, hard-chargers at That’s M4L as in, Marine 4 Life. What unconventional sources of […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 12:37 am
Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Give Them a Taste

For several years, our membership committee has hosted “recruiting lunches” to introduce prospective members to the benefits of membership in the Virginia Council of CEOs. I knew we were not converting these prospects at a very high rate, and we needed to to something differently. I called on one of the smartest people I know, […]

Posted by Scot McRoberts at 3:40 pm