What does it take to become a Vistage Chair?

10/8/2019 posted in Vistage Chair

We’ve talked a lot about the Vistage Chair role on our blog recently, from why we need you to get involved to reasons to choose the role to what Vistage Chairs actually do. Plenty of useful advice, we hope, that will help you to decide whether the role is right for you as you pare back or completely relinquish your existing leadership responsibilities.

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Investing in mental health – the positive business impact

10/7/2019 posted in Mental Health

Building a workplace with good mental health – of staff and leadership alike – as a key priority raises morale, productivity, creativity, and ultimately your bottom line.

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Business leaders: let’s talk about mental health

10/4/2019 posted in Work/Life Balance Issues, Mental Health

Life at the top can be lonely. It’s definitely stressful. 

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Shaping the next generation of UK businesses

10/2/2019 posted in Vistage Chair

You may have been at the helm of a business (or several) for what feels like a lifetime. But think back to when you first started out in your career. You might have been young and inexperienced, venturing into these choppy waters with an open mind, ready to embrace new challenges and learn the ropes.

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What do Vistage Chairs actually do?

10/2/2019 posted in Vistage Chair

Stepping down from a position as a company leader can come with mixed emotions. The thought of enjoying free time with fewer responsibilities may be relished by some - but others may find the change of pace more than a little underwhelming. 

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Why become a Vistage Chair? Personal growth and giving back

10/2/2019 posted in Vistage Chair

For many business leaders, retirement is a daunting prospect. After spending so many years working flat out to keep – or indeed make – a business successful, stereotypical retirement pastimes like golf or sailing for days on end may not hold much appeal. 

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Vistage UK Innovation for Growth Report: why innovation isn’t just a nice to have

10/2/2019 posted in Vistage

What is innovation? While its definition has always remained the same, what it means in terms of business success has changed significantly over the past decade. 

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Competitive advantage – is yours a hit or a myth?

10/2/2019

Jack Welch once said: “If you don’t have competitive advantage…don’t compete.” This might sound harsh, but the famously successful former General Electric president and CEO’s opinion has stood the test of time.

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[Report] Innovating for Growth

10/1/2019

A guide to approaching innovation for small and medium size businesses.

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Working with family: how to manage personal relationships in a professional setting

9/18/2019

Going into business with family members can be tough. Switching gears between personal and professional life is challenging, non-family employees may accuse others of nepotism and family relationships can strain under the pressure of running a business.

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