5 tips for helping you come back refreshed from your summer holidays

We all love holidays; time to be with family and friends, to pursue hobbies and interests or to just relax and do nothing. We imagine ourselves returning to work from a break bursting with fresh energ...

“Having your answers questioned” - Vistage chair Adam Harris on the ...

vistage chair - 8/7/2018

Adam Harris is the youngest Vistage chair in the UK (and the third youngest in the world) - but his CV is nonetheless impressive. In a handful of years, he went from trolley boy at Sainsbury’s to CEO ...

A selection of our favourite Vistage member stories

Vistage Members - 7/31/2018

On the 4th and 5th June (2018), the Vistage National Chair Workshop at Hilton Ageas Bowl, Southampton, was an opportunity for our UK chairs to come together, network and share experiences and knowledg...

Talent management: The comprehensive guide for leadership teams

- 7/27/2018

“Talent management is more than just a competitive advantage; it is a fundamental requirement for business success.” – Rob Silzer & Ben Dowell In our 2017 SME Confidence Index, 47% of Vistage members ...

Diversity in Thinking, How ESL Can Bring a Fresh Perspective to the ...

- 7/26/2018

In 2016, 11%, or, roughly 3.4 million of the UK’s labour market were non-UK nationals. Of this 11%, 7%, which was around 2.2 million people, were EU nationals; and non-EU nationals comprised the other...

'The most enjoyable work you'll ever do' - Life and learnings from ...

vistage chair - 7/26/2018

Harry Marsland is no stranger to business challenges. After a successful career in marketing and advertising, when the opportunity arose to become a Vistage chair, he said yes. Eighteen months on, Har...

6 Things Gareth Southgate Can Teach Us About Leadership

- 7/20/2018

When I visited St George’s Park, the FA National Football Centre, I saw the clock that ticks down to the Qatar World Cup in 2022. It reminded me of Clive Woodward’s long term vision for the England Ru...

So... you've taken over the family firm. What now?

Family business - 7/18/2018

Two-thirds of the UK’s businesses are family-owned. That’s 4.8 million businesses in total, of which over 16,000 are medium to large businesses. The UK is a country (or rather set of countries) with a...

Business leadership frameworks for scale-up businesses leaders: Do ...

Getting ahead - 7/10/2018

In many aspects of life, it helps to follow the instructions. That pile of planks, poles and allen keys isn’t going to make a wardrobe unless you know how it all fits together. Instructions give you a...

What your onboarding documentation really tells new talent

- 7/5/2018

This is not the ‘sexiest’ blog I have ever written but stay with me, it may surprise you to know that this is not a blog about compliance.  Rather, in my view, a blog about protecting your employer br...