Driving Dynamic Decisions
Executives are in the business of making decisions. Difficult decisions. Big decisions.
Decisions no one else can make. Many times, there are no clear-cut answers. But there ARE make-or-break consequences. This is the world you live in. Own it. Don’t just make a decision. Optimize it.
What is the Vistage Executive Summit?
Helmed by event speakers who walk the talk, the Vistage Executive Summit (VES) is not for everyone. It is for you. Executive. Leader. Chief Problem-Solver. This event will provide you with the insights to make better decisions, helping you refine your instincts, improve your judgment, and expand your perspectives.
Every leader can define their tenure by a handful of decisions they made. This event has been re-engineered to enhance your leadership effectiveness, in four key areas:
- Business optimization: Fortify your foundation with trusted perspectives, and original approaches to decision-making.
- Leadership enhancement: Sharpen your focus. Bolster your confidence. Define your style. Master the art of execution, to lead fearlessly.
- Inspiration: Be empowered to lead with innovation and creativity. Speakers and peers push the conversation forward, helping you grow personally and professionally.
- Action: Immediately start making better decisions for your unique business. Leave equipped with actionable recommendations to translate inspiration into progress
Experience the Power of Structured Issue Processing
My private peer advisory boards come together each month. Imagine the best and brightest minds in one room tackling business challenges and big picture strategic issues. Members see real results. My VES guests will have an opportunity to participate in issue processing. Learning how you can tap into the brainpower of 12 to 16 executives – the Vistage way – is best experienced firsthand.
More About the VES Speakers
The irresistible power of strategic storytelling: In an increasingly connected and competitive economy, organizations are endeavoring to align their messages and influence their teams and customers to avoid losses of revenue. Leaders must not only be dynamic decision makers, but must communicate their decisions in dynamic ways. Strategic storytelling—when properly executed—is an approach that gets results. In her presentation Kindra Hall will demonstrate how strategic storytelling makes leaders more compelling and influential, serving to motivate your internal teams and connect you with consumers to build a loyal following. Leave with a blueprint for strategic storytelling you can implement into every presentation, as well as actionable tips for finding the strategic story in every leadership scenario.
A new era of enlightened capitalism: Scott Svenson is co-founder and CEO of MOD Super Fast Pizza, recognized by Technomic as the 2015 fastest-growing restaurant chain in the U.S. MOD is a culture-centric business driven by having positive social impact. Previously, Scott co-founded Seattle Coffee Company, the first gourmet coffee retailer and wholesaler in the U.K. Scott built the business to 75 retail locations in under three years, selling the company to Starbucks in May 1998. Following the sale, he assumed the role of President – Starbucks U.K. and subsequently, President – Starbucks Europe, during which time he authored the company’s European strategic plan. Based on his own success, Scott will demonstrate how you can leverage culture and “enlightened capitalism” for key competitive advantage.
Embracing Disruption: Every day there are more and more remarkable discoveries, inventions, and technologies. It can seem overwhelming trying to plan for every possible scenario. Industries steady and unchanged are being rocked to their core. John McElligott will help you see the unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities hiding in emerging technologies and philosophies, with a crash course that empowers you to answer the question: is your organization equipped to keep up? By embracing disruption, business leaders have not only the potential, but the ability to leave a legacy of changing the world.
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About Vistage Chair Kevin McKeown
Kevin McKeown is a trusted advisor to chief executives, founders, owners and executives. He is a seasoned Chair with two fully energized CEO groups. Kevin is launching an equally dynamic third group focused on key executives. He’s enrolling high integrity candidates for the remaining seats now. Kevin’s entrepreneurial and C-level leadership roles range from early stage to Fortune 500 (Mitsubishi #118) firms. As LexBlog’s President, his team built the world’s largest professional blog network. As co-founder of HitHive, Inc., Kevin’s team brought digital music to cell phones. He also helped build and sell one of the first online department stores. Kevin has a JD from Villanova University and a Bachelors in English from University of Pittsburgh. He resides in downtown Seattle. To learn more about Kevin’s Chair practice, go to his LinkedIn.