The small and mid-size business sector creates 75 percent of new U.S. jobs and generates 50 percent of the nation’s revenues.
SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2013 – CEOs reported an improved economy and brighter prospects for their own firms despite recent cutbacks in federal spending, in the Q1 2013 Vistage CEO Confidence Index. The Confidence Index was 96.6 in the 1st quarter 2013 survey, up from 87.0 in the prior quarter and the highest level since last year’s 105.1. The underlying strength in the economy has begun to shift the attention of CEOs from uncertainty about federal policies to the more traditional concerns of small firms centered on revenue growth, controlling costs, and staffing.
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The infographic is a snapshot of current business trends based on the Q1 2013 Confidence Index results—which reflect a surge in economic optimism about the year ahead.
SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2013 – Vistage Chair Lonnie Martin has recently launched a new Chief Executive Group in Sacramento, CA. The Vistage Group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Martin joins nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 16,000 members in 15 countries.
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SAN DIEGO, JANUARY 9, 2013 – The Vistage CEO Confidence Index was 87.0 in the 4th quarter of 2012, down from 89.0 in the 3rd quarter and lower than the 98.8 index posted in 4th quarter of 2011. CEOs reported a continued slowdown in the pace of economic growth and anticipated overall economic conditions would remain subdued in the first half of 2013.
Training Magazine has recognized Vistage International Inc. among its 2013 Top 125 Organizations for training and development. Vistage was ranked 57th worldwide among entrants. The rankings for the 125 leading organizations were unveiled during an awards gala at the Training 2013 Conference & Expo from February 18-20 in Orlando, FL.