CEO and Executive Leadership News

Optimism Stabilizes, Member Growth Continues

This month, Vistage Chair Jeannette Hobson talks with member Philip Bershad, President of Phillip Jeffries, about how he’s taking a cautiously optimistic economic outlook and turning opportunity into company growth. He says the wallcovering company is looking to expand globally, starting with Western Europe, by staying laser focused on their goals of expansion. Find out Philip’s motivation for growth, his best practices for successful globalization, and how to get the best return on ROI in this episode of The Pulse of Small Business.

Introducing the Pulse of Small Business

Discover how you can take action based on the sentiments of hundreds of CEOs and small business owners from across the U.S.

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The WSJ/VISTAGE Small Business CEO Survey


A monthly survey measuring the sentiment of U.S. small-business CEOs and owners about the economy. Respondents are limited to businesses with annual revenues of $1 million to $20 million. The findings are analyzed by Dr. Richard Curtin, University of Michigan. View an interactive tool with the full results at