The Power
of Peers

by Leon Shapiro & Leo Bottary


It is the company we keep that defines our success and growth.

In their new book, Leon Shapiro and Leo Bottary introduce the concept of peer advantage: how leaders come together to exchange best practices and new insights. By harnessing the power of peers, you can:


Identify new opportunities and challenges


Feel immediately more confident in your leadership decisions


Accelerate the growth of your business

The Power of Peers features stories of business leaders from a range of industries, highlighting the five essential factors for peer advantage. Readers will discover how peer advantage impacts personal growth, how it is employed to solve complex global challenges, and why it has proven so effective in helping leaders identify the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

About the authors


Leon Shapiro served as CEO of Vistage from March 2013 through January 2016, and is currently a member of Vistage’s board of directors. He has led numerous Peer Advantage workshops, addressing top executives, mid-level employees and business organizations across the country. He also currently serves as a board member for The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO).


Leo Bottary is Vice President, Peer Advantage at Vistage. He directs a thought leadership initiative specific to the power of peers for business leaders and is a member of two key executive peer groups. He is expected to complete his dissertation on learning outcomes for CEO peer group participants in 2016.