Become the hero of your own
Expert guidance for growth-minded entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Marc’s “get real” approach will help you grow the value of your company, increase your real productivity, and become a more effective leader in business and beyond. Marc offers one-on-one coaching,
collaborative peer groups, and expert guidance from start-up to exit.
1 to 1 Coaching
When you’re ready to…
- Make better business decisions
- Grow faster and smarter
- Learn “real” productivity
Collaborative Peer Groups
Marc’s groups are designed for top business leaders who shoulder the weight of their company’s most important decisions. Find out how an executive peer group can make you a more effective leader.
The Value Builder System™ is a systematic approach for helping improve the value of your business inspired by the book Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You. After analyzing more than 40,000 businesses, we discovered those companies with a Value Builder Score of 80 or more received offers that are 71% higher than the average business.
“The ROI on my Vistage investment has been significant. I greatly value the ongoing business learnings, speaker content and group camaraderie. But where I’ve benefitted the most financially is the result of the deep knowledge and broad networks of my Vistage Chair and fellow members. In two instances, I was facing an unanticipated crisis (an internet hack and a legal challenge) and the connections through my group saved me from significant losses of money and time. Without my Vistage network, I would have been Googling to find support providers. Instead, I had the benefit of pre-vetted professional support within a 24 hour timeframe in situations where a quick response was essential.”
COVID has disrupted everything and is bringing about unprecedented changes. However, while many say that we could not have expected COVID, that is not the case. Many people raised the alarm over or planning for a pandemic, and this is not the first time.
For a long time, the middle market hotels have been the growth behind the U.S. hospitality market. Well, COVID once more has sent a wrecking ball through the industry.
Schools are reopening to various degrees across the county. For working parents, the uncertainty surrounding child care and in-person instruction for school-aged children is unprecedented.
The U.S. has returned to an environment where small companies and small-business-like teams at universities innovate outside of large companies and sell them in the market for ideas. While the notion of innovation created by small flexible firms is appealing, the contributions made by large corporate labs were a much more significant benefit to the U.S. So what happened?
For most of us in an office environment, it is now over five months since we vacated our office and began working from home. While the data shows that overall productivity is up, what is becoming apparent is that few are taking vacations since COVID hit.
What is happening out there? Are we returning to normal? I would answer no, but there is hope.
Well, COVID has once more shaken our core processes and what “got us to here, is not going to get us to there.” To survive we have to adapt and change what we do.
For those who have not been following the disaster in the UK with the GCSE A-level exam results, here is a summary.
Special purpose acquisition companies (or SPACs) are back! They are not new, but become trendy during overvalued financial markets are frothy, e.g., before the last crisis and now.
On Monday, a court in California rejected Uber, and Lyft claims that they didn’t need to treat drivers as employees under AB5, a state law passed in 2019. Under AB5, there are three criteria a company must deem to meet to consider workers, independent contractor. More about where gig workers are in the economy, and what the trends look like.