SAGE Business Barometer – Kevin Landry

Posted on February 26, 2015

The business leaders who belong to Sage Executive Group deal with challenges across a broad spectrum of the economy and have first-hand understanding of the opportunities and obstacles ahead. This blog from members of Sage’s peer-to-peer advisory groups offers insights … Continued

Weekly Wisdom: Can Fear Be A Great Motivator?

Posted on February 4, 2015

Have you ever had pre-game jitters, been nervous before a big sales presentation, or been concerned about delivering bad news to an employee, boss or board of directors? My answer to the question of Fear as a Motivator is both … Continued

SAGE Business Barometer – Robert Westfall

Posted on January 29, 2015

The business leaders who share ideas and experiences as members of Sage Executive Group deal daily with the economy and its challenges. They offer their views and advice in Sage’s Barometer on Business blog. Robert Westfall is president of Solatube … Continued

Hiring Best Athlete for the Job Pays Off

Posted on December 3, 2014

Are you hiring the best athletes available? There is a practice among successful pro sports teams that drafting the best athlete available is the way to develop winning teams. I believe this is also true in business and by doing … Continued

Practice the 6P's of Great Teams

Posted on November 14, 2014

My observations of great teams in both my business and professional sports careers have led me to believe that there are parallel practices common to both.  Here are the 6P’s of great teams. Preparation: They prepare in advance and always … Continued

McKibbin, Hunter Appointed as Sage Executive Group Co-coachs

Posted on November 6, 2014

Stacey McKibbin and Chuck Hunter, both experienced business management consultants, were recently named co-coachs to work with CEOs from mid-sized firms who are members of Sage Executive Group, a fast-growing peer advisory organization. In their mentoring and training roles heading … Continued

Sage Executive Group Announces Four New Advisory Groups

Posted on October 29, 2014

Sage Executive Group, which started two years ago as a peer advisory organization for CEOS, has launched four new groups for business executives in finance, operations, sales and marketing and business development and for CEOs in small to mid-size companies. Founded … Continued

Sage Executive Group Appoints Tom Deverell as CEO Group Facilitator

Posted on October 22, 2014

Veteran San Diego business executive Tom Deverell has been named coach for a group of chief executive officers who meet to share ideas, explore solutions and develop their companies as part of the expansion of Sage Executive Group, a peer … Continued

Count the Value of Every Second

Posted on September 27, 2014

This one is worth sharing… THE MAGIC BANK ACCOUNT THE AUTHOR IS NOT KNOWN. THIS MESSAGE WAS FOUND IN THE BILLFOLD OF LEGENDARY ALABAMA FOOTBALL COACH PAUL BEAR BRYANT AFTER HE DIED IN 1982. Imagine that you had won the … Continued

Learn about Stone Brewing Co. from Sage Executive Group Event

Posted on September 19, 2014

Sage Executive Group gives an opportunity for San Diego-area professional to meet and hear from an expert in the world of business at quarterly networking events, and key elements of the presentation by Sarah Hardwick, CEO of Zenzi Communications, are … Continued