Sage Insights into Success of Stone Brewing Co.

Posted on August 16, 2014

Stone Brewing Co. has grown into the nation’s 10th-largest craft brewer by tapping into its customers’ thirst for freedom, one of six key emotional measures of values-driven marketing, Zenzi Communications CEO Sarah Hardwick told a group of San Diego business … Continued

Executives: Don't Become a Slave to Cannot

Posted on August 11, 2014

“Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.” Diane Sawyer I associate with amazing people who are accomplishing great … Continued

Good Reasons for Business Executives to Join Sage

Posted on August 5, 2014

Brian Yui,  co-founder of Sage Executive Group and a serial entrepreneur himself in the travel and real estate fields, explains why chief executive officers and San Diego entrepreneurs in leadership positions can benefit from frank discussions with their peers about … Continued

Sales Leads Often Need More Follow Through

Posted on July 21, 2014

We all sell something in business. When I see the amounts of money spent on marketing every year, and then look at what happens with leads once a company receives them, it makes me believe that the waste in business … Continued

Presence Is A Key to Executive Leadership

Posted on July 12, 2014

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  Maya Angelou, author and poet (1928-2014) This week we had the privilege of hearing Dr. … Continued

Tony Gwynn Left a Legacy of Giving

Posted on June 24, 2014

“What can I do for you?” Tony Gwynn Several years ago I got a call from the Tony and Alicia Gwynn Foundation, and we agreed to provide some much needed equipment. I went along with our technical people to the … Continued

Write Down and Teach Your Business Values

Posted on June 10, 2014

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey I was invited to participate in a meeting last week to discuss the following question: “How do I maintain and … Continued

Executives: Beware Trying to "Fix" Those Who Don't Fit

Posted on May 31, 2014

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” Maya Angelou This has been my favorite saying when it comes to refining and improving business cultures.  I am constantly in debate with amazing leaders who live the … Continued

Sage CEO named to Urban Corps honorary board

Posted on May 27, 2014

The Urban Corps of San Diego has named Jerry Rollins, CEO and Chairman of Sage Executive Group, to the Honorary Committee for its 25th anniversary celebration.  Sage, a peer advisory organization for CEOs and other top business executives, has a … Continued

Honor our vets with a job

Posted on May 27, 2014

In thinking about my weekly message, I of course had to say something about Memorial Day. I did not know when it was established, so I went to Wiki. Here is the short form description. Memorial Day: From Wikipedia, the … Continued