From Kelly's Desk

Weather The Storm

Three weeks into the New Year we finally have some winter weather washing over the country impacting over 50 million people in the northeast. With up to 2 feet of snow in Washington, D.C. this weekend, people are bundling up, buying snow shovels and flashlights. Major travel delays as a result of blowing snow and […]

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The Rise and Fall During an Election Year

As I get ready in the morning I try and update myself with the latest news in regards to today’s politicians and the presidential campaign. I listen to the news playing in the background, glance at the “breaking news” alerts sent to my phone and hear NPR blasting from my car radio, and all I […]

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Reflect….Set….Go!

As the New Year approaches, now is a great time to not only plan for the upcoming year, but reflect back on your accomplishments in the past year. Here at Vistage Florida, I encourage my people to do a couple of specific things as the year comes to a close: When looking back on the […]

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Family First

The holidays are a great time to reflect on family and serve as a reminder of what we find most important. All year long we work hard to provide for the family whom we love so much. In doing so, we can easily lose sight of our real goals. We get so wrapped up in […]

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Millennials: What Do They Want?

Every generation tells a different story. Its members have faced various states of the economy, fought different battles and overcome diverse societal obstacles. These events and circumstances shape their ideas and beliefs, and essentially give characteristics to a generation.  As the Millennial generation surpasses Generation X as the largest living generation and continues to expand […]

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80/20 Vision

Martin Luther King, Jr. Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, and Billy Graham. What do you think when you hear these names? What do they have in common? Most would say they are some of the best speakers of the modern era. They were gifted and could move the masses with their words. They had […]

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Letting Go

As football season nears the end, so do the jobs of many professional and collegiate coaches around the country.  Firing a coach can be a hard thing to do for organizations. Like in the work place, it sometimes boils down to whether or not they are culturally a good fit. Culture overrides everything, both on […]

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It’s the Thought that Counts

As Black Friday approaches, millions of shoppers prepare for long lines, angry shoppers, and supposedly good deals on hot retail items. Some shoppers will be buying for themselves, but most put themselves through this retail war zone in hopes of snagging the perfect gift for friends and loved ones for the upcoming holidays. Many of […]

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Staying Health Conscious at the Office

Those of us who are lucky enough to sit behind a desk do not have the luxury of getting our workout in through our work. Often times, long hours and approaching deadlines do not allot us time for exercising outside of work, but believe it or not, the office still provides opportunities to improve our […]

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Efficiently Planning

Time management is arguably one of the most important aspects of a professional’s success. The ability to efficiently handle a busy schedule is essential for CEOs and has been a topic of discussion among Vistage group members. A planner, whether paper or electronic, is a tool many experienced business professionals use as a way of […]

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