We are halfway through another great year of Vistage and I wanted to provide an update to all members.  

Companies Break in the Middle:
After 40 years in business I have an observation, companies break in the middle.  I’ve captured these thoughts and ideas to strengthen the middle in your company in my most recent blog post, found here.

Emerging Leader Program:  
This September I am launching a new Emerging Leader program and encourage you to consider this opportunity for the rising leaders in your company or others.  The introductory meeting is August 15th at 3 pm.  Enrollment is open exclusively for Vistage member companies until July 7th.  After that, we will open it to the San Antonio business community.  Space is limited to 30 participants. Information and registration can be found at www.tomcuthbert.com/emerging or email Linsay at admin@tomcuthbert.com.

Nominate to Support SA Youth:  
Between now and the end of 2018, I will donate up to $1,800 to SA Youth for any member who nominates a Vistage member candidate who then joins a CEO or Key group by December.  This applies to nominations for anywhere in the US,  The donation will be given 90 days after their start date.  Visit www.tomcuthbert.com/nominate to enter your nominations.  I will personally speak to them and ensure they are treated respectfully.

Tom’s Summer Book Club:  
I am asking all members to read, “Leadership and Self Deception” by the Arbinger Institute over the summer.  This has been one of the most impactful books I have read in the last few years.  So much so, that in July I am attending a 2-day training class in Utah by the Arbinger Institute to improve my skills and ability to coach.  We will discuss this book and its impact on you and your work at our August meeting. Find the book on Amazon HERE and Audible HERE.

New Books Page:  
I have launched a new book page to help us share books with each other.  You will find a simple form for you to submit books you’ve read that you want to share with the Vistage community.  Please submit the information at www.tomcuthbert.com/books.  You can also look through the books to find suggestions and reviews from others!

Important Resources:

Updated 121 Resources:
More resources for successful 121's can be found at www.tomcuthbert.com/121.  Find ways to get the most out of your 121 here.  

Meeting and Speaker Schedules for 2018 and 2019:

CE2734  CE4446   Key9234  TA1407

Upcoming events:

  • October 2:  Women in Leadership Event at the Witte Museum
    The Vistage Women in Leadership event is a unique opportunity for San Antonio women leaders to form relationships with other leaders in the city, discuss hot-button issues, and gain insights to push their leadership to a higher level.  It is an empowering experience enriched by a speaker on issues pertinent to women leaders’ challenges and continued success.

  • December 9th from 4-8 pm:  Vistage Holiday Party

Goals Check in:
Take a moment at mid year to review your goals.  Are you achieving the goals you set for 2018? If not, what’s in the way?  What will you do differently in the second half of the year. As a resource (and my own accountability) I have updated my goals page.  Find resources and my update at www.tomcuthbert.com/goals

Thank you for being a part of the Vistage community.  I look forward to a successful second half of 2018!