Fresh Octane Tour Celebrates American Business Leadership and Innovation


Alpha Board’s 2013-14 Fresh Octane Business Leadership Tour Gives Voice to American Businesses Fresh Octane® Energy to Grow™: It’s time to plant the seeds of renewed prosperity on behalf of American Business. NeuVision Group and Alpha Board are proud to announce the 2013-2014 Fresh Octane Tour to showcase great businesses that are truly committed to leadership, innovation … [Read more...]

Derailed: Five Lessons Learned From Catastrophic Failures of Leadership


There must be a million books out there on leadership. And whether we’re aspiring leaders or analytical followers, leadership is something that we all have an opinion on. As a result, books about the great leadership successes draw us like magnets. But Tim Irwin, Ph.D., looks at the discussion of leadership from the opposite perspective—leadership failures. That’s what makes … [Read more...]

Crisis Leadership from Former Fortune 500 CEO Bill George

Bill George 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis

While pundits and experts are churning out a plethora of books analyzing the causes of the 2008 economic crisis, it’s refreshing to find a practical book that provides some good thinking on how to manage for success in cri sis situations. In his new book, “7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis,” Harvard Business School Professor and former Medtronic CEO and Chairman Bill George, … [Read more...]

Profits Are Everything


Pssssst! Do you own your own business? Are profits hurting a little in this current economy? Well I’ve got this guy I want you to meet. His name is George Cloutier. He’s a Harvard grad that Business Week dubbed a “Turnaround Ace” and his focus has always been on small business. Actually, you may not even need to hire him, just read his book. … [Read more...]