Quinn Vistage Groups
Professional peers who have been where you are and
help you get where you want to go
Vistage Chairs Chris and Ana Quinn have numerous groups in the Raleigh-Durham area and several which meet virtually. There is a place for leaders of all levels of experience and companies of every size. Chris and Ana facilitate all sessions and the groups are all filled with high-performing leaders. Learn more below.
A Vistage CEO Peer Group is a business networking and support group for chief executive officers (CEOs) and business owners. It is a professionally facilitated forum where CEOs come together on a monthly basis to share their experiences, insights, challenges, and best practices in a confidential and non-competitive environment. The group typically consists of members from diverse industries and backgrounds, allowing for a wide range of perspectives and ideas. Vistage CEO Peer Groups aim to provide a supportive and collaborative community where CEOs can learn from each other, receive feedback and guidance, and develop their leadership skills. The sessions usually involve discussions, presentations, guest speakers, and workshops on various business-related topics. Members often form strong connections and valuable relationships, enabling them to foster personal and professional growth. The primary benefits of participating in a Vistage CEO Peer Group include: 1. Peer support and accountability: Members have a trusted ‘Board of Peers’ who understand their unique challenges and can provide support, encouragement, and accountability. 2. Collective wisdom: The group's diverse perspectives and experiences offer valuable insights and fresh ideas that can help members make better decisions and overcome obstacles. 3. Personal and professional growth: Through group discussions, presentations, and access to expert resources, members can develop their leadership skills, gain new knowledge, and improve their business acumen. 4. Confidentiality: The group operates under strict confidentiality, allowing members to openly discuss sensitive issues and receive honest feedback without fear of judgment or competition.
Small Business Group
A Vistage Small Business Group is a peer advisory group specifically designed for small business owners and leaders. It provides a supportive and confidential environment for members to share their challenges, gain different perspectives, and receive valuable insights and feedback from other experienced business professionals. The group typically consists of around 10 to 15 small business owners or leaders from non-competing industries. They meet on a regular basis, usually once a month, to discuss various business-related topics and share their experiences, successes, and failures. During the meetings, members have the opportunity to present their current business issues or challenges and receive input and advice from the group. The discussions are facilitated by a Vistage Chair, an experienced business leader who guides the conversation and ensures that all members have the opportunity to contribute and benefit from the group's collective wisdom. In addition to the monthly meetings, Vistage Small Business Groups often organize guest speaker events, workshops, and other learning opportunities to further enhance the members' business knowledge and skills. The primary benefits of participating in a Vistage Small Business Group include: 1. Peer support and accountability: Members have a trusted network of fellow small business owners who understand their unique challenges and can provide support, encouragement, and accountability. 2. Collective wisdom: The group's diverse perspectives and experiences offer valuable insights and fresh ideas that can help members make better decisions and overcome obstacles. 3. Personal and professional growth: Through group discussions, presentations, and access to expert resources, members can develop their leadership skills, gain new knowledge, and improve their business acumen. 4. Confidentiality: The group operates under strict confidentiality, allowing members to openly discuss sensitive issues and receive honest feedback without fear of judgment or competition. Overall, a Vistage Small Business Group provides a platform for small business owners to connect, learn, and grow together, ultimately helping them achieve greater success and sustainability in their businesses.
Key Executive Group
A Vistage Key Executive Group is a professional development and networking group specifically designed for key executives within an organization. These executives typically hold positions such as COO, CFO, CMO, and other senior leadership roles. The group provides a confidential and collaborative environment where executives can share their experiences, challenges, and best practices with their peers. Vistage Key Executive Groups are professionally facilitated and aim to enhance the leadership skills and decision-making capabilities of key executives. Group sessions often involve discussions, presentations, workshops, and guest speakers on topics relevant to executive leadership and management. Members have the opportunity to learn from each other's experiences, gain valuable insights, and receive feedback and guidance on their professional development. The group members come from diverse industries and backgrounds, which allows for a broad range of perspectives and expertise. Building strong relationships and connections with other key executives can be beneficial for personal and professional growth, as well as for networking and expanding business opportunities.
Advancing Leader Group
The Vistage Advancing Leader Program is a leadership development program designed to help mid-level managers and emerging leaders enhance their leadership skills and capabilities. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum that focuses on key areas such as strategic thinking, decision-making, effective communication, team building, and personal growth. Participants in the program attend a series of workshops, seminars, and coaching sessions led by experienced facilitators and industry experts. They also have the opportunity to network and collaborate with other leaders from various industries and backgrounds, fostering a diverse and dynamic learning environment. Throughout the program, participants are encouraged to apply what they have learned to real-life challenges and situations in their organizations. They receive personalized feedback and guidance from their peers and coaches, helping them to gain new insights and develop practical strategies for driving organizational success. The Vistage Advancing Leader Program is known for its interactive and experiential learning approach, which combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on activities, case studies, and group discussions. The program also emphasizes the importance of self-reflection and self-awareness, helping participants to identify their strengths, areas for improvement, and personal leadership style.
Emerging Leader Group
The Vistage Emerging Leader Program is a two-year leadership development program specifically designed for high-potential individuals who are early in their careers and show promise as future leaders. The program aims to accelerate their growth and equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in leadership roles. Participants in the program engage in a series of workshops, seminars, and coaching sessions led by experienced facilitators and industry experts. They receive comprehensive training in key areas such as communication, decision-making, problem-solving, team building, and personal development. The program emphasizes practical application and hands-on learning, providing participants with opportunities to practice and refine their leadership skills. Through case studies, simulations, and group activities, participants gain valuable insights into real-world leadership challenges and develop strategies to overcome them. In addition to the structured curriculum, the Vistage Emerging Leader Program provides participants with access to a network of peers and mentors. This network allows for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and ongoing support as participants navigate their leadership journeys. By completing the Vistage Emerging Leader Program, participants can expect to enhance their leadership capabilities, gain confidence in their decision-making, and develop the skills needed to drive results and inspire others. The program sets them on a path towards future leadership success and positions them as valuable assets to their organizations.
Trusted Advisor Group
The Vistage Trusted Advisor Group is a professional development program that focuses on helping individuals develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become trusted advisors to their clients. The program is designed for professionals in various industries who work in client-facing roles, such as consultants, salespeople, and account managers. The program emphasizes the development of strong client relationships based on trust, credibility, and integrity. Participants learn how to understand their clients' needs and goals, ask probing questions, and actively listen to their clients to gain a deep understanding of their challenges and objectives. By participating in the Vistage Trusted Advisor Group, participants can expect to enhance their ability to build trust with their clients, become more effective communicators, and provide valuable solutions that meet their clients' needs. The program equips participants with the skills and tools to become trusted advisors who are seen as strategic partners by their clients, ultimately leading to increased client satisfaction and business success.
Vistage Inside Group
The Vistage Inside Program is an initiative that focuses on developing the leadership skills and capabilities of individuals within an organization. It is designed for employees at all levels who are looking to enhance their leadership abilities, increase their impact within the organization, and drive business results. The focus is on addressing specific organizational issues and opportunities to optimize decision making and impact. The program consists of a series of workshops, group discussions, and coaching sessions led by experienced facilitators and industry experts. Participants engage in interactive activities and discussions that help them develop a deeper understanding of leadership principles and best practices. The Vistage Inside Program covers a wide range of topics, including effective communication, team building, problem-solving, decision-making, and strategic thinking. Participants learn how to identify and leverage their strengths, develop their emotional intelligence, and build strong relationships with their colleagues and teams. Through the Vistage Inside Program, participants gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become effective leaders within their organization. They learn how to inspire and motivate their teams, drive innovation and change, and create a positive and productive work environment. By completing the Vistage Inside Program, participants can expect to enhance their leadership capabilities, increase their influence within the organization, and contribute to the overall success and growth of the company. The program equips participants with the tools and strategies they need to lead with confidence, make informed decisions, and achieve their professional goals.
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