Listen To This Article
Bob Carrothers is a Master Vistage Chair and past CEO, who has been chosen to be a featured provider to “Expert Profiles” Professional Discussions with Innovators and Influencers, a collection of Experts advice to prospering in your respective industries.
Beginning in 1996, Bob Carrothers began working with many exquisite CEOs and several different businesses in a large range of industries as a Vistage Chair. In 2014 he was awarded the title of Master Chair. Bob has spent over 12 thousand hours coaching business leaders, key managers, and CEOs. Besides, he has spent well more than 4500 hours facilitating group meetings. These Vistage meetings are planned to provide these business leaders strong peer to peer review and continuous coverage to innovative thoughts for living their lives and leading their businesses.
In Expert Profiles, Bob Carrothers will address the significance of having Strong Corporate Core Values in any business and how they influence success.
How Carrothers moved from CEO to Master Vistage Chair?
Carrothers shared that he brings his experience to improve performance. He shared that he developed so many skill sets and priceless knowledge from his unique experience in business. As an entrepreneur, he founded three inter-related companies based in the United States. These started out with very little dollar investment and grew to a combined sales revenue of 25 million dollars. After selling these companies to his leadership team, he started a new business which unfortunately failed miserably. This led him in a new direction when he decided he could use his hard-earned lessons help other Business Owners, CEO’s and Key Personnel be more successful. Bob was asked by TEC International, the predecessor of Vistage Worldwide to join them as one of their group leaders (Chairs) in Colorado. It was a perfect fit for him. Bob was asked why Vistage and he stated: “I look forward to sharing my unique experience as well as some lessons learned from my success and from my failures with entrepreneurs, CEO’s, and key personnel to help them be more effective leaders and lead more balanced happier personal lives”. As part of Vistage, he constantly strives to help the members of his peer groups be more successful in growing their businesses.
Anyone of the existing Vistage members Bob works with these days would describe Bob as “a direct, honest and great listener.” All the key items you should look for in your Vistage Chair or business coach. Bob knows how business leaders, management teams, and CEO’s of companies should perform and think to be efficient and successful.
Why this direction?
As said by Carothers, “the reason I perform this work is that I just love it. I like seeing people develop, change and grow, and become great leaders. I like seeing their businesses change. I love walking into a business and seeing the changes that have taken place. I have had the person at the front desk, the receptionist, call me aside and say, “I don’t understand what you people in Vistage are doing, but Thank You because this has become a better place to work.” It’s a wonderful feeling to know what I do is helping others, the leaders, the staff and even the families of all those involved.” Bob stated he has even had spouses, extended family members, and friends approach him and extend their gratitude for his impression on the lives of those he works with. Bob teaches CEOs and business leaders how to work on their business instead of working in their business. He directs them to find balance in both work and personal life.
Working with Bob
No one understands the challenges and needs of CEOs, business owners and key executives better than a Master Vistage Chair who has walked in their member’s shoes. Vistage has been active for more than 60 years, and Vistage must be doing something right because they now have a membership of — 23,000 across 20 countries — of individuals dedicated to improving their businesses, their leadership, their community and each other.
Bob’s Vistage Member Benefit in several different ways.
Bobs Vistage group connects you to salient, trustworthy and applicable insights and resources. It starts with new perspectives from your confidential advisory board of high-caliber business leaders. It continues with research containing the latest data-driven, actionable insights on topics that matter.
Bobs Vistage Group helps you identify new skills, competencies and training you may need as an effective decision-maker.
When your livelihood, the lives of your employees and your reputation are on the line, making the best decision is vital. Bob’s Vistage Groups help you refine your instincts, improve your judgment and expand your perspectives in a confidential, agenda-free environment.
Competition is stiffer and comes from all directions, making growth more challenging. Vistage members, however, operate at an advantage. According to a 2017 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data, Vistage member companies grew 2.2 times faster than average small and medium-sized U.S. businesses.
Get more information:
Contact: Bob Carrothers
Country: United States
Tera Jenkins is a Best Selling Author, host of Business Innovators Radio and contributor to Small Business Trendsetters and Business Innovators Magazine covering Influencers, Innovators and Trendsetters in Business, Health, Finance, and Personal Development.