Business trends for 2024 and beyond
Entering 2024, small and midsize businesses are again facing heightened uncertainty fueled by global conflicts, environmental impacts, emerging technologies and the prospects of an economic slowdown.
To help CEOs make informed decisions based on these challenges, Vistage speaker and strategy expert Marc Emmer updates small and midsize businesses (SMBs) on business trends for 2024 in four key areas and shares how CEOs and business owners can leverage such insights for a competitive advantage:
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About the presenter
Marc Emmer is an author, speaker and consultant recognized as a thought leader throughout North America as an expert in strategy & strategic planning. The release of Marc’s second book, Momentum: How Companies Decide What to Do Next, was covered online by Yahoo Finance, Marketwatch, CBS and NBC. Marc is a frequent contributor to the Vistage Research Center, inc.com and forbes.com.
Optimize has an impressive client list including public companies such as Starbucks, CBRE, Rio Tinto, Justice (stores), Klipsch and over 80 Vistage members. Marc has worked in a diverse range of industries including financial services, health care, technology and energy. Marc has also served as an advisor to several serial entrepreneurs and has served on numerous for-profit and nonprofit boards.
Marc is also an accomplished speaker, having delivered over 400 keynotes for organizations such as the Association for Corporate Growth, Vistage, Allinial Global and the National Coaches and Mentors Association. His weekly strategy blog is received by over two thousand senior executives.