CEO of The Institute For Trend Research (ITR), Beaulieu presented the economic outlook for various industries and the global economy. Specifically, he provided insights on what this means for businesses, what leaders can expect from interest rates, and strategies to leverage the economic recovery for business success.
Some of the key takeaways from Beaulieu’s presentation included:
A positive overall economic outlook for the current standing of the United States
Insights on investments, with regard to bonds vs. stocks and natural resources
Global economic outlooks by continent – those performing well, those improving and those to avoid
Following Beaulieu’s presentation, a panel of Vistage Group 2046 members spoke on their experiences with the group. Panelists included Michael Wynn of Sunshine ACE Hardware, Samira Beckwith of Hope Healthcare Services and Theo Etzel of Conditioned Air and were led by Vistage 2046 chair, Barbara Monti.
ABOUT BRIAN BEAULIEU
Brian Beaulieu has been an economist for ITR (http://www.ITReconomics.com) since 1982 and is currently the CEO. He has been primarily engaged in applied research in business cycle trend analysis, growth cycle trend analysis and the utilization of cyclical analysis at a practical business level. The applied research conducted by ITR includes domestic and international economic issues. Brian is also engaged in fundamental research focused on long-range quantitative forecasting of basic industrial and financial trends.
Vistage, a CEO membership organization was founded in 1957. Its mission is to increase the effectiveness and enhance the lives of members. Vistage has 15,000 members in 16 countries who meet in small groups of up to 18 non-competing companies. A Chair leads each group; Barbara Monti leads Vistage 2046, which she launched in Southwest Florida in 1996. Members help one another to become better leaders, make better decisions, and achieve better results. Vistage membership is by invitation only. For more information, contact Barbara Monti at (239) 949-4400.