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Breakdown of the Show

We are broadcasting from the NRG Center in Houston at the Texas Home and Garden Show.

  • Clint Derrick, CEO of Spooltech explains how listening to customers gave him an early warning of the pending oil downturn and the process he went through to survive.
  • Cory Jackson, CEO of CT Gaskets gives a lesson on best practices for recognizing, planning for, and the importance of taking action to survive a market downturn.
  • Brian Lamb, CEO and founder of AXYS Solutions, talks about re-engaging customers and restructuring product offerings to meet the new economic reality.
  • Juan Deshon, CEO of Cordua Restaurant Group, highlights how the impact of oil prices on members of his Vistage CEO peer group helped him recognize the pending downturn in his business and how he continues to grow.

Best Practices discussed in this week’s program include: listening for pending change, having strong Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), managing cash, breakeven analysis, and staff reduction processes.

Each Segment on Video

Segment 1 – Intro from the 20th Annual Texas Home and Garden Show

Segment 2 – Clint Derrick, CEO of Spooltech

Segment 3 – Cory Jackson, CEO of CTG

Segment 4 – Brian Lamb, CEO and Founder of AXYS Solutions

Segment 5 – Juan Deshon, CEO of Cordua Restaurant Group

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