A Small Business Guide to Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies aren’t new on the scene and blockchain technology has been adopted on many levels by larger enterprises for different processes. Until recently, however, cryptocurrencies (also called cryptos) weren’t something that small businesses could afford to accept or use — but that’s all changing with innovative tech tools that are cost-efficient and accessible regardless of […]

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Overcoming Post-Pandemic Recovery Challenges

It seems that we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with regards to the current COVID-19 pandemic, which has organizations of all sizes building resiliency and future-proofing their processes. However, while many remain positive that growth is coming, small businesses are still struggling with challenges that stand in the way of […]

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The Benefits of a Peer Advisory Board

While there are plenty of rewarding aspects that come with owning a business, it can also come with challenges that only other entrepreneurs are familiar with. A peer advisory board offers a way for business owners to connect with each other, share challenges, and brainstorm solutions for personal and professional growth.  Support Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All You […]

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Watching Out for Small Business Scams

Our clients tell us one of the most powerful benefits of formally meeting regularly with a group of other business owners is getting insights from experts in fields outside of their own. For over 15 years, peer group member Fred Moore, President of Moore Computing, has been helping his peers tackle complicated IT challenges like […]

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Business Coaching

Do You Need a Business Coach?

The past year has been a struggle for many businesses of all sizes and across all industries, and the events of 2020 have been unprecedented for owners and leaders who thought they had already been through it all. Many are questioning what’s ahead and struggling to pivot with the future of the economy so uncertain. […]

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Developing and Executing Your Succession Plan and Exit Strategy

The Richard Greene Company was established in 1958 as a manufacturer’s representative selling timers and sensing products, before transitioning into the distribution of industrial control products in the 1970s. In 1978, the founder’s son (and namesake) Rich Greene joined the organization before becoming the owner in the mid-1990s and built thriving relationships with both clients […]

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The Cost of Ransomware Attacks to Businesses

As technology innovates, more small businesses are leveraging tools and software that help with processes. Unfortunately, it’s these same investments that are leaving organizations of all sizes open to bad actors. The truth is that cybercriminals will always manage to find a back door and make it their job to be one step ahead of […]

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A Guide to Geofencing Marketing

If you’ve ever driven past your favorite coffee shop and received a discount notification on your phone or received a coupon for a store as you’ve walked by, you experienced geofencing marketing.  Geofencing technology has been around for some time. It’s location-based technology that uses GPS or RFID technology to create a digital fence around […]

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Navigating A Business Pivot

Perhaps the only thing harder than starting your business in the first place is undertaking a business pivot — especially during an economic downturn. Pivoting means that you’re walking away from everything about your business that you know to be true, and moving towards a new model that carries an inherent risk of failure.  However, […]

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Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes: Do You Have a Succession Plan or Exit Strategy?

Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes In our continuing series about the biggest mistakes we see from business owners, The Alexander Group takes a look at the failure of some business owners to hold themselves accountable. There are ways to escape those personal, protective bubbles to help ensure the owner makes the smartest decisions possible—reaching beyond the […]

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