Tips From The Top for September 2018

Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash   As a certified peer group facilitator with The Alternative Board (TAB), I get the opportunity to review ideas and insights from TAB facilitators and members from around the world. Here are my top picks for September 2018…

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What are the Worst Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader?

              It takes a lot of smarts, experience, vision, intuition and skill to be an effective leader, CEO or business owner. But all leaders must be mindful that their ability to make mistakes—just like everyone else—doesn’t magically disappear when they reach the C-Suite. What’s also true is that […]

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Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes: Failing to Hold Themselves Accountable

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 expertise of only themselves. […]

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Tips From The Top for August 2018

Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash As a certified peer group facilitator with The Alternative Board (TAB), I get the opportunity to review ideas and insights from TAB facilitators and members from around the world. Here are my top picks for August 2018…

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Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes: Seeking Advice From The Wrong People

In our ongoing series about the biggest mistakes we’ve found that business owners make, we take a look at the common mistake of seeking business advice from the wrong people. Starting a business is such a personal venture, and many small business owners begin their foray into their industries trying to do everything all by […]

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Tips From The Top for July 2018

Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash As a certified peer group facilitator with The Alternative Board (TAB), I get the opportunity to review ideas and insights from TAB facilitators and members from around the world. Here are my top picks for July 2018…

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How to Manage Your Mobile Workforce

                    The American workforce is changing the nature of “work” as we once knew it. The days when employees absolutely had to work at a desk, in an office, are long gone. While many businesses still insist on keeping their workforce on-site, more than 30 percent […]

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CEOs Save Time by Learning to Say “No”

Learn to Say No!                               How many times in a day do people approach you or your gatekeeper with a request, suggestion or some other time-consuming appeal? Like many other business leaders, your first inclination may be to say, “OK,” […]

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Save Time with Fewer (and More Productive) Meetings

  For most companies, there’s no way around having meetings as a way to conduct day-to-day business. At the same time, it’s hard to find any CEO or business owner who doesn’t experience frustration at having to participate in so many meetings, or who feels stymied by the lack of concrete results that come […]

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Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes: Not Having a Vision for Their Business

As we continue our series about the biggest mistakes of most business owners, we here at The Alexander Group explore the concept of “vision” and why it is so important for the short-term and long-term success of a business. Early in any business endeavor, most business owners are forced to focus primarily on dollars and […]

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