The Alexander Group Combined Board Meeting

The Alexander Group Combined Board Meeting, 2018

The Alexander Group Combined Board Meeting. On December 12, 2018 we combined monthly peer boards 501, 403, and 404 into one board meeting.  The event featured some outside speakers as well as service awards to celebrate significant member milestones.  The program was followed by a holiday celebration of a great 2018 for The Alexander Group […]

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Business Owners Should Do

Five Things Business Owners Should Do Before The End Of The Year

Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash Business Owners Should Do. There are plenty of things savvy business owners should do before year’s end: set goals for next year, thank employees for their contributions, conduct year-end reviews, plan the company Christmas party… the list is long. But you’d better add tax planning too!

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AxleBoy Automotive and The Alexander Group

AxleBoy Automotive and The Alexander Group, A Case Study

AxleBoy Automotive and The Alexander Group Scott Carline, owner of Axleboy Automotive has been working with The Alexander Group as a peer board member and business coaching client since 2010. He credits the relationship with helping his business grow and thrive.

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Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes

Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes: Failing to Allocate Time for Life Beyond Business

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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Failing to Hold Themselves Accountable

Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes: Failing to Hold Themselves Accountable

Failing to Hold Themselves Accountable 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 […]

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Seeking Advice From The Wrong People

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

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 […]

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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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Not Having a Vision for Their Business

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

Not Having a Vision for Their Business 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 […]

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Failing to See the Value in Delegation

Business Owners’ Biggest Mistakes: Failing to See the Value in Delegation

Failing to See the Value in Delegation Failing to See the Value in Delegation. Every business owner wants to see all of their hard work and financial investment result in a company that is well-run, profitable, and successful in every sense of the word, but unfortunately, that does not always happen. There are a number […]

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