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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Why Video is Essential

Why Video is Essential for Small Business Marketing

Why Video is Essential Why Video is Essential. For so many reasons, it is not easy to run a small business in a world where goliath corporate entities seem to have you outsmarted and outfunded at every turn, but that doesn’t mean small businesses can’t see more than their fair share of success. It’s not […]

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Alexander Group Client Case Study

Painted into a Corner. A The Alexander Group Client Case Study.

Alexander Group Client Case Study Alexander Group Client Case Study “The Alexander Group gave me the CEO, CFO, and COO experience without actually having one.” -Michael Smith, President, Paintsmiths of Missouri PaintSmiths of Missouri, Inc. is a family-owned, commercial painting contractor based in St. Louis. Established in 1963, the company is now in its second […]

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Better Data = Better Decisions

Better Data = Better Decisions. Accounting for Small Businesses

Better Data = Better Decisions Better Data = Better Decisions. In today’s blog post I’m going to address two types of financial record keeping: cash basis and accrual basis accounting. When I take on a new client, my number one priority is to get the company’s financials in order so the business owners can make […]

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Three Quality Offline Experiences

Three Quality Offline Experiences Business Owners Can Provide Customers

Three Quality Offline Experiences Three Quality Offline Experiences. Having a strong online presence and investing in digital marketing is important for any business. While social media is important, any good business consultant will tell you that providing quality offline experiences for your customers also is important in its own right. Here at The Alexander Group, […]

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Cut Through the Clutter: Using Email to Market Your Business

Using Email to Market Your Business Using Email to Market Your Business. If you’re not using email as a way to promote your business, you’re missing out on an enormous opportunity to engage your current customers and attract new prospects. Email marketing is fast and easy, and it should be considered a regular, and very […]

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Most Business Generational Transfers Fail

Why Most Business Generational Transfers Fail and What You Can Do About It

Most Business Generational Transfers Fail Most Business Generational Transfers Fail. For as long as people have lived in communities and practiced trades, it has been the dream of mothers and fathers that their children take over the family business. Just as kings pass the crown to their progeny, so too do today’s business owners hope […]

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Vacation, Bereavement, Sick Days, and Jury Duty OR PTO? What’s the best policy?

Vacation, Bereavement, Sick Days Vacation, Bereavement, Sick Days. As an employer, it’s very important to understand the different types of HR policies when it comes to employees’ time off. As a leading small business consultant company, we’ve grown to understand a lot about how the implementation of HR policies affects different sizes and types of […]

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American Eagle

The Business Plan for Both Good Times and Bad

Plan for Both Good Times and Bad Plan for Both Good Times and Bad. We can all agree that the US economy is flying very high right now, taking small businesses with it, but what are you doing now to prepare for when the engine stalls? The Alexander Group Peer Board Members and Coaching Clients […]

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Bring Your Own Device

5 Reasons Why “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) is a Very Bad Idea

Bring Your Own Device By Cornell Meyer The Alexander Group Bring Your Own Device. The world has turned digital and phones and computers are now an integral aspect of any business. Any business coach or business consultant will emphasize the necessity for a company and its employees to be digitally connected. But how effective is […]

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