Category Archives for Business Consulting

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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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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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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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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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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