Category Archives for Business Planning

Track These KPIs to Find the Financial Health of Your Business

Track These KPIs. Your business is rolling along, you seem to be making a profit, and it feels like you’re growing. That’s all great news — but it doesn’t necessarily mean that your business is in good financial health. Certain key performance indicators (KPIs) are quantifiable, and these are the metrics you need to gauge […]

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Getting the most out of your coaching sessions

Getting the most out of your coaching sessions. There was once a time that business and executive coaching was reserved for the top-tier of C-suite members or the presidents of multi-million dollar brands, but in recent years it’s been difficult to dismiss the value of coaching for entrepreneurs from all walks of life. The benefits […]

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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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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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Tips From The Top for March 2018

Tips From The Top for March 2018

Tips From The Top for March 2018 Tips From The Top for March 2018. 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 March 2018…

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