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July 19th, 2019
When is the last time you revisited your sales letter? If you’re like most, you haven’t looked at it in months, possibly years … if you have one at all. It tends to be one of those things that’s produced by someone in “marketing” and gets little attention from the CEO or business owner. This
July 12th, 2019
“The single most important strategy you can use to maximize the value of all other strategies is to communicate on a regular basis with everyone who contributes, or ever will contribute, in any way to your business success.” ~ Jay Abraham As simple as it sounds, this is not a strategy practiced by most business
July 6th, 2019
Around the table at LXCouncil meetings, our CEOs and business leaders discuss a wide range of topics. One that came up recently centered around what businesses are doing to attract and retain the best employees. In a job market that favors workers, this can be a challenge for businesses of all sizes. The discussion quickly
June 22nd, 2019
Chris Hogan, author of “Everyday Millionaires”, has a famous saying: “Good leaders help people get better at their jobs. Great leaders help people get better at life.” Great leaders work to connect on a deeper level with their team members. They serve not just as a leader in the business, but as a coach, a
June 15th, 2019
A simple Google search for “how many decisions do we make per day” will yield a mind-boggling answer of 35,000. That’s just an average for a simple human being. What about for a CEO or business owner? Maybe it’s more that 35,000 … or maybe they just make “more important” decisions on daily basis. But that’s
June 7th, 2019
Many times our members share tools and best practices with other LXCouncil members during our monthly meetings. 15Five is an app that was shared recently by one of our business owner members, and it’s very interesting! As busy leaders in our companies, we often let feedback, praise, 1-on-1 meetings, and reviews happen just annually, or
May 31st, 2019
Ask yourself this question: “Have I reached my full potential?” If you’re like most CEOs, you’re probably not even close. In fact, when we ask our CEOs this question, they consistently answer that they are only at around 20 percent of their potential. There is no right answer; it’s personal to you. But if you
May 20th, 2019
As the leader in the business, you should be working ON the business rather than IN the business. This philosophy was introduced in the book, eMyth, by Michael Gerber. Most business owners and CEOs understand that the only way to truly scale a business is through effective delegation. While most business owners think they are good at
May 17th, 2019
Challenge: Test Your Team With this One Question WHAT DO WE DO? We’re pretty confident you’ll be surprised by the variety of answers you receive. In fact, there are studies that show that more than 70% of front-line employees cannot clearly articulate what their company does and how it’s different than the competition. Building a
May 9th, 2019
As business leaders, we are faced with dozens of decisions daily … many of them are difficult decisions. In fact, this problem is so prevalent that there are hundreds and hundreds of books written on the subject of leadership decision making, approaches, and philosophies. Surely you’re familiar with several of the following popular approaches. “Eat