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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
May 2nd, 2019
In Jay Abraham’s invaluable book, “Getting Everything You Can Out of All You’ve Got“, he outlines 21 ways you can out-think, out-perform, and out-earn your competition. If you know anything about Jay Abraham, you know he’s a master of marketing … but not in the common traditional sense. His expertise and authority comes from his
April 21st, 2019
It’s no secret that most companies direct marketing dollars to top of the funnel activity. While necessary at some level, most top of funnel activity has the lowest conversion rate and generally the highest cost per acquisition. Where many businesses fail with their marketing is in leveraging the advocacy of the loyal customers they’ve converted
April 12th, 2019
We’ve all heard the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” When CEOs and business owners are exploring the idea of joining a LXCouncil group, they always want to know what actually occurs at a monthly group meeting. We recently created an infographic that helps illustrate what our members experience, as well as the
April 5th, 2019
As a CEO or Business owner, have you ever felt like you don’t have enough time to do what you need to in order to take your company to the next level? What if you had a team of peers with your same issues, obstacles, and desire to improve themselves that can share THEIR insights
March 30th, 2019
In the book, “Visibility Marketing,” by David Avrin (Visibility International), businesses are challenged to position themselves on a Visibility Matrix through the eyes of a prospective customer or client. The matrix looks like this: Avrin asks businesses to plot where they are today, then plot where they want to be a year from now
March 22nd, 2019
Ever hear the common leadership phrase, “Leaders are readers?” Consider this : simply because it’s common, doesn’t make it true. We subscribe more to Mark Miller’s philosophy (author of “The Secret – What Great Leaders Know and Do”, as well as, “The Heart of Leadership”) . He purports that the best leaders are learners. Learning can
March 15th, 2019
Being “Agile” in your leadership style can directly translate to agility in your business or corporation. History is littered with very successful companies with leadership that did not adapt to changing conditions in the marketplace. The last Blockbuster store in the world is in Oregon. Think of the thousands of stores that existed just a