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September 15th, 2019
All leaders hope they never have to deal with a significant crisis that has the potential to destroy a company. That said, it’s the smart leaders who are prepared and have a well thought-out (and documented) plan in advance of a crisis situation. When a crisis hits, the last thing you should do is “wing
September 6th, 2019
In Michael Michalowicz’s new book, Clockwork, he challenges you to analyze your company’s time as the first step in designing your business to run itself. In this article, we’re going to take a quick look at his 4D model, which is the model for his time analysis technique. It’s brilliant in its simplicity and can
August 30th, 2019
Much is written on the importance of settings goals. And even more is written on how to actually set the goals. You’ve likely heard of the SMART approach to goal setting: SMART is an acronym for the 5 elements of specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-based. While the SMART approach to goal setting is highly effective,
August 26th, 2019
Who doesn’t love a little inspiration to kick start their week? In this week’s blog, we’ve assembled 7 tremendous leadership tips from several business greats. Enjoy! DEVELOP INCREDIBLE SELECTIVE IGNORANCE Laser focus on the important things is critical. Unless it significantly moves the needle of the business, it should be delegated. As a leader in
August 18th, 2019
New members to LXCouncil are asked to do a DiSC® Profile for leaders. The DiSC® profile is a non-judgmental tool used to identify people’s behavioral differences. When you participate in a DiSC® profile, you’re asked to complete a series of questions that produce a detailed report about your personality and behavior. You also receive tips
August 9th, 2019
While LXCouncil is highly beneficial for most business owners and business leaders, we do uphold criteria of professional and personal credentials for members and moderators in the council and expect that each member be courteous, respectful, confidential, and and forthcoming. Many businessmen and women simply do not fit the model for our councils. Before inquiring about
August 2nd, 2019
“A boss says ‘Go!’ A leader says ‘Let’s Go.’” ~ E.M. Kelly As the CEO or business owner of your company, it’s imperative that you drive the company mission and vision each and every day. The question is, do you do it as a boss, or as a leader? Let’s assume we’re all leaders here … Is it enough
July 26th, 2019
As a CEO or business owner, true ” leadership zen” probably seems elusive. Leading people, by its very nature, elicits a broad array of emotions every single day, ranging from anger and frustration to pure joy and delight. Controlling your stress responses as a leader can be a challenge, as best. If I asked you
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