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September 18th, 2020
Coming Out of Crisis is an Opportune Time to Re-Assess Your Business Model Part 2 : VALUE PROPOSITION In this continuing series, we’re considering the need to re-evaluate your business model coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses had to pivot quickly in March of 2020. Whether it be implementing entirely different product/service lines,
September 11th, 2020
Coming Out of Crisis is an Opportune Time to Re-Assess Your Business Model Part 1 : KEY RESOURCES Many businesses had to pivot quickly when the COVID-19 crisis disrupted US companies in March 2020 and beyond. Depending on where you are located in the country, your business may still be dramatically impacted by the quarantine
August 25th, 2020
“Candor is the key to collaborating effectively. Lack of candor leads to dysfunctional environments. Believe me, you don’t want to be at a company where there is more candor in the hallways than in the rooms where fundamental ideas or policy are being hashed out.” ~ Edwin Catmull In part three of our three part series on communication mistakes, it’s time
August 24th, 2020
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ~ George Bernard Shaw In part two of our three part series on communication mistakes, we are addressing one the biggest communication issues for leaders … one-way communication. As the leader of your company, it can be hard to give up control
August 19th, 2020
Let’s be honest, there are more than three communication mistakes that leaders make, but for this series, we’re distilling it down to the three biggest. So let’s get right to it. One of the biggest communication mistakes (if not THE biggest) that leaders make is QUANTITY. Whether intentional, a result of being too busy, or
August 14th, 2020
With the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on businesses across the country, many leaders have been forced to focus most of their time on financial and logistical issues to keep their businesses afloat. As things slowly return to a more normalized tempo, it’s important that you take a step back and consider other elements that
August 5th, 2020
Ross’s expertise in business ownership as well as business consulting will enable leaders to identify their challenges in today’s market for continued growth and success. Kansas City – August 5, 2020 – LXCouncil, the foremost initiator of peer advisory councils for business leaders in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, has chosen Ross Passantino to moderate its
July 29th, 2020
As more and more companies have virtual workers as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, companies are finding that company culture is suffering. Because workers are remote and isolated, the day-to-day interactions and camaraderie that reinforce culture can easily go by the wayside. But it doesn’t have to be that way. LXCouncil members have discussed
July 23rd, 2020
So you’ve committed to a peer advisory group or business mastermind group – congratulations! You’ve made a wise decision that will likely have a long-term, positive impact on your business. Your first meeting will be exciting and potentially a little intimidating. Even the strongest leaders can have tinges of anxiety when sitting around the table with
July 15th, 2020
This has been an ongoing topic on conversation in many of LXCouncil groups after we introduced Michael Michalowicz’s book, “Profit First,” to several of our business mastermind groups last summer. Many of our business owners and CEOs read it and quickly implemented the strategies presented. Others delayed. They either weren’t ready to make the recommended