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When being wrong is right

Do this one simple thing to build trust and unleash productivity. As an EOS® implementer, I'm always on the lookout for content that exemplifies core principles of the EOS process. Recently, I rewatched a Simon Sinek TED talk on one of the principle roles of leadership – the establishment of trust. A few minutes in,…
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Why do people do what they do?

I just finished reading Misbehaving, written by one of the pioneers of behavioral economics, Richard Thaler. The book contains many great stories about how people and markets behave in the strangest ways. Like, People will gamble more, even if the stakes are higher, just for a chance to break even.People will take money out of their…
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Is your Meeting a 10?

If you're in leadership, chances are you have meetings. If you use the Entrepreneurial Operating System, learn how to truly judge the meeting.
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About That Relationship with Your Staff Member? We Need to Talk

About That Relationship with Your Staff Member? We Need to Talk Every year, most companies make some attempt at a corporate holiday party.  They get their employees together at a swanky restaurant, or at least use the office's large conference room as home base for the holiday festivities.  Everyone is in a festive mood, and…
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Want to Get Your Vision to Stick? Celebrate!

How do you get your leadership team's vision to stick with the rest of your company? I'm assuming you have a shared vision in the first place I help my clients implement the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), and part of the EOS process is to clarify the organization's vision.  When I'm with clients, the leadership…
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Do You Need a Business Plan for the New Year?

Business Plans?  Who Needs It? Recently, I met with a business owner who'd been running a business for a five years, but got to the point where he was frustrated that his business wasn't making much traction in growth and efficiency.   He'd previously consulted with a local business consultant, who told him to turn his…
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