Category Archives: EOS

Want to Get Your Vision to Stick? Celebrate!

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…
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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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What’s Different about EOS Implementers™?

What's Different about EOS Implementers™? I'll get this question all the time: "What make you different than any of these other business consultants?".   Whenever I hear the word "consultant", I cringe a little. Why? I'm an EOS Implementer™.  EOS Implementers™ are different: 1. We are not consultants. We are implementers.  Using a system called EOS,…
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Reward Individual Performers, Or Everyone?

Reward Individual Performers, Or Everyone? One of the biggest mistakes I ever made in business was yanking away a solid company bonus structure. For several years, we'd created a structure based on company performance: 20% of all profits would be shared with everyone shared equally regardless of position or salary. There was no "entitlements" in…
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Filling Too Many Roles? Try This Exercise

Are you Wearing Too Many Hats? With every EOS client, we develop what is called an accountability chart - a souped-up organizational chart that shows not job titles but roles, and the main priorities for that role. During the process, we'll usually smoke out several issues, including my favorite:  the boss wears too many hats,…
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Are you a leader of a tech company? Oh boy, do you have issues

 Are You A Leader Of A Tech Company? Oh Boy, Do You Have Issues I coach leadership teams of growing companies on how to implement the tools of EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (what some people call "Traction", based on the book Traction:  Get a Grip on Your Business).  In my travels, I get to help leadership…
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What is Your Organization’s Core Focus?

What is Your Organization's Core Focus?TM You've read the statistics:  most businesses fail.  Some fail in a year; 50% fail in less than five.  The truth is, most businesses don't make it to ten years. Think Different.  No, Really! Did you ever notice that some companies seem to be successful, and have the golden touch,…
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My Core Values

My Company Core Values I was leading a client vision / planning session yesterday, and while we were running through the exercises  to narrow and determine their company's core values, I talked to them about what to do with the core values after they are created.  My advice: post them everywhere, memorize them, talk about them weekly, raise…
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