Wouldn’t it be great if you had a time machine, even if you could only go backwards by just three months? Think about goals that you were thinking about or planned for in December 2020. How did things go in the last quarter? Right on track?Maybe you did not really...
It certainly appears that way. Businesses are hiring, that’s good news. The not so good news is we are hearing of businesses trying to fill key positions to fuel growth but are coming up short. Expecting to see a flood-gate of resumes to screen, the numbers are way...
In December 1777, George Washington was in a forced retreat to Valley Forge Pennsylvania. At the time, things were not looking good for the home team. The British occupied the Capital in Philadelphia, the outlook was not favorable. On December 19th, 1777,...
Overcoming the challenges left in the wake of the pandemic will take the entire company. Will everyone do what needs to be done? What will hold them together?
Quarterly planning follows a proven process: Hunt for issues, prioritize them and set objectives. The Covid Quarter stays the course, but things have taken on a different look.
It looks like remote leadership teams are here. Check out what my teenage daughter knows – and Patrick Lencioni has just recently discovered – that might just help your leadership team thrive in the midst of being “remote”.
Effective leadership teams maintain their planning rhythms through crises to keep a clear head and act decisively.
For leadership to unite behind a vision, there must be something personal in it for everyone. Is your team really willing to take one for the team?
Recognizing the right people for your organization is critical, but . But it doesn’t mean candidates will know enough about you to make informed decisions.
It’s worth the effort to find the people in your organization who best represent your core values – wherever they are.
Nothing stimulates the discussion of great ideas quite like an open mind. But how do you get the leader to loosen the reigns on a meeting?
Some companies feel overwhelmed by the changes in mindset and behaviors they need to make by committing to run on EOS®. So the stop.
Decisions not documented, communicated and reinforced are like they never existed. See how you can remember them.
The EOS® process suggests that your core values are non-negotiable. They are a tangible key to health and performance. Here’s a story that shows why.
Most company measurements are smart, fact-based metrics. But a healthy culture multiplies “smart”. What if you could measure ‘healthy”? You can.
Many leadership teams find that setting rocks, and sticking to them, is the most difficult part of implementing EOS (The Entrepreneurial Operating System®). So what can you do about it?
The “Two Weeks’ Notice” Bombshell can be devastating. See how to keep your best employees and move out the disruptors.
Grow Exceptional announces the addition of Steve Banis as EOS Implementer, working with leadership teams in New York’s Capital Region and the eastern United States.
Do this one simple thing to build trust and unleash your leadership team’s productivity.
Learn the three critical lessons that can be used by businesses that want to improve their team’s performance.
If you’re in leadership, you have meetings. If you use the Entrepreneurial Operating System, learn how to truly rate the Level 10 meeting.
Your leadership team can learn a lot from Olympic Games champions. Learn from two 1980 Winter Olympics legends, and see how it applies to your company.
The bad news: most workers are not engaged, everywhere. The good news? There is a way to change that, and it’s time you heard it.
If you are a leader, I know you have meetings. Are you being “meetinged” to death? Stop the insanity.
How do you get your leadership team’s vision to stick with the rest of your company? Celebrate your successes systematically. Learn how here.
Do you really need a business plan? The answer might surprise you.
When hiring new staff, don’t look to hire just for skill, but rather around core values. Read more about hiring, reviewing and firing around core values.
We get this question all the time: “What make EOS Implementers different than business consultants?”. Read about the thirteen biggest differences.
Many companies offer incentives to their teams, but is it a team or an individual incentive, and what happens if you switch between them? See our story.
In your business, are you wearing too many hats – but don’t know what do you about it? Try this exercise.
There are specific challenges of being a leader in a high-growth tech company. Read what research has shown what to do about leading your team.
You’ve seen the statistics: most businesses fail. Some fail in a year; others in five. Most don’t make it to ten years. The solution? Have a core focus.
Here are my company core values – those I use to hire, fire, and review my team – and they to review me.
Want an Effective Meeting? Take a look at this example of a life-or-death problem and how it was quickly solved, boldly yet effectively.
95% of entrepreneurs never end up getting what they want. The other 5% do. See the system that can help get you to among the 5%.
I was attempting to title this post "Is Your Leadership Team Committed?", but as I dictated into the microphone, out popped "Should your leadership team committed". Huh. No need to go back and correct that one, except to add the word "be". I kinda like the nuanced...
A lemonade stand’s marketing and sales failure or success revolve around a few simple things. This is also the case for your business. Read on.
Amazing things can come from small beginnings. But what if your small beginning hits a high dam? Entrepreneurs are no stranger to small beginnings, and stoppages. Get your business flowing again.
Maybe you’re just going about it in the wrong way. Use a proven system to get you better results.