About David Bowman

David Bowman has over 25 years experience helping leaders and teams become their best. He is a believer in W.E. Demings’s philosophy, “put a good person in a bad system and the system wins every time.” David is passionate that EOS is that better system for entrepreneurial organizations.

Culture Doesn’t Beat Strategy—It’s the Foundation of Strategy

The very question of which is more important—company culture or strategy—misses the mark. If your business consists of more than one person, your company has a culture. The fact that you’re successful, and your business has a viable plan for creating a positive economic impact for your employees and your customers, indicates you have a [...]

December 11th, 2017|Company Culture, Strategic Planning|0 Comments

10 Tips for Better Accountability

Are you sick and tired of people not being accountable and not taking ownership of basic levels of performance? Is there a lack of accountability at the leadership team level—even though the organization has been involved in huge efforts to be more data-oriented? Maybe your peers helped create performance scoreboards and dashboards to hold their [...]

October 30th, 2017|Accountability, Leadership, Management|Comments Off on 10 Tips for Better Accountability

5 Indicators That Your Company Has Hit the Ceiling

I recently had a conversation with a business owner at a coffee shop who has created a very successful and progressive organization with a very cool culture that reflects his personality. Just that morning, he had heard about EOS® from a peer and thought it could solve some of his challenges. He said that as [...]

September 25th, 2017|Blog Articles, Company Growing Pains, Small Business|Comments Off on 5 Indicators That Your Company Has Hit the Ceiling

One Company’s Sure-Fire Method to Avoid Growth

Years ago, I was calling on the owner of a fairly good-sized manufacturer. He proudly gave me a tour of his facility, commenting on each department. He clearly understood the areas that were working, as well as the challenges he faced—including the role of his leadership team, which consisted of working managers. When we got [...]

September 5th, 2017|Company Growing Pains, Leadership, Small Business|Comments Off on One Company’s Sure-Fire Method to Avoid Growth

The Science of Measured Management

I recently read about two studies that reveal how companies that see the best performance  are the ones that use professional management techniques as defined by setting targets, rewarding performance, and measuring results. One of the studies was based on an analysis of companies that died, survived, and thrived during the “great recession.” [...]

July 24th, 2017|Blog Articles, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Management|Comments Off on The Science of Measured Management

The ABCs of Employee Performance

With David Bowman - April 6, 2017 David joins us to discuss the ABCs (antecedents, behaviors, and consequences) of employee behavior. You may be surprised to learn that most leaders focus on the one that only yields 20% of the results. Listen to learn more. With insight from Aubrey C. Daniels

April 6th, 2017|High Performance, Podcasts, Success|Comments Off on The ABCs of Employee Performance

EOS and the ABCs of Employee Performance

By David Bowman Great organizations are better at understanding the dynamics of human behavior—internally and externally—than their competitors. Yet, developing employee performance predictably and consistently is one of the greatest challenges of building a great organization. It’s not just an art, it’s a science! […]

March 16th, 2017|Blog Articles, Employee Development, Guest Author|Comments Off on EOS and the ABCs of Employee Performance