About Jim Coyle

Jim Coyle has over 15 years of helping companies obtain the level of success they were built to achieve. Jim has owned and operated many of his own small to midsized business operations (SMB) and realized that small businesses need their own set of solutions. Read more about Jim here.

You Don’t Need Agreement, You Need Commitment

By Jim Coyle This blog post first appeared on EOSWW on 9/26. Lately, I have found that many of my clients are confused about what they really want from their teams.  They keep talking about the struggle they are having with getting agreement on their team.  They may say something like “my team is just [...]

2019-10-28T10:24:46-05:00October 28th, 2019|Accountability, Blog Articles, Company Culture, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Leadership, Management|Comments Off on You Don’t Need Agreement, You Need Commitment

What Do You Geek About?

There was a fun promotion with libraries a few years back.  It was a national campaign that I was asked to be a part of for our local Kalamazoo Public Library.  For the campaign, I was asked, “What do you Geek about?”  The idea was our passions are the things that we show excitement for, and [...]

2019-09-16T12:57:52-05:00September 16th, 2019|Blog Articles, Employee Development, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Focus, Management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Do You Geek About?

Meetings Aren’t Bad

The truth is, you probably don't like meetings because your meetings are bad, not because they are pointless. Most people don't realize that company communication issues, whether you know it or not, are what take your meetings off focus. By creating a bulletproof agenda you can solve all your issues while keeping people accountable and [...]

2019-09-04T12:59:20-05:00September 2nd, 2019|EOS, Good Communication, L-10 Meeting, Meeting Pulse, Meetings, Podcasts, Time Management|Comments Off on Meetings Aren’t Bad

Duct Taping Your Issues

Instead of reaching for the duct tape and sticking band-aids over problems, have you ever thought about getting to the root cause of the issue? Rather than taking a MacGyver approach and treating the symptoms, you can develop a systematic approach to identifying and solving your core issues. Give yourself the gift of better operations [...]

2019-09-04T12:56:58-05:00August 26th, 2019|Conflict Resolution, EOS, Good Communication, IDS, Issues, Podcasts|Comments Off on Duct Taping Your Issues

Build Your Culture and Keep Your Employees Around

It has been proven that employees stick around because of a great culture. This ultimately comes down to having a strong set of core values in your organization. By surrounding yourself with people who love what they do, or fit seamlessly into your business culture, you can create an environment that will keep people working [...]

2019-08-21T12:15:39-05:00August 19th, 2019|Business Values, Connecting with your people, Core Values, Podcasts, Team Health|Comments Off on Build Your Culture and Keep Your Employees Around

How ‘Process and Spot’ Will Get You Where You Need To Be

Today we are bringing a sportier approach to business as we look at lessons we can learn from Rory McIlroy. Arguably one of the best golfers in the world right now, Rory believes that what sets his game apart is his ability to ‘process and spot’. If you can adopt this ‘process and spot’ mindset [...]

2019-08-14T09:07:16-05:00August 12th, 2019|Clear Direction, Growth, Podcasts, Small Business, Strategic Planning|Comments Off on How ‘Process and Spot’ Will Get You Where You Need To Be

Are You A Good Leader?

Contrary to popular belief, people liking you is not an indication of being a good leader or a good manager. In reality, you need to be able to organize and implement the EOS bullet points that transcend personality and get the job done no matter what. It is possible to be an amazing leader despite [...]

2019-08-07T20:20:26-05:00August 5th, 2019|Coaching, Good Communication, Growth, Leadership, LMA, Management, Personal Growth, Podcasts|Comments Off on Are You A Good Leader?

Mistakes Are A Blessing

One of our best teachers in life can be a good mistake. Even Jim Coyle has had his fair share of mistakes in business, which is what lead him to the Entrepreneurial Operating System. Instead of going through the headache of a few good mistakes yourself, why not learn from the life experiences of others [...]

2019-07-23T14:09:38-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Business Values, EOS, Growth, Podcasts, Small Business|Comments Off on Mistakes Are A Blessing

Is Your Company Getting Everything It Needs from the Visionary Seat?

This article originally appeared on the EOS Worldwide blog on May 20, 2019. Hey Ms./Mr. Visionary, is your company getting everything it needs from the Visionary Seat? Not sure? Start with these questions to find out: Is your company culture something to brag about? Are you bringing new concepts and ideas to the team? Do you know [...]

2019-07-22T10:26:23-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Blog Articles, Company Culture, Employee Development, Goal Setting, Leadership, Mission / Vision / Purpose|Comments Off on Is Your Company Getting Everything It Needs from the Visionary Seat?