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.

The Essential Habit Most Entrepreneurial Leaders Are Missing

Most entrepreneurial leaders are great at doing, but they’re not so great at thinking. That’s a mistake that always comes back to bite them, eventually. I was at a recent session with a client. We were discussing a specific issue, trying to get to the root (a process called IDSing), when the team realized that [...]

2018-02-09T14:08:23+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Blog Articles, Leadership, Strategic Planning|0 Comments

Looking Back During Annual Planning

February 8, 2018 Everyone knows that Annual Planning is about looking forward, but Jim discusses the importance of looking back too. It's a great time celebrate all that you have accomplished in the past year. This generates excitement and gets your team connected and ready to take on the new year. With insight from Mike [...]

Analysis Paralysis – Not good for businesses or squirrels

December 7, 2017 Using a colorful phrase from his friend, Greg Cleary, Jim discusses how the roads of the world are paved with squirrels that just couldn't make up their minds. Businesses that suffer from analysis paralysis, and just cannot make a decision, stand to suffer a similar fate. Making no decision, is worse for [...]

2018-01-05T16:11:49+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Decision Making, Podcasts|Comments Off on Analysis Paralysis – Not good for businesses or squirrels

Altering Your Reality

November 30, 2017 Thinking big can alter your reality. By acting like the company you want to be, not the company you are right now, you can push yourself and your team to create the organization of your dreams. Jim explains how the EOS 10-year plan helps make this happen. With insight from Chris Jones: [...]

2017-12-27T17:41:43+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Podcasts, Strategic Planning|Comments Off on Altering Your Reality

Should You Commit to a Bad Team Decision?

“But Jim, I completely disagree with the decision. How can you expect me to support John’s decision and commit to it when I think it’s wrong?” “Tom”, I replied, “I’m not asking you to agree with John. I’m asking you to do the greater good—to be unified as a leadership team in all the decisions [...]

2017-11-27T20:16:18+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Difficult Decisions|Comments Off on Should You Commit to a Bad Team Decision?

Avoid the Fray at 90 Days with Quarterly Planning Sessions

November 16, 2017 It's in our nature to lose focus at 90 days. That's why the Quarterly Planning Session is an essential piece of your leadership team's arsenal. Jim explains how you can keep your organization on track by looking at how you did, and where you're going every 90 days. With insight from Gino [...]

2017-11-26T00:25:46+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Meeting Pulse, Meetings, Podcasts, Strategic Planning|Comments Off on Avoid the Fray at 90 Days with Quarterly Planning Sessions

Integrator: the person behind the person

November 9, 2017 Jim looks at the stark difference between the Visionary and the Integrator roles in an organization. While the Visionary is the big picture dreamer, the Integrators is the doer, the glue that pulls everything together. Companies that recognize the difference and have the right people in each seat are ready to go [...]

2017-11-14T18:38:02+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Leadership, Podcasts, Vision|Comments Off on Integrator: the person behind the person

Boo! People Issues Are Scary, But They Don’t Need to Be.

November 2, 2017 As Leaders you have to deal with many issues, and often the ones that cause the most dread are people issues. They just seem so scary, but as Jim explains, they don't need to be. With insight from Mike Paton: Solving A People Issue Is Scary - But It's Worth It 

2017-11-03T16:04:48+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Leadership, Podcasts, Right People Right Seats|Comments Off on Boo! People Issues Are Scary, But They Don’t Need to Be.

Who Are You (as a buiness)?

October 26, 2017 Having a great culture starts with identifying your core values. Jim explains that sometimes we make this more complicated than it needs to be. While not easy work, it is as simple as identifying who you are as a company, what really matters. Once you have this, and have everyone crystal clear [...]

2017-11-03T15:50:54+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Core Values, Culture, Podcasts|Comments Off on Who Are You (as a buiness)?