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Blog Articles

Business insights, tips and more. Published monthly.

1510, 2021

Visionary/Integrator Communication Challenges

By |October 15th, 2021|

By David Bowman Often when there are relationship challenges between Visionaries and Integrators™, it’s due to a communication failure. These challenges sometimes require a facilitated “clear the air” session, where we usually discover that the [...]

3009, 2021

The Mindset to Achieve

By |September 30th, 2021|

I have a little plaque on my desk that reads: “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” This way of thinking empowers me to make difficult decisions every day. [...]

1509, 2021

Is Being Nice the Same as Being Kind?

By |September 15th, 2021|

By Amy S. Courter Recently, I’ve found some teams struggling to build trust. It appears that our pandemic separation, or perhaps even our reentry into engagement with each other, has added stress and strained trust [...]

707, 2021

Measuring what Matters

By |July 7th, 2021|

The Issue was Working Capital. The context was Scorecarding (and a review of the prior 13 weeks’ results at a Quarterly Pulsing™ session). After stepping through each of the measurables that were currently off track and [...]

1502, 2021

EOS and Family Business Transition

By |February 15th, 2021|

By Andrew Williams Having invested two decades of their lives into growing their manufacturing business, John and his wife Sandy concluded they were finally ready to retire and spend winters in Hilton Head. However, these [...]

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1603, 2017

EOS and the ABCs of Employee Performance

By |March 16th, 2017|Tags: |

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. [...]

504, 2016

Let It Go

By |April 5th, 2016|

April 5, 2016 by Preston True For any of us who are parents, the process of “letting go” of our children can be one of the most difficult experiences with which to deal. We’ve birthed [...]

803, 2016

Prune the Tree

By |March 8th, 2016|

March 8, 2016 by Mike Kotsis When you prune a tree, you remove the dead or diseased parts so the whole tree will grow and thrive. If you don’t prune the tree, the whole tree [...]

302, 2016

How to have Healthy Conflict at Work

By |February 3rd, 2016|

February 3, 2016 by Ken DeWitt When I was 10 years old, I went on my first sleepover to my Irish Catholic friend’s house. Approaching the carport, I heard a commotion and was shocked to [...]

601, 2016

Tribal Lingo and Company Culture

By |January 6th, 2016|

January 6, 2016 by Alex Freytag At EOS we teach that you can’t build a business on multiple operating systems with multiple languages. Your language must be intentional and conscious. When you use consistent language [...]

212, 2015

Rocks For All – Simplified

By |December 2nd, 2015|

December 2, 2015 by Mike Paton A few months ago I published a blog post entitled Too Small To Make a Difference? Too Small To Make a Difference? The point of the article is that [...]

511, 2015

What’s in a Preposition?

By |November 5th, 2015|

November 5, 2015 by Ed Callahan What’s in a preposition? Maybe everything when it comes to running your company. What I am talking about is the difference between BY and WITH. Every successful company has [...]

309, 2015

Positive Pressure

By |September 3rd, 2015|

September 3, 2015 by Alex Freytag Pressure is often seen by employees and managers as negative. But what if it isn’t? What if people thrive on pressure? High performance demands a certain amount of pressure. [...]

2807, 2015

Hire Slow, Fire Fast

By |July 28th, 2015|

July 28, 2015 by Mike Kotsis When we first met, one of my clients was struggling with significant turnover. They had been operating with the mentality of hiring fast and firing fast. Whenever they had [...]

207, 2015

The Soul of Your Company

By |July 2nd, 2015|

July 2, 2015 by Ed Callahan I had the good fortune recently of taking a river cruise in Germany. We began on the Moselle River. We ended on the Rhine, to which the Moselle is [...]

106, 2015

Beware the Seagull

By |June 1st, 2015|

June 1, 2015 by Mike Paton Members of healthy leadership teams are engaged, committed, and accountable for achieving the collective results of the organization. When I’m conducting a session with a room full of those [...]

403, 2015

Watch Your Business Game Films

By |March 4th, 2015|

March 4, 2015 by Jeff Whittle Ever seen a diagram of a football play? Players are represented by X’s and O’s, and their movements and responsibilities are specifically and carefully detailed — block this guy, [...]

901, 2015

Turn the Ship Around by David Marquet

By |January 9th, 2015|

January 9, 2015 by Ed Callahan The military is the penultimate example of top down leadership. After all, lives are at risk. There is no room for error. David Marquet, a retired Navy Captain, took [...]

810, 2014

Not Your Average Survey

By |October 8th, 2014|

October 8, 2014 by Ed Callahan Seth Godin told us in his book Purple Cow that marketing is that outstanding product or service which gets people talking about you. I was reminded of that the [...]

2908, 2014

When Celebrating Becomes Strategic

By |August 29th, 2014|

August 29, 2014 by Don Tinney Some of my teams hit an emotional wall after their first year of implementing EOS. Teams that begin with many large issues to resolve, can make significant progress in [...]

308, 2014

‘360 Degree Feedback Anyone?’

By |August 3rd, 2014|

August 3, 2014 by Rene Boere In a former life I worked in large organizations where the HR department would conduct "360 Feedback Programs". If you’re not familiar with this exercise it works like this: [...]

506, 2014

They Are Watching You

By |June 5th, 2014|

June 5, 2014 by Gino Wickman I read a great quote this week by Warren Bennis. You may have heard it: "A leader doesn’t just get the message across—a leader is the message." This quote [...]

605, 2014

Decide, Don’t Vote

By |May 6th, 2014|

May 6, 2014 by Rene Boer A few years ago, Gino Wickman shared his Ten Commandments of Good Decision Making in his Ebook Decide! The One Common Denominator of All Great Leaders. Each commandment is [...]

104, 2014

Go Slow to Go Fast

By |April 1st, 2014|

April 1, 2014 by Rene Boer Last month I spent 8 days cycling in Alabama at a training camp run by Aldo Sfalcin, a retired pro from Windsor, Canada. Think of the camp as "spring [...]

503, 2014

Making the Case for Results

By |March 5th, 2014|

March 5, 2014 by Mike Paton Are you really focused on Results? Most leaders would say “yes” immediately – it sure seems like the correct response. But really focusing on results can be more difficult [...]

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