Are Your Leaders Ready to Do the Hard Work of Leadership?

Leadership is hard! As Gino Wickman and René Boer point out in the book How to be a Great Boss, it’s not for everyone. Please do a lot of soul-searching before taking on a Leadership, Management and Accountability™ (LMA™) role in your organization or allowing others to do so. I recently saw an example lived [...]

Does Your Scorecard Measure Up?

I was recently working in a local coffee shop when one of my previous clients stopped at my table to announce that they had just revamped all of their Scorecards. He said that the process revealed the need to make some people changes. The exercise created real clarity and made their decisions easier, because they [...]

2018-10-30T16:21:30+00:00October 30th, 2018|Accountability, Leadership|Comments Off on Does Your Scorecard Measure Up?

Your Team Needs More Moments of Truth

Do you find moments of truth to be elusive in the workplace? Even if you’re at a place that is ethical and are surrounded by people that aim to do the right thing, the truth can still be elusive. And when we don’t have complete truth in the workplace, perception wins. I want to share [...]

2018-09-17T09:59:08+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blog Articles, Communication, Company Culture, Conflict Management, Meeting Pulse|Comments Off on Your Team Needs More Moments of Truth

Make Your Meetings Worth Every Minute

In a perfect world we would be thrilled about the next meeting on our calendar. Excited for those riveting moments that take place while seeing our colleagues in action. Anticipating the course changes we may decide on that will have a profound impact on our company’s future. But that’s a distant world from the reality [...]

2018-08-29T09:58:42+00:00September 4th, 2018|Blog Articles, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Meeting Pulse|Comments Off on Make Your Meetings Worth Every Minute

How EOS Could Change Your Personal Life

Recently, I facilitated a Vision Building™ 1 session with a client. This is the second of the beginning sessions, and it had been 30 days since we had our Focus Day™ session. As always, we shared our personal and professional bests at the beginning of the meeting. The CEO began by saying, “My personal and [...]

2018-08-20T09:01:54+00:00August 20th, 2018|Blog Articles, Company Culture, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Team Health, Work Life Balance|Comments Off on How EOS Could Change Your Personal Life

Are you Strategically Growing or Tactically Sustaining?

Do you have two roles at your company: one on the Leadership Team (LT) as well as another area of the business (e.g. the Sales Director Role and Sales Rep, Director of Ops and Shop Manager, etc.)? If so, where do you find you spend more of your time? Most often, you will get pulled [...]

2018-08-06T08:25:19+00:00August 6th, 2018|Blog Articles, Leadership, Management, Simplify|Comments Off on Are you Strategically Growing or Tactically Sustaining?

The Magic Bullet for Greatness Isn’t Magic

Maggie was poised and ready for her first day as Marketing Manager for a large toy supplier. She had a series of questions during her first meeting with her Director, Doug. She asked, “What are your expectations for me in this role?” “I expect you to be great!” Doug said with confidence. “I can be [...]

2018-07-23T09:08:31+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Blog Articles, Employee Development, Leadership, Management|Comments Off on The Magic Bullet for Greatness Isn’t Magic

4 Ways The Blame Game Can Kill Your Business

Is the blame game killing your business before you even know it? It is always difficult to own up to the fact that sometimes when you are the boss, you are also the problem. It is important to take ownership and not be afraid to ask for help. That’s where EOS – or the Entrepreneurial [...]

2018-08-14T10:18:00+00:00July 16th, 2018|Accountability, Podcasts, Responsibility, Trust, Vulnerability|Comments Off on 4 Ways The Blame Game Can Kill Your Business

How Do You Know If You’re Leading and Managing Effectively?

This article originally appeared on the EOS Worldwide blog on June 4, 2018. How well are you leading and managing your team? For most companies, this question doesn’t have an easy answer, but it’s usually something like this: “I guess pretty good? My team seems to like me.” Over the years, I have heard versions of [...]

2018-06-20T08:08:10+00:00June 18th, 2018|Blog Articles, Leadership, Management|Comments Off on How Do You Know If You’re Leading and Managing Effectively?

Think You Know Your Company Values? Think Again!

Last year, I was preparing for my second session in a new client’s journey implementing EOS. In the first session I had spoken of their need to commit to EOS as their single operating system. I knew that I would need to reinforce this commitment many times, and I got the opportunity almost immediately. [...]

2018-05-24T10:28:06+00:00May 24th, 2018|Blog Articles, Mission / Vision / Purpose|Comments Off on Think You Know Your Company Values? Think Again!