COVID Pressure-Tested Companies. Did Your Business Show Cracks?

I was doing a number of Annual Planning Sessions and Quarterly meetings over the winter and spring. In these meetings, we discuss lessons learned. One thing that has become clear is that COVID pressure-tested leaders, team members, teams, client relationships, and many other aspects of running a business. Not one of my teams used this [...]

2021-07-26T11:06:46-04:00July 26th, 2021|Blog Articles, Difficult Decisions, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Goal Setting, Leadership, Management, Problem Solving|Comments Off on COVID Pressure-Tested Companies. Did Your Business Show Cracks?

Measuring what Matters

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 adding them to the Issues List for that day, the Leadership Team was ready to move on. “Is there anything [...]

2021-07-14T10:51:30-04:00July 7th, 2021|Blog Articles, Goal Setting, Problem Solving, Scorecard|Comments Off on Measuring what Matters

Tips for Working From Home

Working from home?  Fear not! Working from home can be fruitful. It certainly was for Sir Isaac Newton. In 1665, the pandemic he experienced forced him to quarantine, and during that time, he developed some of his most groundbreaking theories. See the great article from the Washington Post,  “During a pandemic, Isaac Newton had to [...]

2020-04-01T18:29:35-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Conflict Management, Focus, Goal Setting, Problem Solving, Structure, Team Health|Comments Off on Tips for Working From Home

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 [...]

2019-07-22T10:26:23-04:00July 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?

Clarity Creates Impact

I recently had the honor of doing a breakout session at the EOS Annual Conference in Atlanta. My presentation was on the discipline of Scorecards and Measurables.  As I dug into my topic, I had a big a-ha moment...I realized one of the key reasons that EOS® is such a transformational force for businesses is that Clarity [...]

2019-05-27T17:17:26-04:00May 27th, 2019|Blog Articles, Busines Values, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Goal Setting, Mission / Vision / Purpose|Comments Off on Clarity Creates Impact

Does Everyone in Your Company Have a Number?

A couple of months back, I asked, “Do you and your scorecard measure up?” If you rolled up your sleeves and can now answer with, “Darn right, Jim. We are dialed in!” Then, it’s time to take it to the next level.  It’s time to get to the point where every team has a scorecard, every [...]

2019-05-01T11:09:27-04:00May 13th, 2019|Accountability, Employee Development, Goal Setting, Management, Mission / Vision / Purpose|Comments Off on Does Everyone in Your Company Have a Number?

From Your Head to Your Heart

April 5, 2016 Over the years, as I have worked through my own personal journey I have been known to say, “The longest journey many of us take is the journey from our heart to our head”. Being able to articulate what we feel and help people understand who we truly are. I heard the [...]

2017-01-02T21:13:43-05:00April 5th, 2016|Blog Articles, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Goal Setting, Mission / Vision / Purpose, Passion for Work|Comments Off on From Your Head to Your Heart