7 Communication Problems Your Company Doesn’t Know It Has

By Ken Bogard In 2002, professor Bob Frey of Grand Valley State University told us, “Communication is the primary issue in organizations today.” He told the room of upcoming college graduates that business leadership teams and departments constantly struggle with alignment, simply because of poor communication. At that time, I wasn’t buying it, and I chalked [...]

2017-04-06T14:36:44+00:00April 6th, 2017|Blog Articles, Communication, Guest Author|1 Comment

EOS and the ABCs of Employee Performance

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. It’s not just an art, it’s a science! […]

2017-03-17T15:59:37+00:00March 16th, 2017|Blog Articles, Employee Development, Guest Author|Comments Off on EOS and the ABCs of Employee Performance

Resolving Issues Through Openness & Honesty

May 4, 2016 by Connie Chwan I think we could all agree that being open and honest is important in our personal lives. Our friends and our family members value it, and it helps us build relationships and establish trust with the people we care about. And much like our personal lives, being open and [...]

2017-01-02T21:13:43+00:00May 4th, 2016|Blog Articles, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Guest Author, Leadership, Problem Solving, Team Health|Comments Off on Resolving Issues Through Openness & Honesty

Let It Go

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 them, we’ve fed them, we’ve clothed them, we’ve gotten furious with them, we’ve had compassion for them, we’ve held them [...]

2017-01-02T21:13:43+00:00April 5th, 2016|Blog Articles, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Guest Author, Leadership, Structure|Comments Off on Let It Go

How to have Healthy Conflict at Work

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 see the whole family of ten gathered, watching their two youngest kids in an all-out fist fight, and Mom and [...]

2017-01-02T21:13:44+00:00February 3rd, 2016|Blog Articles, Conflict Management, Guest Author, Leadership, Problem Solving, Team Health|Comments Off on How to have Healthy Conflict at Work

Tribal Lingo and Company Culture

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 on a daily basis with your team, it reinforces your company culture and helps your team to bond. EOS Terms [...]

2017-01-02T21:13:44+00:00January 6th, 2016|Blog Articles, Communication, Company Culture, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Guest Author, Management|Comments Off on Tribal Lingo and Company Culture

Rocks For All – Simplified

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 everyone in a business matters—from the owner to the newest “front line” hire. I further suggested that entrepreneurs work hard [...]

2017-01-02T21:15:04+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Blog Articles, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Guest Author, Management, Prioritization|Comments Off on Rocks For All – Simplified

What’s in a Preposition?

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 a simple road map for their future. Among the mandatory items on that roadmap are: the company’s core values, the [...]

I Can’t Meet With You Right Now; I’m too Busy

October 12, 2015 by Ken DeWitt I frequently encounter this odd, paradoxical statement in my work. My clients specifically hired me to teach them how to run their businesses in a way that will give them more time and freedom, yet when I try to schedule sessions with them, they often tell me they’re “too [...]

2017-01-02T21:15:04+00:00October 12th, 2015|Blog Articles, Guest Author|Comments Off on I Can’t Meet With You Right Now; I’m too Busy