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!

Why Is It Hard for Business Leaders to Know What They Want?

When people ask me what I do for a living, I say that I help business leaders get what they want from their business. But I’ve found that most business leaders don’t really know what they want—other than some vague concept of growth, passing something on to their kids, or getting acquired. Maybe that’s why [...]

2018-02-28T13:50:44+00:00February 27th, 2018|Blog Articles, Focus, Mission / Vision / Purpose, Small Business, Vision|Comments Off on Why Is It Hard for Business Leaders to Know What They Want?

Why You Should Manage All Your Employees Like Millennials

I recently had a conversation with a friend who was struggling with managing a millennial. She asked me for thoughts on how to best manage her younger staff. As we talked, I realized that Millennials take a bad rap for being needy for things that we as leaders and managers should be doing anyway. I [...]

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+00:00April 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

The Myth of Work Life Balance

March 8, 2016 I was at meeting this morning with The Business Round Table and the topic was “Work Life Balance.” There was a great group of leaders at the meeting who had some really great insights on the topic. One of the things I mentioned was a book called Off Balance by Matthew Kelly. [...]

2017-01-02T21:13:44+00:00March 8th, 2016|Blog Articles, Mission / Vision / Purpose, Passion for Work, Work Life Balance|Comments Off on The Myth of Work Life Balance

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 [...]