“West Michigan Nice” Strikes Again

“West Michigan Nice is this strange cultural loophole around issues where you can’t seem to get full honesty from your closest neighbor, your coworker, and sometimes even your family.” Our culture of wanting to please people and avoid disruption is spilling into the workplace, which makes understanding the true condition of our companies nearly impossible. [...]

Are You The Leader Your Company Deserves

Do you know how many people are directly affected by the work you do? It may surprise you, but it's not just your immediate staff. You may not realize the impact you have as the leader in your organization. It's important to ask yourself if you are the leadership team this company deserves. You need [...]

2019-01-24T15:00:29+00:00January 14th, 2019|Connecting with your people, Decision Making, Good Communication, Leadership, Mindfulness, Personal Growth, Podcasts|Comments Off on Are You The Leader Your Company Deserves

Become Obsessed

You might care about your business, but are you obsessed? The best businesses are the ones that truly obsess about what sets them apart from the competition. If you are obsessed there are three questions you might want to ask yourself. You must decide whether you are better, faster, or less expensive than everyone else. [...]

2019-01-24T14:58:44+00:00January 7th, 2019|Clear Direction, Core Focus, High Performance, Leadership, Podcasts, Prioritizing|Comments Off on Become Obsessed

Confidentiality – Culture Killer

Today we're talking about the type of confidentiality that tends to result in people unloading on each other. You need to remember that important issues need to be talked about in the open, not in a stealthy manner. While confidentiality can be important in some cases, it can destroy the culture and the organization in [...]

2019-01-24T14:56:55+00:00December 31st, 2018|Accountability, Culture, Good Communication, Leadership, Management, Open and Honest, Podcasts|Comments Off on Confidentiality – Culture Killer

Your Bad Meetings Could Be User Error

For years we have been dreading that weekly meeting and blaming it on those meetings not being useful. In reality, it is not the meetings fault, you are ultimately the user error. If you have great meetings you can do amazing things like increasing communication, accountability and team health throughout your organization to get more [...]

2019-01-24T14:53:06+00:00December 24th, 2018|Accountability, Decision Making, Good Communication, L-10 Meeting, Podcasts, Team Health|Comments Off on Your Bad Meetings Could Be User Error

How Gratitude Can Transform Your Business

Did you know that the act of gratitude increases your ability to make wealth, increases your immunity system, decreases your likelihood to get sick and ups your happiness? If you aren’t bringing gratitude into your business, you are really missing out on the transformational properties. The practice of gratitude is necessary not only in life [...]

2019-01-24T14:51:19+00:00December 17th, 2018|Connecting with your people, Culture, Language, Personal Growth, Podcasts|Comments Off on How Gratitude Can Transform Your Business

When Nice Isn’t Nice

We have a tendency to not talk about the deeper issues and avoid conflict just to be nice. In business, being ‘West Michigan Nice’ just doesn't cut it. There is a time when being nice can really do some damage, and in business is one of them. The truth is, when you cover up your [...]

2019-01-24T14:49:22+00:00December 10th, 2018|Connecting with your people, Good Communication, Leadership, Open and Honest, Podcasts|Comments Off on When Nice Isn’t Nice

Having Tough Conversations

Having the tough conversations ensures that you have the right people in the right seats. We all love to do what we are good at, and getting people in those right seats to help your team be great is your job. Sometimes, you just have to have those tough conversations in order to give your [...]

Putting The dream Team Together

Whether its baseball or business, it all comes down to putting the right team together. So it is your job as a business owner to find yourself your perfect dream team. You are never going to get the gold medal until you have the right people in the right roles, and EOS can help. One [...]

2019-01-24T14:45:44+00:00November 26th, 2018|Clear Direction, Culture, Good Communication, Leadership, Management, Podcasts, Right People Right Seats, Vision|Comments Off on Putting The dream Team Together

Culture, The Foundation Of Strategy

At a certain point, everyone realizes that to run a business you need some help. Nothing can help streamline and clearly identify your company like the Entrepreneurial Operating System. EOS can help you develop a culture that leads into the foundation for an integrated business strategy. There is a misconception that the culture of your [...]

2019-01-24T14:43:51+00:00November 19th, 2018|Culture, Leadership, Podcasts, Strategic Planning|Comments Off on Culture, The Foundation Of Strategy