Having Tough Conversations

Many of us don’t like conflict, but without having the tough or uncomfortable conversations we need to have with our employees, your business can be doomed. EOS can help set you up for success when it comes to these tough conversations by setting deadlines and outlining parameters so that the entire team is functioning better. [...]

Mastering Silence

Leaders often get to where they are because they are good talkers, but you can’t take your craft to the next level without mastering silence. When you are able to get better at shutting up, you can allow your team to talk it out and create new ideas and solutions. Today we are providing tips [...]

2019-05-05T14:46:05-04:00May 13th, 2019|Connecting with your people, Decision Making, Good Communication, Listening, Management, Mindfulness, Podcasts|Comments Off on Mastering Silence

Accountability Is Not Synonymous With Blame

Often times people can confuse accountability and blame, when they really could not be more different. Instead of placing blame, try and shift the conversation to fixing the issue at hand. By focusing on filling in the gap between what you expected and what you received, you can identify the problem and fix it for [...]

2019-05-05T14:41:54-04:00April 29th, 2019|Accountability, Clear Direction, EOS, Good Communication, Podcasts, Responsibility|Comments Off on Accountability Is Not Synonymous With Blame

Integrators – The Person Behind The Person

We all know the famous visionaries of the world, Henry Ford, Steve Jobs, but what about the person behind the face, working to pull the strings together and execute the visionaries dream? At EOS we call this role an integrator, and they can be a vital part of creating a great entrepreneurial business. Every visionary [...]

2019-04-07T14:49:15-04:00April 15th, 2019|Commitment, EOS, Good Communication, Integrator, Leadership, Management, Podcasts, Right People Right Seats, Vision|Comments Off on Integrators – The Person Behind The Person

The Best Policy – It Really Is Honesty

While we might try to avoid the tough or brutally honest conversations, it really is the key to open communication. By being honest in a respectful way, you can gain respect and help fix the problem. Healthy conflict is proven to be beneficial to relationships as long as you go about it, and Nexus Business [...]

2019-03-18T22:45:11-04:00February 25th, 2019|Conflict Resolution, Connecting with your people, EOS, Good Communication, Language, Open and Honest, Podcasts, Team Health|Comments Off on The Best Policy – It Really Is Honesty

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 [...]

2019-01-24T15:00:29-04:00January 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

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 [...]

2019-01-24T14:56:55-04:00December 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 [...]

2019-01-24T14:53:06-04:00December 24th, 2018|Accountability, Decision Making, Good Communication, L-10 Meeting, Podcasts, Team Health|Comments Off on Your Bad Meetings Could Be User Error

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 [...]

2019-01-24T14:49:22-04:00December 10th, 2018|Connecting with your people, Good Communication, Leadership, Open and Honest, Podcasts|Comments Off on When Nice Isn’t Nice