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

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

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

Boo! People Issues Are Scary, But They Don’t Have To Be

There are many types of potential issues that can arise in business. However, when it comes to issues involving people, it gets a little sticky. Everybody tends to take these issues to a personal level, when that just doesn’t need to be done. In truth, if there is a person in your business who doesn't [...]

2019-01-24T14:35:10+00:00October 29th, 2018|Culture, Good Communication, Issues, Leadership, Management, Open and Honest, Podcasts|Comments Off on Boo! People Issues Are Scary, But They Don’t Have To Be

Kind Of Right Is Totally Wrong

Can you guess the two words that can kill your company? It might surprise you, but the words you need to eliminate from your vocabulary are ‘kind of’. The words ‘kind of’ promote uncertainty and a lack of clarity, which can destroy your company's communication. You need to find ways to be straightforward in order [...]

2019-01-24T14:32:59+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Clear Direction, Good Communication, Language, Leadership, Podcasts, Vision|Comments Off on Kind Of Right Is Totally Wrong

Close The Complaints Department

Uncertainty around how to diffuse issues in the workplace is a common issue for most companies. Usually, the complaint department ends up becoming a space where employees can vent about their problems, but nothing actually ever gets solved. By eliminating your complaint department and actually getting to the root of an issue, you can truly [...]

2019-01-24T14:23:59+00:00October 8th, 2018|Conflict Resolution, Culture, Good Communication, Open and Honest, Podcasts, Problem Solving|Comments Off on Close The Complaints Department

Why Culture Matters and How to Shape It

Company culture is something that you hear a lot about, but is hard to define exactly. Jim helps us break down the broad concept of culture and really understand the need for a positive culture. As Peter Drucker famously said, culture eats strategy for breakfast. It is an increasingly important aspect of any business, and [...]

2018-08-14T10:38:54+00:00July 16th, 2018|Business Values, Culture, Good Communication, Leadership, Podcasts, Team Health, Uncategorized, Vision|Comments Off on Why Culture Matters and How to Shape It