evolution of a successful company: caveman, businessman, superheroBy Ken Bogard

Have you ever witnessed a business crumble right before your very eyes? Have you ever seen an organization with potential that went absolutely nowhere?

Some businesses fail and some businesses with full potential sit locked away. There are many reasons why businesses fail: under-capitalization, poor leadership, adverse market trends, lack of customer focus, the wrong technology…the list continues. We point blame wherever the symptom of failure last reared its ugly head.

But one thing that often goes ignored in failure is an important component that was missed from the very start—the company’s ability to evolve.

Evolve or Go Extinct

Evolution is the enemy of those who resist change. Evolving requires change and adaptation, it requires a break from routine, a break from all “regular” ways of doing things. Evolution can only be attained after we see the true state of our condition and create a desire to be a stronger version of ourselves. Evolution is the missing link to achieving and sustaining a thriving business.

The most successful companies evolve into organizations that swallow issues and expose opportunities. They thrive on progress, they embrace trends and they let go of the pieces that don’t fit. They put advancements on a pedestal, and they enhance what works.

In order to reach a heightened level of success it will require more than just a one-hit wonder idea to evolve into a stronger version. It will require a mindset shift with a full understanding of the importance of evolving. Successful organizations have reached that mindset, and it’s a fluid part of their operations, sales, marketing, and overall strategy. However, for organizations headed for extinction, they resist the changes that are required to survive and thrive.

EOS® Implementers help leadership teams evolve by breaking through the ceilings that inhibit their business from reaching the next level. The EOS approach is such an effective and holistic system that more than 30,000 organizations have used it in the last five years. If you’ve embraced the importance of evolution, then EOS has the framework to help you build and achieve a stronger business.

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