Why Self-Implementing EOS May Be Holding You Back

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You’ve been self-implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System® at your company for some time now. Preliminary results were encouraging as you began to solve Issues for good and got people on the same page. Accountability is up, you’re hiring smarter and you’re beginning to track the right numbers. But after several months, you’ve begun to hit the ceiling again. Is there …

3 Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Processes

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This article originally appeared on the EOS Worldwide blog on August 13, 2018. Congratulations! You’ve documented your company’s core processes. It’s a big undertaking for teams to simplify and document their processes. The next step is to roll them out to everyone in the company and get them followed by all. But how do you do that?

Why You Should Never Ignore Silence in a Meeting

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Assumptions are one of the most dangerous things on a business leadership team. Why? Because no one knows what you’re thinking. At the beginning of the session, I tell teams that my expectations of them for the day are to be open and honest in the moment. Doing this “in the moment” is crucial to building team health.

How EOS Can Make Your Succession Planning a Success

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This article was originally published on the EOS Worldwide blog on August 6, 2018. How does a company successfully transition from one generation to the next? For many teams, just the term “succession planning” can be overwhelming. All the details of buying/selling and ownership transition are daunting, but beyond all that is one question plaguing business owners: “Even if we …

What Happens When Bosses Hire Their Friends?

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I’ve seen a number of boss/buddy relationships over the years, but the one relationship that stands out the most is my own. When I first took over the helm of running my family business, we had my father and two uncles in the company, and five other family members were involved. One our first goals was to help transition the …