Month: February 2018

  • How to Discover Your Core Focus

    February 26, 2018

    It is always a challenge to keep individuals and organizations focused, but that’s what great leaders do. Distractions abound, but great leaders have an internal compass that keeps them from drifting off course. Two things set your bearings – your why and your what. For companies implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, those two things combine […]

  • GWC™ – The Difference Between “Capacity” and “Get It”

    February 22, 2018

    One of the core EOS® tools for helping a leader determine whether someone is in the right seat is GWC™, which stands for Get it, Want it, and Capacity. When evaluating whether someone GWC’s their job, you must ask three questions – Do they Get it? Do they Want it? Do they have the Capacity […]

  • 3 Serious Business Owner Obsessions

    February 19, 2018

    Here’s a great quote from Ray Kroc, the entrepreneur who took over the McDonald’s corporation in 1954 and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world. Ray said, “I didn’t invent the hamburger. I just took it more seriously than anyone else.” Right now, countless companies, including our clients, are thriving […]

  • Two Disciplines to Get the Most from Business Meetings

    February 13, 2018

    One of the biggest and fastest impacts you can have on your organization in terms of better communication, accountability, team health, and results is to hold a weekly meeting with your leadership team. Your weekly meeting should focus on making sure everything important is on track and that you’re solving all relevant issues for the […]

  • 13 Great Lessons Learned in Business

    February 9, 2018

    In 2010, Gino Wickman shared some of the great lessons and observations he had gleaned from implementing EOS® with hundreds of entrepreneurial leadership teams. In reflecting on my years as Gino’s business partner and Integrator of EOS Worldwide and my own experiences working with leadership teams, it felt appropriate and timely to confirm and restate […]

  • Get Energized About Your Company’s Annual Planning Session

    February 5, 2018

    Did you know that the most important part of your annual planning session isn’t planning? If you’re like many companies, your leadership team skips the most critical component of your annual planning. And it negatively impacts your team’s creativity and goal setting for the coming year. Business leaders of entrepreneurial companies are so hard-charging, so […]

  • Are You Causing Entrepreneurial Train Wrecks in Your Business?

    February 2, 2018

    As entrepreneurs, sometimes we can be our own worst enemies. We can get easily bored, leaving us with a need to “stir things up” to make things exciting again. For me, this stems from an intense desire to make things better. Whatever the motivation, this need for change and excitement can cause a crisis in […]