Month: April 2019

  • 3 Strike Rule: When and How to Use It

    April 30, 2019

    One key factor in managing people is to provide clear expectations around their roles and responsibilities. This builds the accountability that leads to results. The 3-Strike Rule is a process for evaluation and action when an employee is not performing up to standards. It offers the feedback needed to help them get on track and […]

  • Identifying the Right Candidate Using EOS® Tools

    April 23, 2019

    You have a great business with a unique product, great market share and good cash flow. You have a clear vision for where you want to take your business. However, without the right people, in the right seats, that vision won’t be shared by your team, you will take longer to achieve it – and […]

  • Issues Solving With Speed

    April 17, 2019

    Bill Clinton made his national debut with a speech at the 1988 Democratic National Convention. He went on for 90 minutes. By far his biggest applause line of the night was “And so, in conclusion. . .” If only he’d started there. Issue-Solving It’s human nature to tell the story first and make the point […]

  • Confronting an Inefficient Team Member

    April 15, 2019

    It’s a good rule of thumb that when a member of your team needs to leave, you’re going to experience 36 hours of pain. The only question is when. Get It, Want It, Capacity to Do It (GWC) I recently watched a leadership team I have been working with for a year and a half […]

  • A Simple Question To Keep Your Organization Healthy and Productive

    April 1, 2019

    Two epidemics kill cultures: end runs and unresolved complaining. Both waste time and energy, and are ultimately toxic to the health and productivity of your company. Luckily, these epidemics can be cured by asking a simple, powerful question. Epidemic #1: The End Run An end run happens when an employee goes around a manager to […]