To The Point – Blog

  • Expect Good Turnover

    February 13, 2019

    Years ago, I bought my dream car: a three-year-old 1984 BMW 528e. Suddenly, I started noticing other BMWs just like mine on the road everywhere. Psychologists tell us that this is the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, otherwise known as frequency illusion or recency illusion. This occurs when the thing you’ve just noticed, experienced, or been told about, […]

  • From Delegate To Elevate

    January 28, 2019

    Do you ever get stuck on how to delegate effectively? Have you ever considered that delegation can be done creatively? Elevate To Your Unique Ability I worked with a leadership team that came up with these eight ways to delegate in order to elevate to its unique ability. D – Delegate. Delegation requires trust in […]

  • Managing Your Rocks

    January 24, 2019

    It’s no secret that successful businesses operate with a clear vision shared by everyone. They identify and solve issues promptly in an open and honest environment. But how do you keep everyone focused, aligned and communicating well? Set Your Quarterly Priorities Most businesses are pretty good at business planning for the year, but few focus […]

  • Grow With Purpose!

    January 21, 2019

    In his book, Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World’s Greatest Companies, Jim Stengel said it best: purpose mobilizes people in a way that pursuing profits alone never will. According to Stengel’s 10 year growth study involving over 50,000 brands, companies driven by the purpose of improving people’s lives far outperform the […]

  • Working Harder and Harder with Fewer Results?

    December 28, 2018

    Are you spending too much time doing things you’re not passionate about in your business? Do you find yourself buried in nonproductive details and trapped in complex, energy-draining activities? Or, have you wondered what happened to the original energy and passion you had for the business? As businesses become more successful, it’s typical that business […]

  • 3 Ways to Build Trust in Your Organization

    December 26, 2018

    The foundation to a healthy team = trust. The fabric of all organizations = teams. So, the more trusting your teams are, the healthier you will be as an organization. I just did what Ms. Shultz taught you in your dreaded geometry class: if A = B and B = C, then A must equal […]

  • Don’t Duct Tape Your Issues, Solve Them

    December 19, 2018

    As an EOS Implementer™ I work with leadership teams running their company on EOS®, a business management system. During our quarterly sessions together, we spend a high percentage of our time on solving their issues. In the EOS Model™, the Issues Component™ has two tools. The first is the Issues List and the second is […]

  • How To Survive Leadership Turnover

    December 4, 2018

    Leadership turnover is inevitable in a growing/entrepreneurial company. In fact, approximately 80% of companies that implement EOS® experience a leadership team change within the first few years of their implementation. It’s a natural outcome as the priorities and roles within the company gain laser focus. The EOS Process™ helps build a cohesive leadership team by […]

  • Four Tips For “Crushing” Your Rocks Every Quarter

    November 30, 2018

    Don’t you love the feeling of walking out of your Quarterly session with clear Rocks focused on solving the company’s highest priority issues for the next quarter? And doesn’t it drive you crazy when you get to your next Quarterly and realize that your team has only completed 40% of them? If your leadership team […]

  • Off The Hook

    November 20, 2018

    In a recent session with a client, several leadership team members mentioned during their check-in that EOS® was “not working.” The Integrator expressed frustration that they were not making enough progress and worried that their investment in the process was not paying off. Later in the session, I dug in a little deeper and discovered […]