To The Point – Blog

  • Develop Leaders for Your Operation

    March 9, 2018

    How deep is your farm’s bench? Developing leaders in your operation can be an exciting, as well as, challenging process, says Rena Striegel, president of Transition Point Business Advisors. Five steps to grow your team’s skills and leadership capacity. Prepare the Team. To start this process, develop a shared vision for your farm that’s understood […]

  • Get More from Your Meetings with a Powerful Pause

    March 8, 2018

    All companies running on EOS® follow the practice of having a weekly Level 10 Meeting™. I’ve seen many companies do these meetings, and one huge mistake keeps rearing its ugly head when clients get to the Customer and Employee Headlines, and again when they get to the Issues List. They launch right in and wind […]

  • Succession Planning: Key Components Your Plan May Be Missing (Part 1)

    March 2, 2018

    The topic of succession planning continues to be one full of questions and confusion. In addition to ownership, you should consider two additional components when developing a succession plan for your farm. Before we discuss the components, let’s make sure we are on the same page. Succession planning is NOT estate planning. The two are […]

  • How to Hire for Future Growth

    March 1, 2018

    In the last quarterly session with a client, the team reported record financials in the last 90 days. They exceeded their revenue and profit targets, and they completed over 90 percent of their rocks. By all estimations, they had every reason to celebrate. But when it came time to grade the quarter, they gave it […]

  • 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 […]

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