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Facts are troublesome things

Facts are Troublesome Things

While reviewing the company scorecard during a Level 10 Meeting, a member of the leadership team asked that two items be dropped to the Issues List. Both were related to revenue and had been off track for more than one week. When the issue came up during the resulting “IDS” portion of the meeting, several […]

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Neverending Journey

The (Neverending) Journey to 100% Strong

In the first three sessions with a new client, an EOS Implementer (like me) spends as much as half the time helping the leadership team strengthen their organization’s “People Component.”  Both in and between those sessions, the leadership team is working hard to get the Right Structure for the organization, and to make sure the company is […]

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What's your secret sauce

What’s Your Secret Sauce?

No one cares what you do. I know this seems a bit harsh but it is a reality all the same. There are many other companies that can fulfill the need your company currently fills or what you do. But there are probably none that can fill that need in the way or HOW you […]

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Elevate Your Whole Company

Elevate Your Whole Company

So, your company is on target to grow 20% this year. That’s great, but are you also set to grow 20% this year? Is your team? As businesses grow, the people in it have to grow and develop as well. With growth comes new challenges, which means you need to have the know-how to handle […]

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The Speed of Trust

The Speed of Trust

The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything  by Stephen M. R. Covey is a excellent companion to Patrick Lencioni’s The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business. The latter explains why trust matters in business. The former is a handbook which, after anchoring Trust as a function of two things: character […]

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Netflix Culture Deck

An EOS client of mine made me aware of this Netflix Culture Power Point deck.  It was created by Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, and Patty McCord, Chief Talent Officer at Netflix from 1998 to 2012, and has been viewed more than 5 million times. You can read the Harvard Business Review article (which also contains […]

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360 Degree Feedback

360 Degree Feedback Anyone?

In a former life I worked in large organizations where the HR department would conduct “360 Feedback Programs”. If you’re not familiar with this exercise it works like this: subordinates, peers and your boss are asked to fill out a form to provide “confidential” feedback on your behavior and performance. This is then shared with […]

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