3 Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Processes

Congratulations! You’ve documented your company’s core processes. It’s a big undertaking for teams to simplify and document their processes. The next step is to roll them out to everyone in the company and get them followed by all. But how do you do that?

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Giving Feedback – Three Data Points

EOS LEADERSHIP TEAM EOS SOLVING ISSUES HOW TO BE A GREAT BOSS A helpful discipline when giving feedback to someone, or when having a tough conversation to help correct someone’s unproductive actions, is sharing three data points. Data points are examples of what the person is doing that demonstrates the bad behaviour. If you have · · ·

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Avoid These Bad Decision Making Habits

In Chapter 6 of Traction, Gino Wickman shares ten “commandments” of a team that’s great at solving issues. Because solving an issue often requires one or more decisions to be made, they are also referred to as the Ten Commandments of Good Decision Making in the eBook, Decide! If you or your team are stuck and making little or no progress when solving issues, it’s time to assess whether you’re following these commandments.

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The Elephant In The Room

Nobody talks about the elephant in the room. It’s too uncomfortable. “It’s too embarrassing,” you think, “If I bring that subject up, then everyone will know about it.” But here’s the thing – people know about the elephant in the room, and ignoring it is causing more problems than it’s solving.

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Answer Two Questions to Manage Your Time Effectively

Answer Two Questions to Manage Your Time Effectively – From time to time, I have clients ask me if I can do anything to help them with personal time management. Typically, they have put too much on their plate and they can’t figure out how to get everything done. Here’s what I’ve learned over the years as I transitioned from a poor time manager to a more effective time manager: There’s a big difference between time management and effective time management

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The Discipline of Waiting

When something good or bad happens, or when we have an idea, we want to share it. When we have a question, we want to ask it. When we are frustrated, we want to vent.

Sharing our news, ideas, questions and frustrations whenever the urge strikes, consumes an incalculable amount of time and human energy, and that matters because many of us say we don’t have enough time to accomplish everything we want to accomplish.

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Are You Solving the Wrong Issues? A question for CEOs and Team Leaders

Are You Solving the Wrong Issues? A question for CEOs and Team Leaders – The most common challenge leadership teams encounter as they learn to IDS™ (Identify, Discuss, Solve) issues is that they move straight to discussion without identifying the root cause of the issue. There is only one difficulty with that approach – the issue is merely a symptom of what is truly happening. If you start discussing right away, you will most likely solve the wrong issue

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5 Tips for Building Out Your Accountability Chart

One of the first things any CEO needs to do is to determine the right structure for the organisation. EOS implementers use the Accountability Chart. While this can be a straightforward exercise for your senior leadership team, some of your team members may have difficulty when it’s time to build out the Accountability Chart for their own departments

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It takes all kinds – for CEOs only

Do you ever get frustrated with people on your leadership team while solving problems or brainstorming ideas? They may ask too many questions, jump to conclusions too fast, are too quiet, or are always a pessimist. Do you sometimes wish they all had your “MO” when making decisions? Wouldn’t that be great? Or would it?

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