Stretch Your Thinking to Tighten Up Your Results

By: Preston True “There are no unrealistic goals, only unrealistic timeframes.” – Dan Sullivan The past three months have been full of annual planning sessions in which we review what we accomplished in 2016 and identify what we aim to achieve in 2017, especially in the first quarter. Many companies had a great year in 2016. […]

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I Can’t Meet With You Right Now; I Am Too Busy

By: Ken DeWitt I frequently encounter this odd, paradoxical statement in my work.  My clients specifically hired me to teach them how to run their businesses in a way that will give them more time and freedom, yet when I try to schedule sessions with them, they often tell me they are “too busy”. They […]

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Hedgehog or Fox?

By: Chris Naylor In his book, Good to Great, Jim Collins asks, “Are you a hedgehog or a fox?” The Hedgehog Concept originated from a line of the Greek poet Archilochus, “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows ONE BIG THING.” As the story goes, the cunning fox spends hours strategizing the perfect attack […]

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2015 Halfway Point – Two Short and Sweet High-Impact Tools

By: Gino Wickman As we pass the halfway point of 2015, it’s vital to make sure everything is on track and that you’re well positioned to finish the year strong. Please do a detailed review of your 2015 goals (ideally with your leadership team) to make sure all of your goals are on track and […]

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One Reason “Solve” Is So Hard

By: Mike Paton    When implementing EOS, clients often say, “this may be simple, but it’s not easy!” And they’re right. I’ve been helping other companies master these tools for more than seven years, and I’m still learning something new every day.   For many teams, IDS is one of those “simple but not easy” […]

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Burn the Boats – You should feel a little uncomfortable

A great quote from the Greatness Guide written by Robin Sharma. “Powerful thought: Great achievement often happens when our backs are up against the wall.  Pressure can actually enhance your performance.  Your power most fully exerts itself when the heat is on.  Who you are surfaces only when you place yourself in a position of […]

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The Joy of Letting Go

By Mike Paton Back in March – while checking in during a session – one of my clients said something profound. This founding entrepreneur and Visionary reminded me what building a great organization is all about. It’s worth repeating. His Integrator had just shared “good news” from the prior quarter – they’d secured a big […]

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“I Do it for the Money!”

Harry Beckwith says, “people don’t lead, purposes do.” I once worked with a client who became a firm believer in this statement recently. He is the son who inherited a successful 20-year-old family business about two years ago and is now struggling to pay the bills. He has been drifting away from the company’s core […]

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