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If You Are the Leader, You Are the Message Part 2: What is Said but not Done

In my last post, I added thoughts on my friend and colleague Ed Callahan’s piece about the importance of leaders intentionally using a regular, disciplined process to cascade “true rumors” your organization needs to hear. It was a reminder that in addition to Ed’s suggestion, leaders need to be aware of the message they are […]

By |August 7th, 2018|business, business systems, People, Process|0 Comments

When Less is Really More

The editorial section of the The Wall Street Journal includes a daily cartoon titled “Pepper… and Salt” poking fun at and making a small point about daily life. The June 18, 2018 cartoon depicts a man sitting in the front seat of a new vehicle, staring ahead with a rather bewildered look on his face. […]

By |June 25th, 2018|business, business systems, Focus, Process|0 Comments

Are You Winning?

There are many definitions of the word “win.” When it comes to life and business, here is my personal favorite:

To reach some destination or object, despite difficulty or toil.

Winning can be about victory or being first across the finish line, but for me, the important part of winning is when you can answer […]

By |May 30th, 2018|business, business systems, Process, tool|0 Comments

Need a Better Process? Use a Checklist

While working with clients to implement EOS, we demonstrate that the 136 things leadership teams wrestle with are really just symptoms of root cause problems that they have been unable to effectively solve. The learning here, which is at the heart of the EOS model, is that there are only 6 key components of any […]

By |September 21st, 2015|Process|1 Comment