Profitability

Defining Quarterly Goals

When You’re Setting Quarterly Goals, Should You Measure Activity Or Results?

Within the Entrepreneurial Operating System, everybody in the organization has what we call "Rocks." These are clear, 90-day priorities designed to keep your team members …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #14: Equip and Inspire Your Team to Greater Levels of Success

Many executives aspire to be great leaders. However, being a great leader isn’t enough. Your team members need more from you. They also need you …

3 Strategies to Uproot Undermanagement in Your Business

In a recent episode of the Growing Leaders, Growing Companies podcast, we discussed one trend we’re seeing that can send your star players running and …

Create an Environment of Accountability

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #13: The Simple Equation to Foster Accountability and Fire Up Growth

Imagine what it would be like to operate in an environment of complete accountability, one in which: Your team members accept responsibility for the Rocks …

Solve Recruitment and Retention Problems Resulting from Undermanagement

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies Episode #10: Uproot Undermanagement, the Source of Your People Problems

Almost all the companies we work with are struggling with a particular form of people problems, namely 1) recruiting top talent to fill open positions …

Why Organizations Naturally Increase in Complexity—and What to Do About It

I’ve been fortunate enough to have the privilege of working with leadership teams in over 1500 organizations in my 30 years as a business advisor. …

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Delegate? Find Out in Three Steps

Many executives pride themselves on being able to do everything. However, at a certain point, you need to be able to delegate in order to …

CEO Peer Groups

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #5 – CEO Peer Groups – The High-Level Solution to Executive Challenges

We brought special guest, George Satula of Vistage Worldwide, on the podcast to discuss a powerful strategy that a small, tight-knit group of CEOs and …

People Problems, Constant Crisis and Too Much Stress for Not Enough Profit: Are You Experiencing These Business Frustrations?

When I sit down with a new prospect or client, I always ask the question: What do you really want from your business? Sometimes, people …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #4 – Why It’s Never The Right Time to Start Using the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)

Or: Are You Really Getting What You Want from Your Business? Popularized in Gino Wickman’s book, Traction, the Entrepreneurial Operating System focuses on strengthening the …