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5 Tips for Building Out Your Accountability Chart

Written by Jonathan Smith on June 25, 2018

One of the first things an EOS Implementer™ does when working with clients is to determine the right structure for the organization using 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.

Here are a few tips to help you navigate this process with your team.

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Scaling Up Your Intentions the SMART Way

Written by Jonathan Smith on September 2, 2014

A lifelong dream of mine was to be a pilot. I did my training, and got my pilot’s license. Being up in the air was thrilling, but there was one aspect I dreaded. When I first started flying, I was terrified of the radio. I would freeze up when I had to communicate with Air Traffic Control (ATC). I would do anything in my power to avoid speaking with them, including taking longer, more circuitous routes to avoid required dreaded radio communication. Flying was supposed to be fun and it was, so long as I did not have to speak to ATC. My inability to effectively communicate seriously limited my choices of destinations. I eventually decided to conquer my fears. The skill I needed to understand and perfect was the basic framework of ATC communication. Every communication with ATC is based upon a standard structure that is followed by all pilots:

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Scale Up Lessons from King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table

Written by Jonathan Smith on August 15, 2014

I was reflecting on King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table and realized that it provides a very potent lesson when scaling up leadership teams concerning team health. The Knights of the Round Table had a “Code of Chivalry.” This pact outlined the 12 basic rules of the Knights of the Round Table.

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Soccer, Statistics, and Success: Is Your Company Going to Win the World Cup?

Written by Jonathan Smith on July 15, 2014

Throughout the US, we have been fascinated by 2014 FIFA World Cup over the past couple of weeks. Like so many others, I was rooting for the US, hoping against hope that they could pull off the impossible and beat Belgium in the Round of 16.

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Time Management for Entrepreneurs

Written by Jonathan Smith on February 21, 2014

I learned about Dan Sullivan's and Strategic Coach's Entrepreneurial Time System™ when I was a student in their program in 2001.

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