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Take 3 Steps to Strengthen the People Component™ of Your Business

Written by Mike Kotsis on November 5, 2018

In a survey of business owners, 82% of the respondents cited people issues as their number one frustration. Employees, partners, customers, vendors – they all weren’t on the same page!

In the EOS Process™, we address this frustration head-on by asking the leadership team three questions to strengthen the People Component of their business.

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5 Common Questions About Departmental Quarterlies

Written by Mike Kotsis on October 25, 2018

As leadership teams begin to roll out the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) to the rest of the company, they’re usually excited about getting the entire organization running on EOS. But as the EOS Foundational Tools™ start rolling out, leadership teams often discover they have several questions about applying the tools at the departmental level.

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Why You Should Never Ignore Silence in a Meeting

Written by Mike Kotsis on October 22, 2018

Assumptions are one of the most dangerous things on a business leadership team. Why? Because no one knows what you’re thinking. At the beginning of the session, I tell teams that my expectations of them for the day are to be open and honest in the moment. Doing this “in the moment” is crucial to building team health.

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What Happens When Bosses Hire Their Friends?

Written by Mike Kotsis on October 11, 2018

I've seen a number of boss/buddy relationships over the years, but the one relationship that stands out the most is my own.

When I first took over the helm of running my family business, we had my father and two uncles in the company, and five other family members were involved.

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3 Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Processes

Written by Mike Kotsis on August 13, 2018

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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