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The Biggest Reason You Don't Accomplish More (And How to Fix It)

Written by Mike Kotsis on April 27, 2017

Running a business isn't easy. If you're like most business leaders, you've got a lot you want to accomplish.

In a recent client session, the team had an a-ha moment while we were setting priorities for the next 90 days. They were frustrated because they felt like there was never enough time in the day to get stuff done. Even though they had clear priorities for the 90-day period, things just kept coming up throughout the quarter that they felt obligated to tackle right then. This put them over their time capacity.

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Get More Out of Your Core Processes

Written by Connie Chwan on April 24, 2017

When I first define The Process Component™ for entrepreneurial leadership teams, it is not uncommon to see some eyes roll at the thought of documenting the company’s Core Processes.

The word “document” is what gets people’s attention. They envision lengthy procedural manuals that, while well intended, require extensive work to develop and eventually sit on a shelf and gather dust. No one ever refers to them, and most employees don’t even know they exist.

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5 Reasons to Ditch Your Org Chart

Written by Randy Taussig on April 20, 2017

Most of my clients no longer use their organizational chart, replacing it with the Accountability Chart™ – a more powerful tool that clearly depicts the structural needs of the organization.

At first glance, the Accountability Chart may look like an org chart with a similar hierarchical feel, but that’s where the similarities end.

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The 4-Step Mechanism Your Business Needs to Scale

Written by Mike Paton on April 17, 2017

When one of my clients is working to strengthen the Process Component in their business, the ultimate goal is getting a handful of Core Processes documented, simplified and “FBA” – which stands for “followed by all.” Often, when recording a Rock or Goal on the whiteboard that includes “FBA,” I turn around to find one or more leaders looking at me skeptically.

“What’s FBA?” they’ll say, or “How is that a SMART Rock?”

Fair questions.

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The Lies That Hold Back Your Success

Written by Ken DeWitt on April 13, 2017

When I start working with a new client, one of the first questions I ask is, “What is it that keeps you from being successful? What is it you must overcome for your business to grow?” Recently, someone answered that question with, “The voices inside my head.”

I knew instantly what he was talking about. I hear the voices, too – we all do. They say things like:

“I don’t have enough experience.”

“I’m not charismatic enough.”

“I’m not a good leader.” 

“My peers are all doing better than me. I must be broken.”

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