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Use 'What If' To Get Everything You Want Out Of Your Business

Written by Jill Young on January 13, 2020

A couple of weeks ago, I had a morning appointment with a business owner and an afternoon appointment with an executive (from a different company). 

The two meetings couldn’t have been more different. 

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Scorecards Vs. Dashboards

Written by Ed Callahan on December 16, 2019

 

The Scorecard is one of the foundational tools we teach our EOS® clients.  When I explain that it is a tool to enable management by exception, many of my clients respond that they do that already with a dashboard.

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Facing the Unavoidable with Uncommon Courage

Written by Dan Wallace on December 5, 2019

Recently, one of our client teams found themselves facing a difficult decision. 

They realized that two functions they’d always kept separate really belonged under one leader. Keeping them separate created unnecessary complexity, causing extensive debates about overlapping resources, workflow and priorities. Combining them would eliminate confusion, increase speed and quality, and make the company more responsive to its customers. That part was easy. 

The hard part? 

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Why You Need to Find Your Business's "Sweet Spot"

Written by Duane Marshall on December 2, 2019

Harry Beckwith says, “people don’t lead, purposes do.” 

Recently, I worked with a client who became a firm believer in this statement. He is the son who inherited a successful 20-year-old family business and is now struggling to pay the bills. He has been drifting away from the company’s core business and has become distracted.

During a conversation we were having, I asked, “Why do you do what you do?”

“I do it for the money!” he replied.

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Is Hiring a Family Member the Right Choice?

Written by Sara Stern on October 14, 2019

Brothers hugging at work and laughing Whether you’ve hired family members in the past or if it’s your first time considering it, the decision to hire a family member can be a huge one.

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