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For The Greater Good

Written by Jim Coyle on January 16, 2020

I am sitting in a session with a client and we are making sure to flush out all the issues. 

The sales and marketing director is going through his list as I write them up on the board. He finishes his list by saying, “And I need to be on the Issues List as well.” This gathered a few looks but I told the group that we had bigger fish to fry so we were not going to dive into solving any of the issues just yet. 

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The High Impact and Low Cost of Recognition

Written by John McMahon on January 9, 2020

Human beings are hard-wired to crave recognition. 

When we know that others are seeing us in a positive light, our brains release a few chemicals into our systems that make us feel good both physically and emotionally. This feeling encourages us to engage or move towards the source that triggered it. 

In short, we move closer because we want more of that feeling.

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Without Vision The People Perish

Written by Mark O'Donnell on January 2, 2020

One of the most powerful tools in The EOS Process® and in developing the Vision/Traction Organizer™ (V/TO™) is your 3-Year Picture™. 

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The Dangers of Shiny Things

Written by Ben Berman on December 26, 2019

There’s a term to describe tempting opportunities outside of an organization’s core competencies: “Shiny Things.” 

Like sparkling diamonds or the flashing lights of fame, these opportunities beckon. Shiny things lure even the most rational leadership teams into poor strategic choices with real implications. When confronted with a new opportunity -- a shiny thing -- you’ll need to ask if it is a “core” or is it a “lure”

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Is Your Business Guilty of Dysfunctional Parenting?

Written by Don Maranca on November 25, 2019

My son didn’t like what he heard from me, so he went to his mom and got the answer he wanted. We call this “the end-run,” -- it also happens in business. 

For example, have you ever experienced dissension in your organization where employees sided with one leader over the other? It’s like a reality show where alliances are created to overtake the other party.

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