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Listening to your Rumble Strips

Written by Joel Swanson on September 16, 2019

It has almost certainly happened to each of us - you’re driving down the road on cruise control. You’re not doing anything reckless, but your mind is on a million things besides the stretch of road you’re on. You’re thinking about your destination, how long it will take to get there, whether you have enough gas, what’s for lunch, and why no one seems to know how to use a turn signal any more.

The next thing you know, you’re literally shaken back into focus by the rumble strip just on the other side of the white line. You’ve drifted a bit, so you make a slight course correction to straighten things out, and continue on your way with more focused direction.

No big deal, right? Right. But things could have gotten really dicey if it weren’t for that rumble strip.

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Solving Business Pain

Written by Dean Breyley on March 18, 2019

Too often when things aren't going right in your Business, you tend to focus on where you think the problems lie and come up with a solution in isolation to what's going on elsewhere in the company. It would be like getting a prescription from a doctor without first having a consultation about your symptoms to see what else is going on.

The same applies in business; don't potentially misdiagnose the problem without all the facts. So how can you keep a close eye on all the facts?

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5 Steps to a Great Scorecard

Written by Ken DeWitt on February 14, 2019

A lot of EOS® companies struggle at the start of their journey with their Scorecard by trying to monitor too much information instead of focusing only on a handful of measurables. As a result, they don't love their scorecard and it doesn't work well for them.  If that is the case for you and your Scorecard, here are 5 steps you can take to troubleshoot your Scorecard issues and make it work better for you.

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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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A Great Week = A Great Scorecard

Written by Mike Paton on April 5, 2018

Several of my clients recently asked for help in putting together company or departmental scorecards. For many organizations and leaders, finding the right set of 5 to 15 leading indicators that provide an absolute pulse on the business (or the department) is a difficult challenge. Often it takes several months or longer to truly fall in love with your scorecard.

Like most worthwhile journeys, strengthening the Data Component™ starts with a single step. 

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