General Business

April 27, 2018
Difficult Conversation

The Difficult Conversation Checklist for Managers

If you’ve been a leader or a manager for much time at all, you’ve had to address a difficult job performance issue with an employee. Let’s […]
January 31, 2018

4 Keys to Business Love

Business is simple: Do what you love, with people you love, producing results that other people love.  When you fall in love, who is your best […]
December 31, 2017

10 Agenda Items for Annual Planning

Take advantage of the fresh, clean feeling a New Year can bring. Many companies have calendar-fiscal years. The annual meeting is a quarterly meeting on steroids […]
November 22, 2017

6 Truths about Marketing from David Meerman Scott

As a member of EO (the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, I get to attend a learning event almost monthly. I call it my “Continuing Business Education” or CBE […]
August 9, 2017

Leading and Managing Takes Time!

Helping my clients implement EOS in their businesses, I’ve heard a few leaders say “I feel like I’m spending more time working ON the business and […]
July 13, 2017

The Difference Between Therapy, Coaching, Consulting and Mentoring

I used to think there was virtue in ‘going it alone’. I’d think to myself: “Come hell or high water I’m going to accomplish [this great […]
June 14, 2017

Video: A Whirlwind Tour of EOS

Too fast to be ‘Pure’, this recorded webinar hits the highlights of EOS: The 6 Key Components of Business and 5 Foundational Tools. Recorded June 7, […]
May 26, 2017

Can You Smell Your Own Stink?

I promise this article is only about business ‘hygiene’ – and the title of this post came from a quote I heard from Brad Pitt in […]
October 31, 2019
Quarterly Conversation

Be a Great Boss: Have the EOS Quarterly Conversation

Every leader should have a Quarterly Conversation with each direct report every 90 days. It’s just checking in. It’s informal, but it needs to be on […]
December 11, 2019

EOS Annual Planning

We don’t learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience. John Dewey – recognized as one of the founders of the philosophy of pragmatism and […]