General Business

August 6, 2018

The Simplest Job Descriptions

Simpler is usually better. According to the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), the ability to simplify is one of the five leadership abilities you need to master […]
May 4, 2018

Get a Grip on Your Business – Webinar with SBTDC

Want a quick overview of EOS with a focus on one of the tools? This Tuesday May 8th @ 2PM – 3PM (EDT), I begin a […]
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 […]
September 11, 2020

EOS Tools During a Pandemic

Very often, crisis creates clarity. It seems easier to make decisions when your options are limited and your proverbial ‘back is up against the wall’. What […]
October 20, 2020

The Four Horsemen: Signs Your (Business) Relationship is in Trouble

The Four Horsemen “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a metaphor depicting the end of times in the New Testament. They describe conquest, war, hunger, […]