Where Did the Big Issues Go?

Where Did the Big Issues Go?

By Michael Halperin On the second day of a recent annual planning session, the company visionary –somewhat exasperated – interrupted the proceedings. “Guys, we have only an hour left. Why aren’t we focused on our big, burning, urgent problems?” We all looked at...
Embracing the Process Component™

Embracing the Process Component™

By Michael Halperin “One of them has to go,” the integrator said. The other members of the leadership team nodded their heads in grim agreement.  “Maybe both,” said the operations leader. “We may have two ‘wrong people’.” Jen, their production manager and Dave, the...
Roll Out EOS With a Core Values Speech

Roll Out EOS With a Core Values Speech

By Victoria Cabot After discovering your company’s core values, the next step in rolling out EOS to your organization is an all-hands meeting. In that meeting, the visionary (or integrator) delivers a Core Values Speech. The speech paints a picture with history,...
Want a Great Scorecard?  Ask Great Questions

Want a Great Scorecard? Ask Great Questions

By Kurt Schneiber When leaders ask me how they should use Scorecards and KPIs within their businesses, I ask them to envision an exceptional week in each function. And I then ask “What happened during the week to make it so?” For example, if I were a manufacturing...
The EOS® Tool That Helped Haul in a Big Win

The EOS® Tool That Helped Haul in a Big Win

,By John McMahon In a quarterly planning session six months ago, the team I was working with expressed great frustration with the inconsistency of their profit and cash flow. In some quarters, they did very well, while in others they barely broke even. In no recent...
The Power of Your Rocks

The Power of Your Rocks

By Leonard Lynskey One of the most powerful skills EOS® facilitates is the power of predicting a successful outcome. The cornerstone of this power is Rocks — the three to seven most important things that must get done in the next 90 days. Rocks create mastery for...