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Nasty is Not Necessary

Steve Jobs.  Jeff Bezos.  Elon Musk.  These leaders are considered the most extraordinary business visionaries of our times.  We love their products:  Apple, Amazon and Tesla. Yet these passionate, inspiring and charismatic leaders were known to be relentlessly hard on employees, even cruel, to get them to perform better. Why would these brilliant men behave …

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Hedgehog or Fox?

In his book, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t, Jim Collins asks, “Are you a hedgehog or a fox?” The Hedgehog Concept originated from a line of the Greek poet Archilochus, “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows ONE BIG THING.  As the story goes, the cunning fox spends …

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Does Stinking Thinking Have Your Business Sinking?

As a leader, creating a healthy business has a lot to do with what’s between your ears. People who lead great organizations habitually think great thoughts – centered on growth, hope, gratitude, integrity, learning, service, excellence and other ways of thinking that create a healthy culture and ultimately a competitive edge. On the flip side, …

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A Wildly Successful Business Is a Boring Business

EOS Wisdom Shared! Occasionally, I like to share some of the great tips from other seasoned EOS implementers around the country.  Here’s an article written by Gino Wickman, creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), founder of EOS Worldwide, and the coach who keeps me sharp as a certified implementer.  Enjoy! A Wildly Successful Business …

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TRUST: The Great Multiplier of Performance

By Chris Naylor, Certified EOS Implementer Simply put, trust can accelerate or destroy any business or relationship. When people prioritize building trust they enjoy better relationships, reputations, employee engagement, retention, revenue and results!  When there is lack of trust, everything takes longer and costs more.  Trust me on this!! The Bottom Line on Trust Not …

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Know How: Get a process

Know How: Get a process Originally Published in Minnesota Business: http://minnesotabusiness.com/know-how-get-process The Entrepreneurial Operating System gives emerging companies more structure and better results By Erica Rivera 11-20-2014 “Only 5 percent of business owners are getting what they want out of their business,” says Chris Naylor, founder of B.Better Success Coaching in Wayzata. The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) is one way …

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Give Yourself a “Time Out”: Commit to Regular Clarity Breaks!

Are you feeling overwhelmed at work, unfocused, or frustrated with your inability to think and plan for your company’s future? Now’s the time to schedule a TIME OUT! Coined by EOS (the Entrepreneurial Operating System), a “Clarity Break” is a regularly scheduled appointment on your calendar with yourself. Clarity breaks allow you to clear your …

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