Leadership

Why Every Member of Your Team Should Lead

If I asked you to draw me a picture of a leader, you might pull together a confident and commanding CEO running a meeting, a press conference, or a standup with a group of people. Leaders tend to stand out for how they carry themselves, what they wear, and certainly...

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One-on-ones: Yes or No?

One-on-ones: Yes or No?

In EOS - One-on-ones . . . Yes or No? I have been getting this question lately, and so I want to answer it for all. First, my early clients will attest that I was a pro one-on-one and EOS® person. After implementing EOS® with 30+ clients I have learned a few things:...

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Clarity Breaks!

Clarity Breaks!

Clarity breaks are a critical part of leadership in EOS, and any leader will benefit from this habit. Here are some tips for getting started or restarted.

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Responsibility or Accountability?

Responsibility or Accountability?

The short answer for any leader working in an EOS® company is - Yes. But these two words are not equal, and two leadership gurus I respect have pulled me both ways. Patrick Lencioni included Accountability as layer number four in the pyramid made famous in his book,...

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The Biggest Barrier to Delegation

I can't let go of that; if I don't empty the trash, who will?These young people have no work ethic; if I don't mow the lawn, who will do it? People have to get paid around here; if I don't double-check all the time sheets, how will it get done? In my Delegating...

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Honest Listening: What Peter says and one practice

Honest Listening: What Peter says and one practice

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.Peter Drucker When she walked into my office, she was clearly nervous. We had worked together for six months. In the next five minutes, she shared a very personal medical condition, how the treatment...

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Honesty Quote

Honesty Quote

I believe leaders need to learn/relearn how to express love to their people so they feel it. Here is a quote that should make you think about love and honesty.

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