Best Practices

Being a Leader Isn’t Enough: The Two Roles You Need to Own to Guide Your Team Effectively

Executives who work within the Entrepreneurial Operating System can’t afford to be just leaders to their team members. If you’re only occupying the leadership role, …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #15: Solve Your Most Pressing Issues and Remove Your Obstacles to Healthy Growth

What separates the struggling companies from the strong ones—or the good ones from the great? It’s not their issues. All companies have issues. Instead, it …

Defining Quarterly Goals

When You’re Setting Quarterly Goals, Should You Measure Activity Or Results?

Within the Entrepreneurial Operating System, everybody in the organization has what we call "Rocks." These are clear, 90-day priorities designed to keep your team members …

6 Questions to Help You Create an Engaged Workforce

Earlier this year, the Conference Board conducted research revealing that attracting and retaining top talent ranks as the #1 internal concern of the CEOs they …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #14: Equip and Inspire Your Team to Greater Levels of Success

Many executives aspire to be great leaders. However, being a great leader isn’t enough. Your team members need more from you. They also need you …

6 Reasons Why Everyone in Your Organization Should Have a Number

What gets measured gets done, plain and simple. That’s why, within the Entrepreneurial Operating System, we recommend getting a strong grip on the Data component …

3 Strategies to Uproot Undermanagement in Your Business

In a recent episode of the Growing Leaders, Growing Companies podcast, we discussed one trend we’re seeing that can send your star players running and …

Create an Environment of Accountability

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #13: The Simple Equation to Foster Accountability and Fire Up Growth

Imagine what it would be like to operate in an environment of complete accountability, one in which: Your team members accept responsibility for the Rocks …

Undermanagement Chases Away Top Players

Is Undermanagement Chasing Away the Top Players in Your Organization?

There’s a lot of confusion out there today about the real meaning of leadership. In my opinion, leadership is not about creating a group of …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #12: How to Be a Great Boss

At the helm of every great company, you’ll find a leadership team packed with great bosses. These leaders and managers have become adept at getting …