Work (and live) by Rocks

Work with Vision and you know where you want to go. Work by Rocks and you’ll know what to do to get there. Alice’s classic encounter with the Cheshire Cat in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland reveals the close connection between purpose and priority: between Vision and Goals (in EOS terms, your 10-Year Target, 3-Year Picture and 90-day Rocks.)

Get Your Entire Team Sharing the Same Vision

Years ago in a former position Karissa, our Operations Leader, sat on a team that spent 2 years developing a 3-year strategic plan that was almost 20 pages long and full of lengthy, wordy goals with bullets upon bullets of minutiae. After all that effort to write the plan, they accomplished almost nothing. You probably have your own strategic planning nightmares. Throw out all your fears about business planning.You can actually effectively define and execute your business plan (which we call Vision) on just 2 pages. And it takes only 2 days to get you started.

Caught in the business system of the month trap?

You must implement one complete business operating system to build a great organization. Piecing together bits and pieces of every flashy new business practice that comes along will leave you exhausted and waste a lot of time. If you were using an assortment of Microsoft, Macs, iPads, and Chromebooks for your computer network, your IT department would be pounding their fists in frustration. It’s the same way with running your business. You’ve got to reduce the complexity and keep things simple. Get everyone speaking the same language and your team leading with one voice and one vision. CarolinasDentist did just that when they decided to stop spinning their wheels and get out of the business system of the month trap ... (Click image to read more)

EOS: A Playbook for success

We're pleased to be featured in the QReview, quarterly newsletter of EOS implementer Transportation Impact. This lively article sums up nicely how Ben wears the coach’s hat at Transportation Impact, guiding their team with his playbook of practical business methods (EOS) and leading them towards winning seasons for many years to come. (Click image to read more)