Fear of the Integrator Seat

Recently I took a new company through the Accountability Chart exercise. The Accountability Chart is the tool that gives structure to a business, allowing each member to fill the role that fits his or her Unique Ability®.

As we were going through the exercise the assumption was that the owner would go in the Integrator seat, bringing clarity and keeping the team focused on accomplishing the business plan.

As the discussion continued, everyone agreed that the owner was definitely a Visionary and belonged in the Visionary seat, and many thought he belonged in the Integrator seat as well. Then the sales leader spoke up and said, “I think Joe should go in the Integrator seat. He handles most of those roles and responsibilities now, and he’s the one that’s in every day, knows every department and how they tick.”

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Watch Out for These Challenges When Implementing EOS in Your Company

The power of EOS® is that it gives your company a single way of doing business that’s simple and proven. Over 40,000 organizations around the world are running on EOS and getting their business under control. By addressing the Six Key Components™ of your business and providing a model for solving your company’s issues for good, EOS helps you grow to achieve your vision and goals more effectively.

But some leadership teams that are running on EOS aren’t gaining the traction they’d expected to see when they started using the system. As a leadership team, they’re getting more done, solving more issues, and working together better than ever. But the business as a whole isn’t improving, and the operations side of the company is still out of control. What’s going on?

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