We always have an annual planning meeting, but this time was different. It was a dream come true, just as I had imagined it.
Recently, I was having a client session with a company owner and his leadership team.
I asked the team if it had been implementing the tools in the EOS Toolbox™️ they learned down to their direct reports. A few awkward moments followed, filled with blank stares and silence. That’s when the owner broke in…
“What I heard is you don’t have faith in your people.”
My son didn’t like what he heard from me, so he went to his mom and got the answer he wanted. We call this “the end-run,” — it also happens in business.
For example, have you ever experienced dissension in your organization where employees sided with one leader over the other? It’s like a reality show where alliances are created to overtake the other party.
Are you making Hits in your business or are you focused on Home Runs? Home Runs are more exciting and usually attributable to success, but Hits are the formula for longstanding success. Look at the careers of Hall of Fame inductees Ty Cobb, Hank Aaron, and Willie Mays.