When a business grows rapidly, it can look like a wild, overgrown shrub. The plant wastes energy trying to care for these wayward limbs. Likewise, business owners must look for “branches” diverting attention and energy from their vision. Sometimes, they need to prune the leadership team to encourage future growth.
I find that some clients have trouble differentiating between types of Rocks. Does a Rock belong at the company, departmental, or individual level? To provide context, I’ve found three effective ways to teach the concept: the inverted Christmas tree, the construction project, and the magnitude and impact filter. 1. The Inverted Christmas Tree Early in
When you spend enough days in session with clients, you start to feel like you’ve seen and heard it all. These situations can feel like I’ve stepped into the big top at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, not a run-of-the-mill quarterly session. These are my confessions of a lion tamer as part of my role as an Expert EOS Implementer™.