Imagine a speedboat on a glass-smooth lake on a calm, sunny day. The captain guns the throttle and the boat takes off. Except it doesn’t, because the captain forgot to raise the anchor. Instead of cruising rapidly across the lake, the boat lurches in fits and starts as the anchor skips across the bottom of
Some of the Leadership Teams I work with get frustrated with their ability to drive Accountability through their organization. I recently realized these Leadership Teams tend to be the same ones who struggle to consistently complete 80% of their Rocks. This led me to a second realization: I have now worked with over 50 Leadership
The Scorecard metric was a ribbon of red. This team had NEVER met this metric, the number of errors in a particular process. As I glanced at the 13 weeks on the scorecard, the lowest number was 3. The highest was 15. Most weeks it was between 6 and 11. The Goal was 0. I
On the morning of my first session with a new client, I help them build out the structure of their Leadership Team using the Accountability Chart tool. When we define the Roles for a given Function (Roles are the key things for which the Leader in that seat will be held accountable), I start by
In the period from mid-October until mid-February, EOS Implementers are immersed in what we call “Annual Season”, the time of year when we lead many of our clients through their Two-Day Annual Planning Sessions. A major component of the Annual Planning Session is working on the health and well-being of the Leadership Team.
One of the most critical things for any business is creating a Great Team. In EOS, the People Component is all about building a great team, what we call “getting the Right People in the Right Seats”. In a recent post, I talked about cultural fit – what we call “Right People”. Today, I’d like