Advice and Insight for Entrepreneurs and Leadership Teams
Bottleneck, logjam, impasse, run aground – there are lots of ways to say that things are not moving forward – you’re stuck. We’ve all been there, and once you realize it’s happened, you immediately start looking for ways to get UN-stuck.
While there are many ways that organizations get stuck, it is often the result of an organization outgrowing whatever systems, resources, or people that brought them to where they are. Implementing EOS® helps you gain traction so you can begin moving forward again, allowing you to get what you want from your business.
At a recent gathering of the EOS Implementer Community™ one of my fellow Implementers shared this quote that may help you figure out where to start:
“Have you ever noticed that the bottleneck is always at the top of the bottle?”
*To help our readers navigate their businesses and organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are re-posting this relevant blog post from May 5, 2014
Do you find yourself saying any of the following?
- If you want it done right, you just have to do it yourself!
- It’s so hard to find good help these days!
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.”