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?”
This past year I was approached by a CEO who needed to improve accountability within his firm.
To do that, he told me he wanted someone to be a tough, hard-charging manager. Someone who would — in his words — “tighten the reins.” …
Vision. I went to the eye doctor and for the first time, I couldn’t read anything below the top line. Really?!! And how many other reminders do I need that I’m aging?
It occurred to me while I was ruminating in my newly identified, near-sighted blur, that this is what it’s like for our people …