Strong in Six

with Sue Hawkes

When your business gets stuck and things stop working, you need simple, proven tools to get you back on track. This season, host Sue Hawkes is diving into 12 EOS® Tools to help you get strong in the Six Key Components™ of your business.

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S2E12: TRACTION | Running World-Class Meetings

In the realm of EOS, we embrace the power of a 90 day world, driven by the steady rhythm of the meeting pulse. With this clear time frame and meeting pulse, we can set ambitious–yet attainable–goals and keep laser focused on our efforts.

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S2E11: TRACTION | Rocks, Priorities, Accountability

It’s been said only 20% of the population sets goals and–of that 20%–70% fail to achieve them! No wonder it’s challenging to scale a company. The good news is, Rocks are your solution. Setting Rocks is the key to increasing traction and accountability within your business.

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S2E10: PROCESS | Your “Way” Followed By All

Have you ever wondered how some organizations achieve consistent success while others struggle to execute their plans effectively? The answer is in “Followed by All”, an EOS tool that involves following a specific set of steps to ensure consistent execution and accountability throughout your company.

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S2E9: PROCESS | Core Processes Documented

Process can sometimes be written off as “boring” or “bureaucratic”. Process is actually a “secret weapon” for you and your business. Documenting your core processes provides clarity and consistency, freeing up time and energy to focus on innovation and growth. It streamlines your operations, enhances your productivity, and enables seamless scalability as your organization grows.

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S2E8: ISSUES | IDS® (Identify, Discuss, Solve)

Do you ever feel like your meetings don’t accomplish anything? And most of your time is spent discussing things with no real solution? In today’s episode, we’re digging into the solution: the EOS IDS tool, the “compass” that guides teams toward clarity and alignment.

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S2E7: ISSUES | Building Your Issues List

Having issues means your company is growing and evolving. Naming your issues is just the first step, however. In today’s episode, we’re digging into the EOS Issues List, a game changing tool that illuminates the “elephants in the room” and fosters open, productive communication within your company.

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S2E6: DATA | Choosing Your Measurables

Have you ever made it to the end of the week only to look back and feel like nothing important was accomplished? In today’s episode: EOS® Measurables and how they can help you and your team stay focused on – and accountable to – the most important aspects of your business.

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S2E4: PEOPLE | Identifying the Right Seats

Have you ever worked with or hired someone who was a really great person, but they just weren’t good at their job? They were just not in the right seat! So how DO you avoid this and place your employees where they–and your organization–will thrive?

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S2E3: PEOPLE | Finding the Right People

“Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.” How do you find the right people for that teamwork in the first place? This is a question I often get from EOS clients, and we’re digging into it today.

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S2E2: Vision | Shared by All

Have you ever wondered what makes some companies more successful than others? One of the strongest success factors is achieving “Shared by All”. Shared by All is the second major discipline, and the one that often gets overlooked or neglected.

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S2E1: VISION | Answering The 8 Questions™

When you answer The 8 Questions™: what are your core values?, what’s your Core Focus™?, what is your 10-Year Target™?, what’s your marketing strategy?, what is your 3-Year Picture™?, your 1-Year Plan?, your quarterly Rocks?, and finally, what is your Issues List? you have the framework for making magic happen. They’re critical questions vital for organizational success.

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S1E0: Strong in Six, COMING SOON!

Hosted by EOS® Implementer and business coach Sue Hawkes, Strong in 6 is a podcast where entrepreneurs share their real struggles and questions and receive actionable solutions from other business owners.

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About the Strong in Six Podcast

Running a business can be tough. When you get stuck and it feels like nothing is working, what you need are simple, proven tools to get things back on track. And to make sure you’re getting the most out of each tool, it helps to have an expert teacher, someone who has coached over 150 entrepreneurial businesses through all kinds of growing pains and plateaus. This season, EOS Implementer® Sue Hawkes is diving into 12 EOS Tools that have helped thousands of companies get strong in vision, people, data, issues, process, and traction. Follow along with us as she explores all 12 tools and provides her expert “tricks of the trade” into how using each of them can bring you closer to getting Strong in Six.

About Sue Hawkes

Sue Hawkes is a bestselling author, award-winning leader, Expert EOS Implementer, Certified Business Coach, WPO Chapter Chair, and globally recognized award-winning seminar leader who helps CEOs and their leadership teams succeed. Sue brings over twenty-five years of business experience to her clients, and as CEO of YESS! has designed and delivered dynamic, transformational programs for thousands of people. Sue’s passion is helping people design and live successful, fulfilling lives through powerful leadership, effective communication, no-nonsense coaching, and healthy teamwork.


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