Deeper Weekend 2014

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  • Greg Kyte
    Greg Kyte
  • Jason Blumer
    Jason Blumer
  • Jon Lokhorst
    Jon Lokhorst
  • Melinda Guillemette
    Melinda Guillemette
  • Scott Kregel
    Scott Kregel

HIRING. That’s it. The one thing you’re doing totally wrong is you’re hiring the wrong people. All your other problems stem from this. Jim Collins in his book Good to Great says, “The executives who ignited the transformations from good to great did not first figure out where to drive the bus and then get people on the bus to take it there. No they first got the right people on the bus (and the wrong people off the bus) and then figured out where to drive it.” Read more

Other Thoughts, Personal Growth

For the past several years, I’ve become more and more fascinated by what it means to be a creative professional. Much of my perspective on this has been shaped by The Accidental Creative, by Todd Henry. The thesis of the accidental creative was centered around building practices into our lives to ensure that we are bringing our best ideas, energy, and enjoyment to others. As it is with many things, the more you dive into topics and ideas you begin to see a whole new world emerge. The art and science of creativity is one those areas of study that is much more and has captured my own imagination. And the story of creativity in our lives is important because of two primary reasons: Read more

Book Review

In his first book on EOS® (Entrepreneurial Operating System®), entrepreneur and author Gino Wickman outlines a whole new way to run a business. This system has been implemented by thousands of entrepreneurs. It helps them to develop a vision for the company, establish goals around that vision, and provide a structured way to drive the business to accomplish these goals. Though EOS can help your organization stay on task, it requires you to keep all of your EOS data organized. Traction® Tools is a cloud-based application designed to do one thing: help businesses implement EOS. If you are unfamiliar with EOS, I would recommend reading Traction, Gino Wickman’s book introducing EOS. Read more