Be intentional, tight, and defined with your business model!
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“What it takes to do these things – ongoing, non-stop – is accountability. “
This is part two in a series. You can watch Part One here.
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
What do you do over and over again that is taking away your time for growth?
When I ask CPAs about their biggest operational challenge, their answers are remarkably similar. Nearly all have to do with how to deliver less-than-stellar news involving employee performance.
One of my friends who leads a small CPA firm expressed regret about hiring a bright young man who just couldn’t seem to get the work done on time. When I asked the managing partner how he handled the issue, he said, “Well, I gave him a very harsh review at the end of the year.” “How’d he take it?”, I asked. “Not well. He seemed upset and confused, and yet still nothing has changed.”
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