Category: EOS

Finding Time Where There Is None #215

Published on December 13, 2019 Written by

Finding Time Where There Is None #215 Our time is limited and during the holidays, schedules can feel even more compressed than usual. For our business, it’s also “annual season” which means we’re often working six- or seven-day weeks on top of the festivities and additional events. What can you do about it? Here’s a […]

It’s Fluid, Not Permanent #214

Published on December 12, 2019 Written by

It’s Fluid, Not Permanent #214 Is it really failure when things don’t work? Often, we look at the lack of results as a failure, but perhaps it’s something more. I am a learner; I often refer to myself as a lifelong learner. I value reading, learning organically and in workshops, from digital sources and books—really […]

This Works EVERY Time #213

Published on December 11, 2019 Written by

This Works EVERY Time #213 What’s the secret sauce for exceeding your expected results as a person or within your business? If there was one simple answer, wouldn’t that make it all easier? If there was one key ingredient the most successful people use, what would it be? Well, I don’t love the answer, nor […]

A Winning Recipe #212

Published on December 10, 2019 Written by

A Winning Recipe #212 Building and scaling a business is hard work. When you have the right strategy – or “recipe” to follow, the actions you take are more like “ingredients” to enhance what’s happening. I was asked in a recent interview, “if there was a magic ‘reset’ button as it relates to starting your […]

More of What You Don’t Want #202

Published on November 26, 2019 Written by

More of What You Don’t Want #202 Conflict. It’s something most people seek to avoid. However, the best teams seek it; like heat-seeking missiles, they encourage it. They listen acutely; they watch body language; they ask questions to provoke it and they don’t settle until people say what they’re not comfortable saying. What the best […]

Own, Not Run #192

Published on November 12, 2019 Written by

Own, Not Run #192 In a recent podcast with @shannonkmiles, she referenced a statement her coach made to her and her husband as they embarked upon starting their business. When they both cashed in their 401K to start their business, they began their entrepreneurial journey with sage advice from their business coach which she carries […]

Love What you Do #177

Published on October 22, 2019 Written by

Love What you Do #177 What can I do to change, improve, impact, and engage others? It’s a big question. Do you wake up wondering how you can maximize your impact on yourself, your team at work, your company, your community, perhaps even the world? If not, why? What if 50% of your job was […]

Call It What It Is #172

Published on October 15, 2019 Written by

Call It What It Is #172 Living in Minnesota is a wonderful thing…and it’s got interesting twists as well. I’m not just talking about the weather! People are not as direct in their communication here, which can be a challenge. While delivering a keynote about team health, we were discussing the need for healthy conflict. […]

Sacrifice is a Reality #165

Published on October 4, 2019 Written by

Sacrifice is a Reality #165 On my drive to work, I’m listening to the radio and Dave Ryan (@daveryankdwb) says, “If you’ve ever taken a shower, you’ve had an idea,” referring to the fact that an idea alone will not make you an entrepreneur. Many people think it’s that simple; it’s not. If it was, […]

Opportunities in Disguise #160

Published on September 27, 2019 Written by

Opportunities in Disguise #160 When your core values align with your employees, clients, partners, and vendors, you can make mistakes. When trust is high, and you’ve delivered on what you said time after time, you can make mistakes. When you go the extra mile, especially when it’s not required or expected, you can make mistakes. […]