Strategy & Execution

Jan 18: EOS — Universal or Specialized Solution?

Join us for a complimentary Virtual Business Breakfast on Thursday, January 18th from 7:30 to 8:15 am. No driving necessary.  Participate from the comfort of your office or home. You just need an Internet connection.  Sorry we can’t provide you with “virtual coffee.” EOS(R), the Entrepreneurial Operating System, also known as “Traction,” is often considered an answer to all challenges faced by businesses in the…

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Valuable Links List — Oct 2016

Once a month I share a list of links to valuable articles on reputable websites. These resources help me in my work. I hope that they will be relevant and useful to you, too. This link list or “round up” is created and shared for your convenience. I also post these individual links on social media including LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+. But you may not…

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Private Company Advisory Board Service

Background Most private company owners would like to have an advisory board.  But it’s often not clear how to proceed in constructing one.  A variety of questions need to be addressed.  How do you find a diverse, but small collection set of potential members with a broad array of functional expertise?  How much time and effort will the search take?  How about relevant industry (e.g.…

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Management by Goal Setting

According to the Schumpeter column in @Economist, management by goal-setting is making a comeback. “Management by Objectives” was a theory introduced by Peter Drucker in 1954, the article notes. “SMART” objectives (specific, measureable, actionable, realistic, and time-sensitive) were part of Drucker’s theory. That concept remains active today in practices such as the Entpreneurial Operating System (“EOS” or “Traction”). The article notes, “A study of big…

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