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EOS Vision Without Traction: The Entrepreneurial Operating System

If you’re self implementing EOS®, I want you to stop and read this next sentence very carefully, because it is the most important thing to remember about EOS: You can’t have EOS Vision™ without EOS Traction™. Period. If you’re self implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, or if you’ve just started looking into the system, you’ve…
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EOS Visionary Or EOS Integrator Quiz

Note: At the end of the quiz click on “finish”. Then, scroll up to see your Visionary or Integrator results. Once you know if you’re an EOS Visionary or an EOS Integrator, read up on how to best fill that role in your business. When a Visionary and Integrator work together correctly, your business will…
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Improve EOS Annual Planning And Meet Annual Goals With Jeff Whittle

Properly handling your EOS® annual planning session is no easy task. No matter how you cut it. Whether your business is just now going through their first EOS annual planning session or their fifth. It’s always a time of tough conversations and easy to make missteps. The Entrepreneurial Operating System®’s approach to annual planning is…
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Just What Is EOS Traction Anyway?

So you’ve heard about the Entrepreneurial Operating System® from a few friends and colleagues. They are always talking about Traction™ and how great EOS® is for their business. They tell you how Traction is helping them get things done across the board. But what is EOS Traction exactly? Traction Vs Planning First, Traction is all…
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Business Didn’t Meet Your EOS Annual Goals? Here’s How To React.

If your company is using the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, you’ve probably failed to achieve a few goals in the past. Missing goals may be part of the learning process, but it’s important you actually learn from those mistakes. The vast majority of the time a missed goal can be traced to one of five simple…
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Jeff Whittle’s EOS Basics: What Is An EOS 90 Minute Meeting?

The 90 Minute Meeting™ is one of the most important meetings you will have on your EOS® Journey. One of the things I always tell clients who ask about the Entrepreneurial Operating System® is that it isn’t for everybody. Sure, that’s not very good salesmanship, but it’s honest. And honesty is the essence of the…
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how to rollout eos

Jeff Whittle Explains How To Roll Out EOS, Train Managers, And Be A Hero

EOS® roll out is the phrase most EOS Implementers use to describe the ongoing process of introducing the Entrepreneurial Operating System® indto your business. I don’t mean just the leadership team. That’s what an EOS Implementation is for. No, I’m talking about introducing the tools to every member of your company and making sure they…
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better eos scorecard

Learn To Make A Better EOS Scorecard With 5 Simple Steps

In the Entrepreneurial Operating System® we like to aim for progress, not perfection. Few of the tools in EOS® are more perfect examples of that principle than the EOS Scorecard™. When a company builds their first Scorecard, they aren’t saying to the world, “this is how we will predict success from now until the end…
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Entrepreneurial Operating System: 4 Great Trust Building Exercises

Trust is a critical component in any team. Team members need to be able to rely on each other to be supportive, honest, and dependable. And, teams that don’t trust each other to be those three things are doomed to fail. Trust doesn’t come easy, and there is no “short cut” to team building. It…
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Software For EOS : 4 Tech Tools For The Entrepreneurial Operating System

I’ve been writing a lot of longer, detailed articles recently with the goal of providing powerful insights to my reader and clients. And, while I fully plan on continuing to do that, I thought it would be nice to take a week to write something more palatable. So, I decided to answer a simple question…
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traction book

Using The Traction Book Right: 5 Mistakes Teams Make

As a Certified EOS Implementer I get the pleasure of speaking with a lot of teams that are using the Entrepreneurial Operating System® in their businesses. Sometimes I meet them at one of my speaking events or at an event with Dallas EO. Or, sometimes they come directly to me, because they are trying to…
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honesty at work

Encourage Honesty At Work With These Easy Tips (Even For Ugly Truths)

As a Certified EOS Implementer it’s no secret that I tell my clients to always pursue honesty at work. One of the founding principles of the Entrepreneurial Operating System® is that no business can meet its potential if the team members are anything less than 100% honest. Building honesty at work is no easy task,…
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eos clarity break

What Is The EOS Clarity Break? A Tool For Keeping Yourself Honest.

The Entrepreneurial Operating System® is just that, an operating system. It’s a complete package for running your business. But, like most operating systems (looking at you Windows) it has a few features that a lot of users don’t take the time to explore. Much like being able to switch to “dark theme” on Windows 10,…
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conflict at work

Building A Culture Of Healthy Conflict At Work

When I work with a leadership team as their EOS® Implementer, they learn very quickly that I encourage a culture of healthy conflict at work. By lunch the first day, we’ve already built their EOS Accountability Chart™, which takes an immense amount of respectful debate, trust, and willingness to be open. These are all hallmark…
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Simple Tips For Managing Healthy Conflict In Meetings

If you’re having truly productive meetings, your team is experiencing conflict. If you disagree, I’m afraid your meetings probably aren’t as productive as you’d like. Either that, or you aren’t aware of the conflict. Most of my readers, though, are well aware that having conflict in their meetings is a great thing. Healthy conflict resolution…
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4 Tips For Using Language To Improve Conflict Resolution Skills At Work

 As a certified EOS® Implementer (that’s the Entrepreneurial Operating System) and trained conflict resolution specialist, I’ve never had to look hard to find teams that aren’t managing conflict as well as they could. All teams have conflict. As a leader you know that to be true. You also know that the responsibility of managing conflict…
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How The EOS Level 10 Meeting Simplifies Conflict Management At Work

When most people think about conflict at work, their minds go somewhere negative. After years of dealing with managers and leaders who don’t understand good conflict management practice, they have (understandably) formed that opinion that conflict at work should be avoided. But, healthy conflict is a linchpin of growth and progress. It’s rooted in our…
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EOS Coaching

The Entrepreneurial Operating System – It’s Not Consulting, It’s EOS Coaching

The Entrepreneurial Operating System® is unique in many ways. When I decided to become a certified EOS® Implementer and began doing EOS coaching in Dallas, I promised myself I would never lose track of the one aspect of EOS that truly stood out to me: simplicity.  I am dedicated to that simplicity, because it puts…
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The Best Executive Coaching In Dallas Isn’t Coaching At All

I spent a good number of years providing executive coaching in Dallas. In that time I helped dozens of executives find their stride and deal with the day to day responsibilities and stresses of being at the top. I did right by those people, people that (for the most part) I still consider good friends.…
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Guest Post: Key Ways To Make Your Business Transparent

I don’t post very much guest content, but when I find something that I really like around the web, I want to share it. Honesty and openness in as a company is one of the most valuable things they never teach you in any of the world famous MBA programs out there. So, when I…
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best eos implementer in dallas

Best EOS Implementer in Dallas Texas – Our 2019 Goal

Those of you who read my blog know that I’m not one for bragging. I genuinely hate doing it. In fact, you could say that I’m the best at not bragging. Why am I rambling about this and not giving you advice on the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) like usual? Because I made resolution this…
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What Is An EOS 90 Minute Meeting?

I’ve been a certified EOS® implementer for a good long while now. In that time I’ve spoken with hundreds of business owners who were considering implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System® in their organization. When I tell people that the first step is sitting down for an EOS 90 Minute Meeting they are usually just confused.…
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level 10 Meeting Agenda Explained

Level 10 Meeting Agenda Explained by an EOS Implementer: IDS & Concluding

(This is part 4 of a 4 part article on the EOS Level 10 Meeting Agenda. Click here to go back to part 3) A lot of people think that once they have downloaded the Level 10 Meeting Agenda™ that they’re good to go. The agenda certainly helps, but if you want to use the Entrepreneurial Operating…
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level 10 Meeting Agenda Explained

Level 10 Meeting Agenda Explained by an EOS Implementer: Headlines & To-Dos

(This is part 3 of a 4 part article on the EOS Level 10 Meeting Agenda. Click here to skip to part 4. Click here to go back to part 2) A lot of people think that once they have downloaded the Level 10 Meeting Agenda™ that they’re good to go. The agenda certainly helps, but if…
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