In this edition ... Is Your Business Your Baby ... Where Business Greatness Comes From... Simplify Business With Less ...
Here is your weekly installment of Tuesday Traction Points - Key things I'm seeing and experiencing that give me, and the entrepreneurs I work with, Traction!
Is Your Business Your Baby?
This week with Father's Day approaching, I've been thinking about the many parallels between parenting and growing a business. In fact, as I teach tools and disciplines of the Entrepreneurial Operating System to business owners, I teach that leading a business requires you to follow a few sound principles of parenting.
These principles are adopted from training Dr. Thomas Gordon started developing back in the 60s called Parent Effectiveness Training, or P.E.T. for short.
To learn three principles of good parenting that work as well for your business as they do for your children click here (2 minutes).
GET BACK IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT
by Marisa Smith on June 11, 2020
I recently shared a 90-Minute overview of the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) with a leadership team that was deciding whether to work with me to implement EOS in their company. The team shared that they were frustrated with their current situation.
Despite growing consistently for the past several years, they felt like things were getting harder, not easier. People who used to be great for the business suddenly seemed to be struggling. Systems that had worked well for years suddenly seemed to be breaking down. Revenue was up, but profit wasn’t as high as they wanted it to be.
After presenting the EOS Tools and the EOS Process® to the team, I surveyed the room to see how they reacted to the content — and was surprised to see one person wiping away tears...