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07 Oct How Investors and Boards Can Use EOS® To Align Teams and Drive Results

Posted at 17:13:57 by The Firefly Group

The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) is a powerful way to help organizations reach their full potential. We know this because we have used it to drive lasting change in the companies we have invested in over the years. Focused, practical, and intuitive, EOS has proven popular with our leadership teams, even those who were initially skeptical. We believe it is an invaluable tool for investors and boards to propel growth and build shareholder value in entrepreneurial companies.

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Coaching

17 Sep Why would you want to tell the world your company runs on EOS®?

Posted at 16:26:46 by Chris Hallberg

EOS Worldwide recently released “We Run on Eos” Badges, how do we get one?

Proud companies that want the world to know they are a very well-run business with competent, engaged employees ready to serve, can now display a “We Run on EOS®” Badge on their website or with a window cling for their front door.

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Coaching

21 Aug When Is The Best Time To Start EOS?

Posted at 15:58:42 by Chris Hallberg

I’m sure you have all heard when the best time to plant a tree is….20 Years ago! The next best time? TODAY!

It takes approximately two years to fully Implement EOS® or the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, so the best time to start was two years ago, second best time… TODAY.

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Coaching

31 Jul Does Your Company’s Vision Need To Be Re-Casted?

Posted at 10:49:59 by Chris Hallberg

Now that we’ve been through the first phase of Business disruption, do you and your Leadership Team need to sit down and revise your strategic plan for not only the rest of 2020, but perhaps a bit further down the road?

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Coaching

20 Mar How to Salvage, Survive, Recover or Re-Invent your business in 2020. (Part One)

Posted at 16:45:54 by Chris Hallberg

Business Execution just got considerably more difficult, now you have to proactively improve (and quickly) if you want to stay profitable and relevant.

As Corona Virus COVID-19 has already had a MASSIVE impact on the world’s economy, small businesses and large corporations alike are now trying to figure out how they will be able to adapt to the “new world” business landscape post pandemic and its new demands on business leaders moving forward.

During a booming economy when volume is high, we tend to get a little complacent with our execution, after all there are lots of clients, we don’t need them all, nor can we fulfill all of their needs anyways… 

Unless you are in a small handful of industries that will thrive during or after this pandemic, chances are that you might feel uneasy and unsettled about the current state of your company and possibly your chosen industry that you operate in.

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Coaching

11 Jul The Importance of Goal Setting for Your Business

Posted at 11:15:00 by Chris Hallberg

The establishment of business goals is often viewed by management and staff as a system akin to New Year’s resolutions, an activity that people engage with great enthusiasm but is forgotten within a few weeks. What successful businesses understand is that the process of defining company wide goals allows people to look beyond day-to-day operations and strive for something more.  

Your business goals don’t belong on a shelf in a dust-covered binder. It is a critical part of your strategic plan and should be as dynamic and responsive as your business.  

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Coaching

01 Oct The Ultimate Team Lead: Business Sergeant Mentality

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

So, you think you know what it means to be a business thought leader. You have a background in management, you've followed all of the right steps to get to the top of the ladder in your company. Perhaps you feel you can be doing more for your employees. Being a leader for your employees is more than just handing out orders. That's where business sergeant mentality comes in. This way of thinking will structure the way you handle your team so that you have a positive influence. Let's take a look at what it means to be a 'business sergeant' and how you can start applying these methods to your work ethic.
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Topics: Business Coaching

17 Sep 5 Elements of Quality Leadership

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Quality leadership is necessary not only to keep a company afloat, but to encourage growth and forward movement. Ideas about what makes a strong business leader have changed over the years. But many entrepreneurs, managers, and even employees are still stuck on some of the outdated, unproductive ideas of the past. Intimidation and scare tactics to motivate employees, hiding all the big conversations behind closed doors, and not allowing for flexibility in the workplace - these are all old-world management styles that are based in fear, not true leadership. This outdated leadership style simply can’t compete with genuine, human-oriented leadership. So, what are the main elements every leader should have?
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Topics: Business Advice

03 Sep 4 Strategies for Becoming a Thought Leader

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

In the age of content marketing, thought leadership is a highly coveted position. And while it may seem random (or largely based on luck), there is actually a science to becoming a thought leader. Earning the respect and trust of your audience doesn't happen overnight or at random. It takes continuous demonstration and strategic content marketing to position your brand. By engaging in these 4 strategies, you'll begin to see growth and success as a thought leader in your industry.

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27 Aug An Inside Look at What Is a Thought Leader

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Henry Ward Beecher, a Congregationalist clergyman, was one of the first individuals to be identified in writing as a thought leader in 1887. It is a term that has been used for more than a hundred years, often used in reference to another instead of as a self-descriptor. Today “thought leader” or “thought leadership” can be seen in job description, company mission statements and sprinkled in resumes. What is thought leadership exactly? More importantly, what does it mean to truly be a thought leader and how can you become one?

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