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10 Apr Entrepreneurial Operating System: 5 Signs it’s Time To Implement EOS

Posted at 10:25:00 AM by Chris Hallberg

Entrepreneurial Operating System

Businesses often go through growing pains within the organization which can have a significant impact on the bottom line. Although the ideal scenario would be for everyone to work together and complete their tasks as outlined, this is often not the case. This leads to dissent and confusion, creating a smokescreen that hides the real issues.

As a business owner, it’s important to pinpoint these issues and make sure your team is working cohesively to help foster engagement, increase the bottom line and promote collaboration and accountability. Making sure everyone is on the same page is essential. Without cohesion, your efforts will fail. Here are 5 signs that indicate you may need to implement an Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS):

Lack of control

Miscommunication, errors and a lack in judgment from your leaders can lead to disaster. An EOS system can assist by helping define the vision and bring everyone together.


It’s easy to become frustrated with partners, employees, customers or vendors when things are not operating as they should. An EOS system will fortify the people and data you use to create a team that works.

Loss in Profit

A loss in profit is indicative of a number of things. An EOS brings all the issues to the forefront for examination and elimination to strengthen the components of the vision and goal. When your vision is clearly identified, disseminated and accepted by your team, everything starts to take shape to help move the company forward.

Hitting the Ceiling

You’ve hit a plateau where there is no progression or regression. An EOS will help the systems in your business by identifying, evaluating and documenting the processes and procedures of your organization to create consistency and scalability for continued success.

The Magic Potion Did Not Work

You’ve consistently tried to implement various strategies and remedies to propel the company forward and nothing has worked. Your team is still operating at minimum capacity, and as a result, the company is suffering. An EOS will look at all the components of your organization, and create real-time traction throughout your organization to foster discipline, accountability and execution.

It is important for your entire team to be on one accord to help the company succeed. An Entrepreneurial Operating System combines the components of Vision, People, Data, Issues, Process and Traction to strengthen your business and help your team move into their purpose. Having a resource that will help you improve the core of your organization can save time and money, reduce turnover, improve morale and create a strong leadership team for overall success. For more information on the EOS system, contact an associate today!

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS