The Entrepreneurial Operating System®
You cannot run your business on multiple operating systems – you must choose one.
Signs your business needs to gain Traction®
by implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System®
You are not getting the results you want
Vision is unclear and not shared by all
The right people are not in the right seats
Unable to consistently get the most important priorities accomplished
Internal meetings fail to effectively solve issues
What is EOS®?
EOS®, the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, is a complete set of simple and practical tools to help entrepreneurs get what they want from their business. Implementing EOS® will help leadership teams get better at three things:
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The EOS Model™
The EOS Model™ provides a visual illustration of the Six Key Components™ of any business that must be managed and strengthened to be a great business. This model applies to big and small businesses alike, in any industry.
The Six Key Components of Any Business
Vision. Strengthening this component means getting everyone in the organization 100 percent on the same page with where you’re going and how you’re going to get there.
People. Simply put, we can’t do it without great people. This means surrounding yourself with great people, top to bottom because you can’t achieve a great vision without a great team.
Data. This means cutting through all the feelings, personalities, opinions and egos and boiling your organization down to a handful of objective numbers that give you an absolute pulse on where things are with the Vision, People, and Data Components strong, you start to create a lucid, transparent, open and honest organization where everything becomes more visible and you start to “smoke out all the issues,” which leads to…
Issues. Strengthening this component means becoming great at solving problems throughout the organization – setting them up, knocking them down and making them go away forever.
Process. This is the secret ingredient in your organization. This means “systemizing” your business by identifying and documenting the core processes that define the way to run your business. You’ll need to get everyone on the same page with what the essential procedural steps are, and then get everyone to follow them to create consistency and scalability in your organization.
Traction®. This means bringing discipline and accountability into the organization – becoming great at execution – taking the vision down to the ground and making it real.
The EOS Process™
The EOS Process™ provides a proven way to put all the pieces together, incorporating each of the EOS® Tools in the right order to best strengthen each key component of your business.
The EOS® Journey
The 90 Minute Meeting. Led by Tom Barrett, a Nashville-based Professional EOS Implementer™, the 90 Minute Meeting introduces your leadership team to EOS®, getting everyone on the same page to decide if you want to use the system and tools to strengthen your company.
The Focus Day™
Your leadership team then uses their new tools for the next 30 days to experience real improvement.
- Hitting the Ceiling
- Accountability Chart™
- Meeting Pulse™
Vision Building™ Day 1
Your team again uses the tools for the next 30 days to experience more improvement. This is a spaced-learning approach which has proven to be most effective for quickly gaining proficiency with the tools.
- Review Focus Day™ Tools
- Core Values
- Core Focus™
- 10-Year Target™
Vision Building™ Day 2
With your leaders now focused and all on the same page, you’ll use the tools for the next 90 days to execute your plan and experience more improvement.
- Marketing Strategy
- 3-Year Picture™
- 1-Year Plan
- Quarterly Rocks
Your team experiences measurable growth and improvement every 90 days – Traction®.
- Review Prior Quarter
- Set Next Quarter’s Rocks
- Review Last Year/Last Quarter
- Team Health
- Organizational Checkup™
- SWOT Analysis
- 3-Year Picture
- 1 Year Plan
- Set Q1 Rocks
A healthy & focused leadership team and organization
Strong on the six components of Vision, People, Data, Issues, Process & Traction®
Making continual progress towards achieving everything in your vision
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