How Strong is your Organization?

Clark Neuhoff Strategy

Spoiler Alert – 2019 is just around the corner! And that means we are in the middle of Annual Planning season with our clients.  One of the high points of the EOS Process is a 2-day planning retreat ideally off site, where the leadership team takes a break to really think deeply about their business; where they’ve been this year, …

Truthful, Specific and Positive Feedback

Rene' Boer People

In my last post I helped you understand the importance of giving your direct reports both genuine praise and helpful criticism. Today, I want to elaborate on how to give genuine praise. I recently attended the 2nd Annual Conference for Companies Running on EOS, held in Minneapolis.  It was my privilege to speak on the topic of being a great …

The Best Defense is Good Offense

Clark Neuhoff People

Employee Retention is No Accident Since I began working the with private business owners 16 years ago, one of the biggest challenges that always comes up is finding good people.  This hasn’t changed yet and is not likely to anytime soon.  Last month unemployment dropped to 3.9%, lowest since 10% back in October of 2009.  This plus a steadier economy, …

See Something? Say Something!

Rene' Boer Insights

You can’t be a Great Boss if you shy away from giving feedback, either positive or negative. Today’s message is about the importance of both praise and criticism. In other words, when you see something, you must say something! When asked about feedback, most employees say they would prefer it to be positive – no surprise there. But what may …

Getting What You Want?

Clark Neuhoff Vision

  To our clients, you know what we do.  But it occurred to us, some of our colleagues and friends may not know exactly what it is we do all day and are so passionate about.  So here is a short video that explains as simply as we possible can how we help business owners and entrepreneurs get what they …

The Power of Positive Recognition

Rene' Boer People

  Napoleon once said that a soldier will fight long and hard for a strip of yellow ribbon.  Although compensation is important, don’t underestimate the power of positive recognition. So, when you see something, it’s important that you say something.  Often, as bosses, we’re so focused on issues and obstacles and solving problems that we don’t slow down long enough …

The Bottle Neck is Always at the Top of the Bottle

Clark Neuhoff Execution

Bottleneck, logjam, ran aground… lots of metaphors for things not moving forward.  We’ve all been there, and once you realize it’s happened, you immediately start looking for ways to get UN-stuck.  This is what we do in helping private business owners implement the EOS Process in their businesses so they can gain traction and begin moving forward again to get …