Rock On!

Rene' Boer Process

In a recent EOS Quarterly Meeting, the Leadership Team was proud to report that they had completed each of the ten Rocks (key priorities) that they had committed to getting done. They had gotten close in previous quarters, always exceeding the goal of 80% completion but this was their first “100% quarter”.  In fact, I’ve conducted hundreds of sessions with …

Tools, Training & Process

Rene' Boer Process

When I was in my teens, my dad bought me a Norelco triple-head electric shaver for Christmas. It was a state-of- the-art tool ready to tackle the dozen or so hairs that were beginning to sprout on my chin. I used it for many years until I became frustrated by its inefficacy to closely shave what was emerging as a …

Genuine Praise and Helpful Criticism

Rene' Boer People

You can’t be a Great Boss if you shy away from giving feedback, both positive and negative.  When you see something, you must say something.  Failing to say something speaks volumes about what is important to you. It’s probably no surprise that employees would prefer feedback to be positive.  But what may surprise you is that employees would rather have …

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 …

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 …

3 Ways to Develop Your People

Rene' Boer People

During quarterly conversations when you get to “next steps”, have a meaningful conversation around developing the right people who are in the right seats, which I believe is the number one people issue.  This was pointed out recently in an EOS session when a member of the leadership team said that he was spending most of his valuable time as …