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Why the Underdogs Win

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Have you ever observed a team that’s full of talent struggle?  Have you ever scratched your head when the seemingly better equipped company faltered while others thrived?

Let’s be honest: it happens.  And when this phenomenon takes place, the easiest excuse is to think it’s because of luck. “Those guys caught a break; they got lucky and the power crystals did it again,” you might think. (Well, probably not the crystals part, but you get the idea).

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Work Made Simple – article by George Hahn, Cleveland Magazine

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Ron Kaminski’s Northeast Ohio business, CultureShoc, helps companies “get out of hell” by tackling issues head on.

No matter a company’s size, issues are going to arise. Oftentimes, problems are buried or pushed under the rug and covered with a temporary Band-Aid. Because the root of the problem hasn’t been resolved, it continues to pop up again and again. That only causes more headaches for leadership teams and employees alike. It’s barriers like these that keep individuals from finding their job meaningful and fulfilling.

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Why not right now?

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On January first, I’m going to…. Next Monday, I’ll get to… The diet starts tomorrow… When work slow down, I will… As soon as I get these few items done, I can…

I’m guilty as anyone else of saying these things, but why do we have to continue?  EOS®, the strategic planning process we operate internally and implement for other businesses, places a ton of value on clarity and focus.  As hard as it is to say “no” to certain things, people, and projects, it’s exponentially harder to get everything done when you commit to too much.

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Why I became an EOS® Professional Implementer

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Over the last 25 years, I have developed a passion, an obsession with continuous improvement. Improvement of products, of process, of strategy and ultimately, results. How? By helping others achieve their goals.  By bringing simplicity, structure and continuity to business owners, the results have been: reduced frustrations, refocus on the reason the business exists, and clarity of their vision.

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Why entrepreneurs should compete on culture

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Compete on culture is really an easy way of saying “a workplace culture that employees want to be engaged in that’s better than the competition.” Focusing on employee engagement and workplace culture is not fluff, it’s the right thing to do. Why? Because happy employees make happy customers. Here’s a stat for you: a fully engaged employee unlocks their discretionary effort and increases their performance by 40%. Not only that, your customer satisfaction significantly goes up and so does your bottom line.

Now, drink the Kool-Aid for a moment and read on. Hopefully some things will inspire you…

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