June 24, 2021
Topic: Why All Companies Need an Operating System
Guests: EOS Worldwide Visionary Mark O'Donnell
In this episode we discuss:
How Donnie Shelton was skeptical about EOS until he read the book "Traction."
Mark O'Donnell's background as an entrepreneur and his role as Visionary of EOS Worldwide, and how he also was skeptical at first.
The difference between the Visionary and Integrator in EOS terminology.
Why some people need an operating system facilitator or implementer.
What the EOS model is all about, including the six key components.
Why all businesses need an intentional operating system.
The difference between EOS and other operating systems out there.
Where to start if you're interested in EOS.
Why the first step the business owner takes in EOS is the accountability chart and what follows.
Which tool Mark says will have the biggest impact on a company.
Book: "Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business" by EOS founder Gino Wickman
Episode 20 with Eastside Exterminators COO Sharon Roebuck about EOS
Book: "The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It" by Michael Gerber
Book: "Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)" by Verne Harnish
Operating System Framework: OKRs (objectives and key results)
Personality Assessment: Kolbe
Book: "Get a Grip" by Gino Wickman and Mike Paton
Book: "Rocket Fuel" by Gino Wicman and Mark Winters
Book: "How to Be a Great Boss" by Gino Wickman and Rene Boer
Book: "What the Heck is EOS?" by Gino Wickman and Tom Bouwer
Book: "The EOS Life" by Gino Wickman (available September 2021)
Advice: "If you want different outcomes, you need to change the underlying system or habits you use." —Mark O'Donnell
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