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Why is EOS relevant now more than ever?
EOS contributes to strengthening the foundation of a business
and provides a methodology that teams throughout the
organization can use to improve communication, prioritize
initiatives, increase team health and solve real issues quickly
and permanently. The system was specifically designed
for growth-oriented businesses with between 10 and 250
employees to create alignment, structure, accountability and
strong execution and reduce complexity as a business grows.
To date, more than 10,000 businesses have implemented
EOS with the support of a trained Professional or Certified
EOS Implementer™. There is significant evidence and a track
record that EOS works.
During the beginning months of COVID-19, many businesses
had their foundations tested (many that survived are
still being tested) and the result for most was an exposure
to cracks in the foundation of their business. My experience
in working with a diverse group of Alberta businesses in
2020 is that those companies that had a strong business tools
and fundamentals in place were able to weather the storm,
respond much more quickly and effectively to the daily
influx of new and unpredictable challenges (like transitioning
to work-from-home) and, in many cases, take advantage
of new opportunities.
The intuitive logic of EOS resonates with everyone from
school-of-life entrepreneurs to MBA-types to, most importantly,
the frontline staff who get the real work done. I have
not found any other system and set of tools that has such a
broad range of appeal top to bottom in a business. EOS provides
everyone with a common framework, common language
and tool set to drive results and continuous improvement
at all levels and in all areas.
To be clear, there are other business operating systems
that exist in the market. I happen to have a bias towards
During the beginning
months of COVID-19,
many businesses had their
foundations tested (many
that survived are still being
tested) and the result for
most was an exposure to
cracks in the foundation
of their business.
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EOS, as I have first-hand experience implementing it into
my own business and dozens of others, experiencing the
My underlying believe is that you cannot run a great business
on multiple operating systems, and you must choose
one. Hopefully, this article piques your curiosity and interest
in finding the right operating system for your organization.
When done correctly, it will contribute to creating a legacy
and sustainability in your business for years to come. n
Andrew LeMoine is a Certified EOS Implementer™ and CEO of
At The Helm, an Alberta-based firm dedicated to serving small
to mid-sized private businesses throughout Alberta. LeMoine
first discovered EOS while implementing it in his own operating
company and now spends his time helping other business leaders
implement and master the system.
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