Making decisions as you and your Leadership Team work “on” your business is a thoughtful process. And during that process, doubts most likely creep into your thinking periodically.
Doubts are those nagging feelings of uncertainty, where you may question a belief or hesitate to take action. Doubts generally make us uncomfortable. They leave us feeling anxious. After all, we’re entrepreneurs, leaders, managers – we’re supposed to be decisive and have all the answers at our fingertips. Right?
Well, maybe not. Consider this. Doubts arise because we are being thoughtful. We are contemplating the various paths that will solve a company issue. We are evaluating new ideas, opportunities, and customer requests to see if they fit our Core Focus™. We’re thinking about our priorities for the next quarter; determining which ones deserve our attention and focused effort as Rocks.
So the next time you realize doubts are part of your thought process, revel in them – don’t try to ignore them or set them aside. Each doubt has a purpose, and if you chew on them for a bit, they will show you the way to the best possible decision. Being thoughtful is a journey, and the journey never ends.
Implementing EOS® into your company is also a journey. It’s your marathon-training plan that takes time, dedication and commitment in order to succeed.
As with any new initiative, you may experience doubts along the way – in your team, in your business or even with your own abilities. But when you put your faith in EOS®, you get the framework and stability you need to eliminate that doubt.
In Gino Wickman’s book, “Traction,” he thoroughly explains EOS®’s Six Key Components™, and how they work together to move businesses forward. I’d like to offer you chapter one of “Traction” as a free download. You’ll have access to the table of contents, the introduction, and the first full chapter. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn more about EOS® and how it could benefit your business.
If you have questions about the EOS® process, the Six Key Components™, or how to make doubt work for your business, please fill out the form below to request a free, 15-minute phone consultation with me. No strings attached and no high-pressure sales. Our conversation will center on your business’s challenges, needs and questions. Together we can determine if EOS® is the answer you are looking for.