A Q&A with a trained EOS implementer, Sally Brause I love process and systems. When I saw Gino Wickman was going to be presenting a three-hour workshop on the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) at IT Nation Connect 2020, I was excited to deepen my knowledge further. I have been exposed to EOS on the periphery for a few years now. In 2013, a customer presented it as a best practice in an event I participated in, and recently our PathShare HR Services team started offering implementation services for EOS. One of our divisions began using it to manage their part of the business, with the help of our implementer, and have been noted how easy it was to implement and utilize.
A large part of my job involves traveling, and normally I spend most of my time on the road working with customers face to face, helping them with business strategy, cultivating their cultures, sales training or hiring. But on Friday March 13th, I was sitting at my desk when the phone rang. I picked up to hear the voice of my customer. He said, “Sally, I know you had planned to come next week, but I don’t think it’s a good idea.”
An HR Specialist’s Advice on Keeping Culture Alive and Thriving during a Crisis Greetings from my home office in Cedar Rapids, IA. Because I am normally on the road, my dogs are not sure what to make of me being at home every day, and my husband is even less sure… but that is a blog for another day. Like many of you, I have taken advantage of connecting with friends, family, colleagues, and customers during this uncertain time. Through all of my interactions and conversations, one thing is very apparent.
Attracting and hiring good employees is a top challenge for more than half of those surveyed this year by GreatAmerica. A bad hire can cost a company thousands of dollars, but according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), it can also negatively impact company morale and productivity.