How to use your ‘Issues List’

One thing business owners and leaders tend to misinterpret is the term ‘Issues List’ when they are using the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS).

In order to move understand, we need to redefine our definition of “issues”.  For most people, the natural reaction in their brain is to think of bad things once the word issue is used. Instead, you need to visualise it as somewhere to park all of the topics you need to solve in your business – positive or negative.

The fourth leadership ability: systemising

Growing a business requires a specific set of leadership abilities. You need to manage the day-to-day while helping your team to execute better and be more efficient.

The key to successful business development lies in focusing on your main goals and then optimising your company’s routine in order to achieve those aims.

What are the five crucial leadership abilities?

We’ve spoken before about The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) – Five Key Leadership Abilities™ that are essential for business success in any industry. These include: the ability to simplify, delegate, predict, systemise, and structure.

Your business: structure first, people second

EOS accountability chart

People are your most valuable business resource.

You can have the best idea, product or service; you can be well funded, have great cash flow and be positioned in the right market, however if you don’t have the right people, you’re won’t make your vision come true.

Your people need to match your core values, have the right skills and have the right attitude.

In order to make sure you’ve got the right people in the right seats, you need the right structure for your business.

A fundamental tool of The Entrepreneurial Operating System™ (EOS) is have an Accountability Chart.