In the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), the Issues Solving Track is a tool to help you tackle corporate and team problems using the three IDS steps: Identify, Discuss, and Solve.
Entrepreneurial Operating System
The book, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman, details the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), which is a complete tool kit to help leadership teams improve, gain traction, and grow their companies. There are Six Key Components in the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS):
- Vision: The Vision clearly defines “who and what your organization is, where it’s going, and how it’s going to get there.”
- People: The Right People in the Right Seats is essential to building a great organization with individuals that embody your core values and are in positions that allow them to be effective and valuable.
- Data: Data is the handful of metrics that the leadership team relies on to indicate the present, identify potential issues, and predict the future.
- Issues: Your ability to identify and decisively solve your Issues is proportional to your ability to succeed and grow as a business.
- Process: Your business is run through a handful of core Processes that can be systematized by creating company-wide documentation.
- Traction: Traction is the ability for business leaders to “execute well, and they know how to bring focus, accountability, and discipline to their organization.”
When you implement the Six Key Components of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) in your business, you will be able to manage and strengthen your business to establish a healthy, well-run business.
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Gaining traction means turning your vision into reality. You need to establish accountability and discipline in your organization and then take action.
Processes are powerful and result in simplifying, scaling, and productivity in your business. Your processes will help you gain more control and freedom.
Issues are inherent in any business. So if you want to gain traction, you have to foster a company culture that identifies and solves issues as they arise.
Data is the handful of metrics that we rely on to indicate the present, identify potential issues, and predict the future. We should use the data to guide our discussions and decisions over assumptions, opinions, and emotions.
“Successful leaders surround themselves with great people,” as getting the Right People in the Right Roles is essential for growing your organization. These individuals will embody your core values, fit into the culture, and excel in positions to be effective and valuable for the company.
“Clarify your vision, and you will make better decisions” for your business, as Vision clearly defines where you are going and how you will get there. The Vision is documented in the Vision/Traction Organizer (VTO), which asks eight questions to “help your leadership team define, document, agree on, and share the company vision.”
In Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman, he details the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®), which is a complete tool kit to help teams improve and grow their companies. There are Six Key Components in EOS®, which are Vision, People, Data, Issues, Process, and Traction.