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Operational and Individual Discipline and Accountability
Real-World Description of This Category Thru the eyes of Walt:  Where the rubber meets the road. Discipline and accountability = Traction.

I spend a fair amount of time in this world, and there are two discoveries i can relate quickly.

Positions:  Sorry non-sports people but I'm going to use sports analogies here... Positions, think of a football player, his title is Football Player - however he plays numerous positions: on offence he plays center, on defense he plays linebacker, on punts he is long-snapper, on kick off he is right wing, on receiving he is right second line. On the leadership team he is Co-Captain... those are his positions...

Many folk i work with get stuck in the quick sand of thinking and talking about people's jobs, even sinking deeper and using the proper name of the person instead of talking about the position. 

Accountability and Responsibility Pairs:  These two words are easy to confuse. But in any situation where there is management involved the two words become crystal clear. The "manager" is accountable - the subordinate is responsible.  Positions we help the people we work with make this very clear, we ask the question, is the position SMART?

S - Specific - Is the position description clear, specfic?
M - Measurable - How will we know if it is "done"?
A - Accountable - Who is, and what are they accountable for?
R - Responsible - Who is and what is it?
T - Time - What are the time expectations and duties?

"Smart Positions" with clear Smart roles yield Discipline and Accountability. Yep, Homer Simpson like... easy and simple... yet not simplistic.

Do we or do we not fit?: We do this in TAB and EOS. In TAB we shepherd you and your organization through this at your own pace. With EOS, we force you through this grinder, 'cause the sooner you implement this in your organization the sooner you become a millionaire or multi-millionaire. What we do not do. We are not "HR" people, call...

What position we play if we fit:
In TAB your board will help you with your employee decisions, in EOS we teach you tools to make the best use of your employee investment.

What heavy lifting do we do for you in this category? We are relentless in this category. We will push you and your leadership team (if in EOS) People are the key, they either make your life a joy or they are the bane of your existence.

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We specialize in discrete, real world, measurable, optimization, using methods and processes practiced and proven by thousands of companies coast to coast, not just in our backyard - The Triangle
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