EOS Part 5 – Issues – with Barry Barrett [RR 645]

Barry Barrett, a Certified EOS Implementer

As an EOS Implementor in his company, Business With Purpose, brings dedicated support to Leadership and Sales teams in all types of organizations, helping them structure the six key components of their business to make it operate with the best processes for their specific industry, using the EOS Model.

Barry’s energy is contagious no matter if he is in a session with a client, giving a keynote address, or rolling up his sleeves in a workshop. Barry is a business coach with his positive mental attitude, incredible work ethic, and determination for excellence, his results-oriented approach is matchless.

Barry is driven, caring, and passionate; traits that he uses to help his clients grow their businesses in a positive way. Find Barry’s other episodes HERE.

Key Talking Points

  • Issues- aren’t good or bad, big or small, they’re just issues not problems.
  • If you have a wheel that spins, how do you spin it faster? That is an issue and opportunity, not a problem
  • Communication issues is most common- communicate your message with who needs to know, when they need to know, and how you deliver it.
  • Long-term issues list- VTO (vison, traction, organizer). Issues that can’t be solved within 7-14 days. Too big.
  • Short-term issue list- Level 10 meeting, 90-minute meeting every week. Issues that can be solved within 7-14 days. Identity, discuss and solve. Too often people discuss the symptom of the issue instead of truly identifying it and it never gets solved. Important to find the root of the issue.
  • Right person right seat issue? Is it “follow by all” issue that requires more training? Moving to solve, captures all “to do’s” and assign to a “who” (could be 1-3 people) and review.
  • Where do issues come from? Usually start from top-down. The top person notices what’s wrong and brings it up. Bottom-up issues lists- when you slowly start implementing EOS within your business, issues can be solved within smaller segments before they reach top leadership.
  • Shared morals/shared core values= high moral in business
  • Disipline=freedom. You’ll often start solving other issues instead of focusing on 1 singular issue.
  • Thanks to Barry Barrett for his contribution to the aftermarket’s premier podcast.
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About the author, Carm Capriotto, AAP

Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast; the only one of its type in the automotive aftermarket. Carm calls on his 35 years’ experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

Listen to raw, unfiltered, honest, and sincere stories that include insights, trends, best practices and expertise. Each interview brings an opportunity to learn one new thing through the stories of personal achievement. Many podcast guests tell their story of transformation from working in their business to working on it.

As host, Carm uses his enthusiasm and passion for the aftermarket especially the service sector to take his listeners on a journey showcasing successful service professionals’ path to Remarkable Results. He also enjoys interviews with aftermarket industry thought leaders who bring their industry perspectives to his listener.