Apex Catalyst Group Books

Sandi Mitchell

Coloring Outside the Lines: A Grown-Up’s Creative Guide to Increasing Emotional Intelligence

Sandi Mitchell developed this journal to help people enhance their coach centric leadership skills by exploring their emotional intelligence. This journal taps into the world of neuroscience and enables you to utilize both the right and left sides of your brain to reflect on EQ skills through the tools of questions and coloring. Relax, reflect, and enjoy!

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Debbie Mrazek

The Field Guide to Sales

The Field Guide to Sales advocates a new model of sales. You reap the benefits of a flexible sales process that puts you in control and gets others to do all the heavy lifting for you. And, the best thing is that you have a pocket coach and a step-by-step have a roadmap that allows you to address typical sales weak spots before they can do damage to your sales numbers! It’s the best of all worlds!

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Lin O’Neill

Managing High-Maintenance Employees

Author Lin O’Neill asks: Do you find yourself looking out your window as your High-Maintenance employees leave work on time while your desk is still piled high with work that will keep you at the office for hours? Do you find yourself considering less effective ways to delegate work because you just don’t have enough energy to debate the High-Maintenance employees to whom the jobs should be assigned? If you answered “Yes” this book offers permanent relief. It’s packed with the information you need to effectively combat the productivity, profitability and energy losses associated with High-Maintenance employees.

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Shakenna Williams

Talent Management and Retention In Small Family-Owned Businesses

Author Shakenna Williams says that small family business (SFB) leaders are constantly challenged with the quandary of how to retain experienced and talented employees from outside the family. The purpose of this qualitative multiple-case study was to understand the relationship between Talent Management (TM) retention research findings and TM retention practices in SFBs. The study contributes to the practice of utilizing talent retention research findings toward retaining skilled non-family members necessary to gain or maintain a competitive edge.

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EOS® 

Resources

EOS® Books

Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

All entrepreneurs and business leaders face similar frustrations—personnel conflict, profit woes, and inadequate growth. But there is a solution that’s not complicated or theoretical.The Entrepreneurial Operating System® is a practical method for achieving the business success you have always envisioned. In Traction, you’ll learn the secrets of strengthening the six key components of your business. Discover simple yet powerful ways to run your company that will give you and your leadership team more focus, more growth, and more enjoyment.

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Get a Grip

Get A Grip tells the story of how Swan Services resolves its issues by implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System®. With the help of EOS, Eileen, Vic, and their leadership team learn to develop and commit to a clear vision, establish focus, build discipline, and create a healthier and more cohesive team. The story of Swan Services is a fable, but the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, a complete entrepreneurial toolkit, is very real and has helped thousands of businesses worldwide get their companies on track.

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Rocket Fuel

Discover the vital relationship that will take your company from “What’s next?” to “We have liftoff!” Visionaries have groundbreaking ideas. Integrators make those ideas a reality. This explosive combination is the key to getting everything you want out of your business. It worked for Disney, McDonald’s, and Ford and it can work for you. Rocket Fuel details the integral roles of the Visionary and Integrator and explains how an effective relationship between the two can help your business thrive. When these two people come together to share their natural talents and innate skill sets, it’s like rocket fuel—they have the power to reach new heights for virtually any company or organization.

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What the Heck is EOS?

What the Heck is EOS? is for the millions of employees in companies running their businesses on EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System). This book answers the questions many employees have about EOS. Designed to engage employees in the EOS process and tools, What the Heck is EOS? uses straightforward language and  provides questions about each tool for managers and employees to discuss creating more ownership and buy-in at the staff level. After reading this book, employees will not only have a better understanding of EOS but they will be more engaged, taking an active role in helping achieve your company’s vision.

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How to be a Great Boss

If your employees brought their “A-Game” to work every day, what would it mean for your company’s performance? How to Be a Great Boss presents a practical approach to help bosses at all levels of an organization get the most from their people. You can learn to be a great boss—and dramatically improve both your organization’s performance and your team’s excitement about their work. This book provides practical tools that you can apply immediately with your people, allowing you to focus on improving and growing your organization and truly enjoy what you do.

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