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How to break down the numbers for entrepreneurs
As a visionary’s focus is around building the vision for the business, it is easy to see why they could have a distaste for accounting.
Despite the aversion, accounting is necessary to the success of the business. So how can an integrator deliver this information to the visionary successfully? By breaking down the information and separating it into bite-sized components, it makes the accounting easier to digest.
How an integrator and visionary compliment one another
The differences between the integrator and visionary can vary greatly; but it’s how the two roles come together to push the goal of the business forward that highlights how important the relationship is to the success of the business.
The biggest way the two compliment each other is their shared understanding of the vision—The visionary enjoys creating the vision while the integrator enjoys implementing it.
How to align vision across the organization
While most departments within a business will have an idea of the visionary’s vision, there is always room for misalignment. Educating those departments on the specifics of the vision and partnering closer with the visionary can help bring the entire team on board.
To educate the team, the EOS model should be used:
Set goals for the team
Choose which tools will most effectively move the needle for the business
Be comfortable with the uncomfortable
Challenge each other to be accountable
The EOS model is a powerful tool to drive alignment in the business; remember to take it one step at a time for the best chance of success.