Inspiring People & Places: Architecture, Engineering, And Construction

Are you looking for a way to foster focus, accountability, and discipline within your team? 
Curious about implementing a process that can ultimately lead to entrepreneurial freedom? 
Then don’t miss out on today’s Inspiring People & Places episode. Joining BJ today is Mark O’Donnell. 
Mark is a Professional EOS® Implementer, coach, facilitator, seasoned business professional, and US Air Force Veteran. He is currently the Visionary and CEO at EOS®, and he’s here today to talk to us about his experience at the company. 
We learn more about the who behind Mark O’Donnell and his career journey. He also sheds light on Gino Wickman’s original vision for EOS®, the journey since its inception, and Gino’s eventual exit. 
To hear the cliff notes version of the EOS® process, his most-rated book recommendations, and more, don’t miss out. 
Thanks for listening!
Key Points From This Episode:
•   Gino Wickman’s original vision for EOS®.
•   EOS as being designed around entrepreneurial freedom. 
•   Mark details his experience taking over as Visionary, from a founder so intimately involved with the product.
“EOS® is really a philosophy.” — MarkO_Donnell
“EOS®, from the beginning, has been designed around entrepreneurial freedom. The value being assigned to your individual freedom over the value of a business.” — MarkO_Donnell
“Oftentimes, the best EOS® implementers are tired, burnt-out entrepreneurs.” — MarkO_Donnell
“Train resilience, grit, and perseverance and understand that your habits create your future.” — MarkO_Donnell

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
Mark O’Donnell on LinkedIn
Mark O’Donnell on X
People: Dare to Build an Intentional Culture (The EOS Mastery Series)
EOS® World Wide
Vision Traction Organizer®
Gino Wickman
Entrepreneur’s Organization
The Strategic Coach
Dan Sullivan on LinkedIn
Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations
The Gap and The Gain: The High Achievers' Guide to Happiness, Confidence, and Success
The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer
Flow Research Collective
Epictetus Quote
Inspiring People & Places Podcast
MCFA Careers
BJ Kraemer on LinkedIn

What is Inspiring People & Places: Architecture, Engineering, And Construction?

We interview national leaders in the architecture, engineering, construction, and development industry, in an effort to educate, innovate and inspire industry professionals to disrupt the status quo, improve their project teams and steward public & private investments more effectively.