1465 – How to Build a Resilient Company with Chris Jones

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Keynote Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur, Certified EOS Implementer, of EOS Worldwide, Chris Jones.

Chris is an expert in helping individuals uncover their strengths and using them to drive transformative growth in their businesses. He suggests that taking a break during difficult times can be beneficial as it allows access to a different part of the brain, leading to the discovery of previously unseen opportunities. Chris emphasizes the importance of considering the broader impact on the future of the business when facing a crisis.

EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) is a system that provides a roadmap for entrepreneurs to guide their businesses towards growth and success. Chris recommends using this system as a tool to drive progress and advancement in a business. The system provides a clear path for entrepreneurs to follow and helps keep their efforts focused and on track, leading to improved outcomes. In essence, EOS serves as a roadmap for entrepreneurs to achieve their goals and spur growth in their businesses.


Key points from the Episode: 

  • Overview on what & how EOS works
  • Who can benefit from EOS
  • Understanding the impact of EOS in today’s business
  • Backstory on how Chris Jones got into the business
  • Application of EOS in business to spur growth


About Chris Jones: Chris is a Certified EOS Implementer, Proven Entrepreneur, Author & Keynote Speaker. Chris has founded multiple companies including Strategic Traction, Jensco Management & Entrix Sport. Has launched multiple sports products into the Canadian market, with some becoming the #1 market share product in its category for Canada. Chris has volunteered with the Entrepreneurs Organization, working on their accelerator programs, chairing their Calgary program, and becoming the Canadian lead.

Chris volunteered with the children’s cancer care program Believe in the Gold project, was a mentor in the Haskayne Mentorship program, and served on the board of advisors for student-entrepreneur organization Enactus.

When Chris Jones isn’t crushing goals and heading toward the end zone in business, you’ll find him spending time with his family. They enjoy hiking, biking, walking, or doing anything with the family dog. Chris also likes to cycle, run masters track (for which he holds a Canadian record, set in 2010), ski, golf, hike, and catch a Stampeders or Flames game whenever he can.


About EOS Worldwide: The Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS) is a business operating system designed to assist you operate a stress-free organization while also gaining increased energy, concentration, excitement, and business success.


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Want to learn more? Check out the EOS Worldwide website at

Check out EOS Worldwide on LinkedIn at

Check out Chris Jones on LinkedIn at

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