Have you ever been distracted by the plank in your eye? What about the fly stuck your ointment?
I have. And so has every business owner I know! We all need tools that both highlight our blind spots and assist us work around them.
I had a BFO last Wednesday. Facilitating the TiE Rockies Entrepreneurial Roundtable (click for upcoming offerings), I discovered firsthand why a Crankset Group tool--the Bottleneck Exercise--works so effectively to highlight a business owner’s blind spot and allow us to truly take the next step.
Our bottleneck exercise reflects some principles from James Surowiecki’s book, Wisdom of Crowds. He explains four factors that contribute to the surprising power of the “wisdom of crowds”:
via Blogger No Dog in the Hunt: Why Bottlenecks Work