We all know the old saying, “You can’t see the forest through the trees.”
But as business owners, most of us have a hard time taking a step back to make business decisions based on the big picture.
So in today’s Massimo Minute, I’m sharing 3 ways to gain perspective on your business, so you can identify the best use of your time, energy, and resources.
Hold in-person meetings
Even if you have a virtual team, schedule in-person meetings, so you can see your business from different vantage points and leverage the Allen Curve.
Leverage the Allen Curve
The Sparknotes version of this theory is that teams who work in close proximity (within 8 meters of each other) perform more efficiently AND successfully complete more projects than remote teams. Does that mean you need an in-house team? Absolutely not. But when you need to gain perspective on major business initiatives, it IS helpful to get key team members in the same room working together.
Ask ‘outsiders’ for perspective
Whether it’s a coach, mentor, or a mastermind peer, it’s vital for you to get an outside perspective on your business. Outsiders will have fresh eyes and uncover key areas that can (and often should) be improved.