Back on the farm, we threw bales of hay down from the hay loft to feed the cows. Our cat waited for us to lift a bale to see if there might be a mouse nest. Most of the time, when mice went running, the cat came up empty. He couldn’t commit to one mouse when so many were present.
Options are shiny distractions that drain energy and dilute opportunity until commitments are made.
The courage of commitment is the ability to eradicate options.
Lead team members to make commitments:
It doesn’t matter how many alternatives are on the table if you don’t understand the power and cost of eliminating options.continue reading »