On this rainy, Friday afternoon, I had the opportunity to attend the Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy event at George Washington University. One panel in particular on behavioral economics stood out.
Take a look at this video (many of you may have already seen this). Count how many times they pass the ball around:
Did you see anything strange? If not, watch it again.
How does this concept of focusing so hard on a single point affect your organization? Is your company/agency/group too focused on the small picture that they sometimes forget to look at the big picture?
I think many times we are often wrapped around a single idea, that we forget what the ultimate goal is. How do you get your employees or colleagues to recognize the gorilla in the room?