The first Block and Limitation to Business Genius is fruitless focus.
Scattergun focus, for example, is often fruitless because there’s no clear target.
(That’s why Andrew Carnegie – the famous steel billionaire – once said ‘a man should never scatter his shot’.)
Split focus, is often fruitless, too, because there are too many targets.
(That’s why Tony Schwartz – the Harvard academic – highlights ‘the magic of doing one thing at a time’ and also having a ‘not-to-do list’.)
Septic focus, however, is, perhaps, the most fruitless of all because it means we hit the target, but end up missing the point!
(That’s why Sir Ken Robinson – the well-known creativity expert – stresses the importance of not viewing a situation ‘in isolation ...