So, now that you have freed up some of your time you can focus a little more on strategy.
Yes!! … Or yikes?
The word strategy can be a little intimidating. You know you want your team to be working together better, developing new ideas, or hitting new sales goals – but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start.
10X thinking works like this…
Most companies, leaders, and managers look at their current situation and strategize how to grow whatever they are doing by 10%.
For example, if we want our team to work together better we may look at how to improve collaboration. To improve collaboration by 10% we would probably schedule one additional brainstorming meeting a week.
But in 10X thinking, we would strategize how to have our team improve collaboration by 10 times – or over 100%.
Using this method, to improve collaboration would be to totally restructure how the team works, where they are seated, how they present ideas, and how they execute work.
10X thinking completely changes the perspective in solving a problem or growing a team because it looks at revolutionizing the entire process vs. trying to improve one aspect and being less likely to think innovatively and outside the box.
This week, choose one aspect of your team or management life where you would like to become 10X more effective!