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Do You Manage With a 360-Degree Perspective?


What does “360 perspective” mean? People who primarily focus on the straight line between point A and point B operate in a narrow step-wise manner. They tend to be tactical and task-driven mechanics. They look straight ahead and are driven to achieve a superficial goal by getting from A to B as quickly as possible. The problem for these individuals (and we’ve all met them) is that they are oblivious to critical data. By operating in this manner, they cut themselves off from important information, miss golden opportunities and are doomed to sub-optimize their success. On the other hand, highly successful people and great leaders have an unusual physical and mental 360-degree radar that operates all the time. The adage about having “eyes in the back of your head” is very applicable to them.

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