Quite often, one of the first obstacles to reconfiguring a business into a Patient Organization through the 7Q7P methodology is revealing to the owner of the company that he is not already at the helm of a patient organization. This is an understandable, yet nonetheless harmful misinterpretation of one or more aspects of their business which allows them to mentally remodel it to fit a layman’s definition of patience.
“They have to learn how to win.”
This quote came from Packers’ QB Aaron Rodgers. He was talking about his young team, and it made me think. “They have to learn how to win as a team.”
Per usual, my mind started chewing on this thought, looking at it from all sides.
We might say that in order for a team to learn how to win, they must first learn how to lose.
“Man, I'm only using 60% of my brain at work, and it stinks!”
Above is a comment from Bob, a friend and former Integrator of an EOS client of mine. My client sold her company and Bob moved on to the same position in another company.
"I'm checking 40% of my brain at the Door." Bob says of his new company.