The Pendulum Swing
Teams can lose the feeling of the sweet spot suddenly or over time. Some call the feeling “balance” and I think that is the best description of it. When teams are searching for it, they tend to swing the proverbial pendulum in search of the magic of the past. This can put teams at a severe disadvantage because so much energy is spent looking for what worked before. How do we get back to the good old days? Pendulum swings from negative to positive extremes. The swing of the pendulum always comes at a cost of energy and security.