The Glass Ceiling Of Bottlenecks

One of the most important questions leaders can ask others, with the urgency increasing with hierarchical status, is how and when they are bottlenecks to information and energy flows, relationship building and decision making.  It's one of the more common blind spots for leaders, so frequent queries and assumption checking is vital. When this doesn't happen, clueless leaders ironically whine and rant about the lack of growth their own bottlenecking precipitates.