Can’t see the forest for the trees? The Dangers of Proximity Blindness

Can’t see the forest for the trees? The Dangers of Proximity Blindness

Have you ever heard the phrase “you can’t see the forest for the trees?” Well today, I want to talk about why that phrase, or as I like to call it “proximity blindness” is the very reason that you should always have outside eyes and ears, experts, coaches, masterminds, and consultants helping you with your podcast, business, or anything really.

Have you ever heard the phrase “you can’t see the forest for the trees?” Well today, I want to talk about why that phrase, or as I like to call it “proximity blindness” is the very reason that you should always have outside eyes and ears, experts, coaches, masterminds, and consultants helping you with your podcast, business, or anything really.

We all suffer from proximity blindness… this inability to see the forest for the trees… You need a bird’s eye view to be able to have a good perspective on a problem sometimes. When you are too close to something, you may not be able to have the 30,000 foot view of things. The outside perspective is often crucial for you to find the truth.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How small problems often mask the larger problems
  • Why proximity blindness can lead to missed opportunities
  • the limits of perception and the importance of complete context

 

Resources:

Podcast Supercharger Live Course application – https://dannyozment.com/podcastsupercharger

Podcaster Mastermind application – https://dannyozment.com/podcastermastermind

Other resources – https://dannyozment.com/resources

By | 2018-12-27T15:05:12+00:00 December 24th, 2018|