Ignorance is its own hurdle.
It’s easy to make progress when you understand what needs to be done.
Growth in a business is similar. Often, the capacity our business has achieved is a reflection of our understanding.
Our understanding of the market, of our business model, and of the obstacles and opportunities those present.
A trick to gauge your ignorance is to conceptualize your business at the next stage of its capacity.
If you were to reverse engineer that possible business, what are the differences between it and the one you operate today? How confident are you in your conclusions?
Featured image is of the Fool card from the Rider–Waite tarot deck (1909). Used under public domain.