The higher the altitude, the more options (and time) you have to deal with emergencies, assess the environment, and gain situational awareness on targets and threats. While there are times that lower altitudes can provide a tactical advantage, when given the choice, altitude is definitely your friend.
The same holds true in business. Gaining “altitude” means creating operational efficiencies and leveraging tools, tactics and resources to help build situational awareness and gain competitive advantages whenever possible.
What are you and your team doing to gain altitude?