A fulcrum is the hinge or pivot a beam acts against to multiply the input force. In the real world, it may be a handy rock, a log, or the bar a seesaw pivots on. If you use the right size, height, and position for your fulcrum, you’ll be able to get more leverage from your system.
Equipping your team members with the right tools, such as computers, software, and the Internet, can strengthen their leveragability. A business fulcrum may also consist of anything from specific productivity approaches to professional relationships.
While this topic alone could consume a forest’s worth of books (and no doubt has), in the interest of brevity, I’ll present only a few examples of tools, resources, and approaches.