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October 19, 2005

News & Opinion: The Art of Execution

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 2:26 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

At your company, what is the time ratio of brainstorming vs. executing ideas? It's easy to get caught up in the brainstorming process. The next rut: agreeing to do something without plans to implement it. The art of follow-through is where many leaders are lacking.
Earlier this week, Tom Peters posted a blog entry on executing ideas. The entry referenced the book Execution.
The idea presented in the book:
More time is spent on creating ideas and not enough time is spent implementing them.
It's definitely a true review of what happens in many companies. Ideas are great; they're even better when they're put into practice.