When it comes to work, many people are great at talking a good game. They say what should be done and when. But when it comes to action—to moving the ball forward successfully and getting things done? Not so much. Most people want to be the thinkers—the strategists. The ideas people. Very few are terrific
“The gap between promises and results is widespread and clear. The gap nobody knows is the gap between what a company’s leaders want to achieve and the ability of their organization to achieve it.”—Larry Bossidy, former CEO, Honeywell and General Electric The gap nobody knows is bridged by day-to-day operations. Everything comes from it. It’s
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”—Lao-tzu Every leader has the responsibility to turn vision into reality. Between these 2 lies the process—the path to success. You need skills and confidence to stay this course and overcome obstacles. You need confidence not just in your abilities, but in the process itself–to
Yes—you read that right. After all, someone has to worry. Especially about the details. In years of corporate life, it’s become apparent that those in the corner office are much more invested in vision and strategy then execution. They’re solidly attached to the what, why and where, and seriously detached from the details of how.
Average Leadership = vision + strategy + people Great Leadership = vision + strategy + people + process + execution Many leaders have great vision: they see where they want to take their companies in the coming years, and map out their strategies accordingly. But, what’s often missing is skill and confidence in execution. Many