“Vision without execution is hallucination”

Thomas Edison

Figure 4.1 Getting things done — Execution

What sets one orchestra apart from another is its collective ability to beautifully play a symphony. What differentiates a successful company from others in the same industry is its ability to execute. The ability to execute is no doubt much more important than access to technology, access to capital markets (as mentioned before, accessing financial markets in difficult times requires quick and precise execution) or even strategic planning. The level of execution needs to be faster, better and more sustainable than that of the ...

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