CHAPTER 16

Focus on Excellence in Execution

No matter how beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.

—Winston Churchill

 

Want to achieve extraordinary results? Then focus your attention on excellent execution!

It was the largest ship afloat in the world when it was commissioned. It got its name because of its size. Its maiden voyage was with pomp and pageantry from Southampton, the United Kingdom, to New York, the United States. Yet it never arrived at its destination. On April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after colliding with an iceberg, leading to the loss of over 1,500 lives. On June 2, 2015, another cruise ship, the Eastern Star (a Chinese cruise ship), went down during a storm. Over ...

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