What is execution?

Thoughts — May 9, 2011

There is so much talk these days about execution. But what exactly is execution? Another buzz word like innovation? It seems fashionable to claim execution is more important than ideas… (Can we really separate the two?). What is an idea without execution? And what does it mean to execute without an idea?

Here’s a Japanese man ironing a shirt:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeA9gH_iWXY

To me this feels like execution. All movements are precise, purposeful, and lead towards one final result.

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