Execution Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Alan Branche and Sam Bodley-Scott” float=”none” width=”100%”]Strategy execution is the responsibility that makes or breaks executives.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anurag Shourie” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best-laid plans can fail for the lack of proper execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bo Sanchez” float=”none” width=”100%”]Education without execution is extinction.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brad D. Smith” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good intentions often get muddled with very complex execution. The last time the government tried to make taxes easier, it created a 1040 EZ form with a 52-page help booklet.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brent Scowcroft” float=”none” width=”100%”]An idea can be as flawless as can be, but its execution will always be full of mistakes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian P. Moran” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s not what you know; it’s not even who you know; it’s what you implement that counts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Casey Neistat” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideas are cheap. Ideas are easy. Ideas are common. Everybody has ideas. Ideas are highly, highly overvalued. Execution is all that matters.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eric Thomas” float=”none” width=”100%”]Innovation is rewarded. Execution is worshipped.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Felix Dennis” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think having a great idea is vastly overrated. I know it sounds kind of crazy and counterintuitive. I don’t think it matters what the idea is, almost. You need great execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Felix Dennis” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideas don’t make you rich. The correct execution of ideas does.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gary L. Neilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]A brilliant strategy, blockbuster product, or breakthrough technology can put you on the competitive map, but only solid execution can keep you there.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gary L. Neilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Execution is the result of thousands of decisions made every day by employees acting according to the information they have and their own self-interest.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gary Vaynerchuk” float=”none” width=”100%”]Execution is the game.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Patton” float=”none” width=”100%”]A good plan, violently executed now is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hugh Laurie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideas are 10 a penny. It’s the execution that’s the hard thing to do.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Indira Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Have a bias towards action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jack Welch” float=”none” width=”100%”]An organisation’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jack Welch” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Japanese Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeffery Gitomer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Failure is not about insecurity, it’s about lack of execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Hall” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideas are yesterday, execution is today and excellence will see you into tomorrow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Bossidy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Execution is the ability to mesh strategy with reality, align people with goals, and achieve the promised results.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcia W. Blenko” float=”none” width=”100%”]Very often, a good decision executed quickly beats a brilliant decision implemented slowly or poorly.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark V. Hurd” float=”none” width=”100%”]Without execution, ‘vision’ is just another word for hallucination.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Dell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideas are a commodity. Execution of them is not.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Morris Chang” float=”none” width=”100%”]Without strategy, execution is aimless. Without execution, strategy is useless.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Naveen Jain” float=”none” width=”100%”]Success doesn’t necessarily come from breakthrough innovation, but from flawless execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Orrin Woodward” float=”none” width=”100%”]Success is simple, but isn’t easy because it demands execution, not intentions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pablo Picasso” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pearl Zhu” float=”none” width=”100%”]Strategy and execution represent the two sides of one and the same thing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Drucker” float=”none” width=”100%”]Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Senge” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s not what the vision is, it’s what the vision does.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ram Charan and Larry Bossidy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Execution is a specific set of behaviors and techniques that companies need to master in order to have competitive advantage. It’s a discipline of its own.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Branson” float=”none” width=”100%”]You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert H. Schuller” float=”none” width=”100%”]Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Stigwood” float=”none” width=”100%”]Seeing something go from concept to execution is a thrill to me.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Sharma” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideation without execution is delusion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Russel Honore” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the military, as in any organization, giving the order might be the easiest part. Execution is the real game.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ryan Lilly” float=”none” width=”100%”]Change occurs when excuses pivot to execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Scott Belsky” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Simon Sinek” float=”none” width=”100%”]Those who know WHAT they do tend to work harder. Those who know WHY tend to work smarter.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Covey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Most leaders would agree that they’d be better off having an average strategy with superb execution than a superb strategy with poor execution. Those who execute always have the upper hand.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Case” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Jobs” float=”none” width=”100%”]To me, ideas are worth nothing unless executed. They are just a multiplier. Execution is worth millions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sue Grafton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideas are easy. It’s the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ted Sarandos” float=”none” width=”100%”]I always love that phrase, ‘Oh, this is a good idea, but it’s execution dependent.’ As if anything in life is not execution dependent. Breathing is execution-dependent.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Alva Edison” float=”none” width=”100%”]Having a vision for what you want is not enough. Vision without execution is hallucination.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tim Berry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good business planning is 9 parts execution for every 1 part strategy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Dungy” float=”none” width=”100%”]No excuses. No explanation. You don’t win on emotion. You win on execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Robbins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is the enemy of execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Robbins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Knowing information is not the same as owning it and following through. Information without execution is poverty. Remember: we’re drowning in information, but we’re starving for wisdom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Disney” float=”none” width=”100%”]The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Warren Buffett” float=”none” width=”100%”]Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ziad K. Abdelnour” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every successful venture is based on an unoriginal idea, beautifully executed.[/wpsm_quote]