Strategy without action is just hot air. You cannot strategize your way to success. You must take action and execute the strategy to see any results!
As Brad Feld and David Cohen stated in their book Do More Faster, “David didn’t beat Goliath with a whiteboard.” David beat Goliath by picking up some ammo (a few round stones), taking aim with his slingshot, and hitting Goliath in the forehead with a well-placed “kill-shot!”
This is strategy in action!
It is way too common for business leaders to “whiteboard” a strategy and then never implement it. They simply fail to translate their vision into actionable steps.
So, throw away your whiteboard and take some action!