Idea and Execution

People constantly debate the relative importance of idea and execution: which matters more? This is indeed a topic worthy of clarification, for discussion is often shrouded in misinformation and bias.

Semantic agreement is the first step when approaching contentious subjects. Let’s highlight the difference between idea and execution with a simple example.

If you challenge 100 people to cook from the same basket of ingredients and compare the results, you will see a stark illustration between idea and execution. Despite participants starting from the same idea — create…