harvard business school http://wknofm.org en Execute, Execute...Execute! http://wknofm.org/post/execute-executeexecute <p>In team sports the coach determines the strategy. The smart ones draft a strategy they believe their players can execute. The only job for the players is to execute the strategy to their greatest ability. Business is exactly the same.&nbsp;</p><p>An article last year in Fortune Magazine was an interview with the worldwide HR czar for IBM. The interviewer asked him what it takes to lead at IBM.</p><p>Randy MacDonald said, “There’s a maniacal focus on execution. If you say at IBM you’re going to deliver, you’re held accountable.”</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:06:49 +0000 John Malmo & Justin Willingham 23219 at http://wknofm.org Execute, Execute...Execute!