Ideas vs. Execution

Dave Willson
Aug 16, 2017 · 5 min read

To me, ideas are worth nothing unless executed. They are just a multiplier. Execution is worth millions.
- Steve Jobs

Good ideas are always represented by light bulbs.

I read an old Entrepreneur online article recently that absolutely infuriated me: The Idea vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything. In it, Amy Cosper cites a quote from an unnamed CEO: “Ideas, my dear, are a dime a dozen. Execution is not. Execution is the thing — it is rare and it is revered. The idea