In a world where ideas are a dime-a-dozen, talk is cheap. Improving our ability to execute well is essential for giving our ideas life. Here are three thoughts on executing ideas well:
Stop Talking & Start Writing
Recent studies have shown that people who immediately talk about their new ideas are less likely to actually implement them. Talking about an idea prior to doing some initial processing on paper tricks our brains into thinking that we are actually doing something about the concept.
While sharing definitely has its benefits and is highly recommended in the overall idea-making process, taking the time to document our thoughts on paper first will provide greater focus and a practical point of reference for development.