[META] Ideas vs. Execution

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Fri Mar 26 17:22:08 PDT 2010

On Mar 26, 2:32 pm, Andrew Perron <pwer... at gmail.com> wrote:

> Howard Taylor of the webcomic Schlock Mercenary wrote in the comic's blog (http://www.schlockmercenary.com/blog/index.php/2010/03/25/dont-ask-me...
> ) that he finds ideas utterly without value and the execution as having all
> of the worth.
> I *decidedly* disagree with this.  At the same time, I've been in that
> situation of having plently of ideas and doing very little with them, so I
> certainly can't say the idea is the only important part, either.
> I'd say that, in the big picture, concept and execution are equally
> important.  Something produced without a good idea behind it can only be a
> hollow techincal work, and an idea that's never executed may as well not
> exist.
> What do you think?

Without ideas, can there even be execution?

Dear readers, I'm working on my execution, but you may have noticed
I'm more of an idea man.

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