Many ideas are so big, broad, and general that it is difficult to determine where to start. Visionaries and idea-lovers often get stuck in their inability to breakdown their “big idea” into smaller bite-size, actionable next steps. This often produces frustration in team members who are keen when it comes to details. Been there? We all have.

It’s no wonder that many teams have expressed their sense of relief whenever I share with them processes that help turn big ideas into smaller, attainable goals. Thinking big requires us to simultaneously to think small. The secret to making ideas come to life is found in a company’s ability to execute all of the necessary “little” steps that make the “big” possible.