I love ideas, but even more, I love seeing them spring to life. That’s what made a recent workshop with Steve Garguilo so exciting.

Steve, an expert in the science of taking action, spent three hours with our Vistage group. He coached us through a process he has developed to help people:

1) Ideate;

2) Collect feedback from others; and

3) Take meaningful action on ideas.

I asked Steve to share with me one thought about taking action, and here’s what he said…

To hear more from Steve, check out his TEDx talk, or pick up a copy of his latest book, Surge: Your Guide to Put Any Idea Into Action.

While ideas are cool, action (even when imperfect) is hot. The late Adam Yauch put it best when he said, “Let me get some action from the back section. We need body rocking not perfection.

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