The easy part of implementing strategy is buying shiny new equipment. The hard part is building new operating practices into the organization.
It’s difficult to break inertia and build new habits, all while managing the changes required to successfully implement strategy.
Change management and building new habits takes a lot of “distributed leadership” that encompasses many areas – collaboration, listening, thinking, acting, as well as the understanding and patience to make mistakes and try again.
The most important part is to stick with it until you get good at it.