There is no prize or recognition for having an idea that you weren’t able to execute. There is no Nobel prize for the people who almost came up with something brilliant but didn’t ever get around to writing it down or creating a paper about it.
The ability to actually complete things is what puts you in the running for wild success. The better you become at actually completing things on a regular basis, the more likely you are to achieve great things. The ability to finish is simply the price of admission, but it represents a significant barrier for most people.
Ok, I seriously LOVE this article. It says what I have been trying to say many times before but in a way that is so much more direct that I would put it. I am too nice - but productivity501.com calls it harsh and true.