The problems every leader must solve are twofold. First are the strategy problems: What are the initiatives and goals we want to accomplish? What are our plans? How are we going to spend our time?
The second problem of leadership, however, is even more important and usually much tougher to solve: How do we get humans to act on these initiatives, goals, and plans? You can come up with brilliant strategies and well-thought-out plans, but how do you actually get the human beings that work with you to execute effectively?