There are two dominant factors that fall within the circle of influence of a leader to produce results: strategy and the ability to execute that strategy. The area where leaders have been shown to struggle the most is in the world of execution.
Once the “what” is expected to be done is finalized, it is the getting teams to execute it at the expected excellence that leaders struggle with the maximum. Unless you can achieve your goals with a stroke of a pen, success is going to require a change in your team’s behavior.
Just as there are principles that govern human behavior there are principles that govern how a leader gets things done with excellence