Some have paraphrased it to suggest that "opportunity knocks but once," suggesting it will pass by unless acted upon and the window of opportunity closes. The phrase itself dates back to England in the 1600s, but has lived on and even been amplified, including by a 1990 movie starring Dana Carvey.
Execution Over Strategy: The Entrepreneurial Game-Changer in A Fast-Paced World
While it's correct that "culture eats strategy for breakfast," in the entrepreneurial realm, this isn't about undermining strategy. It’s about elevating the importance of a vibrant, execution-driven culture.