Investment and Return
If you never invested in Apple stock, you might be impressed by its history of growth, but you’ve never gained a thing from it.
If you don’t invest in learning about strategy approaches, then you can’t be surprised when someone other than you is awarded the strategy project.
If you sit in a room like a piece of furniture, and never ask or contribute to the meeting, no matter what the progress, you’re not going to gain much from it.
It’s not a matter of not watching the parade that you’re not in, it’s a matter of not knowing there’s a parade passing you by.