Understanding the balance between the two is critical for achieving high performance in your teams.
An important distinction, Ian.
One perspective I've found helpful is to understand that everyone individually and collectively needs to balance "thinking/planning" and "doing" kinds of work; they just do in different proportions the higher up you go in an organization.
The other thought is that Blue Work also provides value.
A great analogy is a train needs to speed along a track, but sometimes you need to pause & adjust where the track is going.