“A discipline for proactively and holistically leading enterprise responses to disruptive forces by identifying and analyzing the execution of change toward desired business vision and outcomes.
EA delivers value by presenting business and IT leaders with signature-ready recommendations for adjusting policies and projects to achieve target business outcomes that capitalize on relevant business disruptions.
EA is used to steer decision making toward the evolution of the future state architecture." Gartner
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
The quote focuses on the importance of vision and collaboration.
When you can articulate a compelling vision and entice that longing, then you are on your way to great achievements through inspired collaboration.