The ability to think big and solve bigger problems is not something that you are born with. It is a muscle that can be developed.
A (BITLs) Business IT Leader like yourself can do this by reaching outside of your peer group to find models and mentors that have delivered on tough innovation projects and successfully wrestled gnarly cultural issues.
Who do you look up to, and why?
Remove yourself from the small ‘echo chamber’ groups in your industry and within your company.
Cross-pollinate your ideas with the best people. You can find them. You have the greatest networking tool ever invented, LinkedIn, to help you.