Strategic Thinking: Tools and Techniques
Your company is facing challenges and opportunities it has never experienced. It needs people at all levels to think more strategically. It needs professionals who think beyond the strict confines of their job description. Strategic Thinkers: • Think across time. You need to learn from the past, deal with today and prepare for the future. • Think bigger. You don’t need to “think outside of the box!” You need to think in bigger boxes. • Think about second-order effects. The ripple effect is a reality that is too often ignored. • Find and vet “other ways.” There are always multiple resolutions to your challenges. • Know how to close the gap between intention and execution. Do you have the capabilities and capacity to do what you know you have to do?