One of the biggest challenges professionals face is carving out time for strategic thinking amid the hurly-burly of daily work obligations. In this video, learn how to do it successfully.
- We know it's important to be strategic, and that means, … of course, making time for strategic thinking, … but that's easier said than done. … Most of us are already pushed to the limit … when it comes to scheduling. … The average professional sends or receives more … than 120 emails per day … and attends 62 meetings per month. … But no one gets paid to write emails or attend meetings. … We have to somehow fit in our actual work … around all of that. … Strategic thinking can seem … like a lovely and quaint afterthought. … Oh, maybe one day when I have a little more time. … But you know and I know that time is never going to come. … It doesn't just happen. … You have to make it happen. … Here are a few ways to build time for strategic thinking … into your schedule. … You can also download a checklist from the Exercise Files … to help with this. … One place to start is to turn off the noise. … There are likely times in your day, … maybe when you commute to work or go to the gym, … when you're listening to music or podcasts or audiobooks. …
- Embracing the strategic mindset
- Making time
- Learning from the past
- Getting details right
- Strategic thinking with a team
- Measuring success