Every strategy you develop is a hypothesis. After all, we can't know the future for sure. Sometimes you're wrong and you can tweak things. Sometimes, you're really wrong and thanks to a major blind spot, a serious problem occurs. In this video, learn how to handle it.
- There's a famous quote by the boxer, Mike Tyson, … "Everyone has a plan till they get punched in the mouth." … That kind of sums up strategy, right? … You need to have plan, … so you can move forward in the right direction … and set yourself up for success. … If the job you really want requires a master's degree, … you need to get into a program and get that degree. … Doesn't mean you'll definitely get the position … but if you don't take action, … it certainly not going to happen. … All that makes sense. … But what if something happens that isn't in the plan at all? … What if your company gets acquired … and the hiring and promotion system changes … or you get asked to transfer to Singapore … or your company shuts down the entire business line … you were working on? … A strategy is great and extremely helpful … for normal circumstances … and even for war gaming, known possibilities … but when something truly unexpected happens, … strategy has it's limits. … You didn't plan for this. …
- Embracing the strategic mindset
- Making time
- Learning from the past
- Getting details right
- Strategic thinking with a team
- Measuring success