Learn how you should not sell yourself short by not pursuing strategic thinking. It's essential to your advancement.
- Some people may feel their bosses don't want them to be strategic. That they're just hired to implement, and being a strategic thinker is just as likely to get you punished. That may be true for some pathological bosses, but in almost every case smart leaders in an organization, whether that's your boss or other leaders you can build relationships with, will value it if you identify ways to make organizational processes smarter and the way you spend your time more effective. Don't sell yourself short by not pursuing strategic thinking.
It is essential to your advancement. There are no prerequisites for this course, aside from an open mind. Anyone can become a more strategic thinker, and you can and should practice that skill and flex those muscles on the job. Most people don't take the initiative, so when you do and you show that your ideas are good and take into account the big picture, it marks you as a leader.
- Embracing the strategic mindset
- Making time
- Learning from the past
- Getting details right
- Strategic thinking with a team
- Measuring success