Strategic thinking is a prized skill in organizations, but employees often get feedback that they don’t think strategically enough or that they need to be more strategic, with no specific guidance on what that means or how to develop it. The good news is that developing this skillset is entirely doable.
Even if developing strategy is not a regular part of your job, strategic thinking is a key skill that companies look for when identifying and promoting leaders, so it’s worth investing some time making sure you remain sharp. And, with the rapid changes in technology and marketplaces these days, business owners should spend a few hours every month revisiting their strategy.
This deep dive on Sharpening Your Strategic Thinking includes a 25-page workbook, a companion video, 3 related blog posts, and additional resources for continued learning on the subject. These tools and resources will help you develop the seven aspects of strategic thinking.