An executive team discovered that they were spending too much time in Santa’s chair, instead of letting the right key players in the business take the chair and make the call. How about in your organization? Are decisions being made at the right level in the company or are too few people holding onto Santa’s chair?
Strategy often stumbles because it is a collection of complicated facts and initiatives that are confusing and difficult to follow. Craft a strategy that tells a story about helping customers and creating value for others and you have got foundation for an emotionally compelling strategy. Logic and facts encourage us to think, yet stories evoke emotions that compel us to act.
Here is part III of the Strategic Leader Fitness Review, helping you get an idea of your strategic “strengths”, and where your opportunities for strategic growth are – Make sure you look into all three parts!
Has your boss suggested you become more strategic? To get an idea of your strategic fitness, and where your opportunities for strategic growth may be, look into the Strategic Leader Fitness Review. Make sure you look into all three parts!
What is the most strategic decision that you have made in the last 60 days, personally or professionally? When you look at the decision or decisions you selected, why did you consider it a strategic decision?