Strategic thinkers see the world as web of interconnected points (data, content, technology & media) and they find opportunities to advance their business at those connection points.
Are you a strategic thinker?
Strategic thinking focuses on finding and developing business opportunities to create value by enabling a provocative/creative dialogue.
New business growth, comes from new strategic thinking
However, you should never forget that brand success depends on your customers and what they perceive as value.
The market is more competitive than ever for millions of brands around the world and you need to find different ways to maximise customer value.
How do you create value?
How do you deliver value?
How do you capture value?
How to improve your strategic thinking skills
1. You need to excellent at using time, talent and resources more effectively. Never forget that strategy thinking it is everybody's role.
2.To achieve excellence you need to raise the bar
3. You need to improve your decision making
4. To achieve excellence you need to change. In order to do things differently, you need to:
Leaders who rise to the top are ones who constantly sharpen their strategic thinking by questioning their own views, by listening to different viewpoints, surrounding themselves by colleagues with different knowledge areas and doing anything else they can to gain different viewpoints.
Ivan Fernandes, Founder and Managing Director at Digital Business Partners