One reason the job of strategic thinking is so tough: no one really understands what it entails. It's hard to be a strategic leader if you don't know what strategic leaders are supposed to do.
After three decades of advising organizations large and small, we have formed a clear idea of what's required of you in this role. Here's what you must do as a leader:
As your company grows, honest feedback is harder and harder to come by. You have to do what you can to keep it coming. This is crucial because success and failure--especially failure--are valuable sources of organizational learning.
NanoPlanet can help you begin thinking strategically and plan your vision for the future.