It is incumbent upon you as a leader, manager, and educator to keep strategy front and center – at the water cooler, in the board room, and in the classroom.
In due course of any given day, we are busy at work, knocking off the tasks on our to-do lists.
Yet, rarely do we stop and ask: Am I working on the right problem?
This is not meant to be a trivial or flippant observation. We may be very hard at work, and producing copious volumes of output.
But – are we actually doing the proper things that need to be done, or merely, those that are the most expedient? Are we cognizant of the Strategic, as well as the Tactical?
Why is this important?
Because everything you do in your organization begins – and ends – with your strategic initiatives. Every conversation. Every decision. Every assignment. Every project.
It is the superstructure that gives shape to your culture, to your management, and to your financial planning.
And yet – we are continually swamped with the immediate, with the needful now. We…
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