Expert Insights on Strategic Thinking

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To go from A to B, you need to plan, and strategic thinking is the plan that gets you there. With it, you can see lay of the land, choose the best route, and avoid detours. You can even discover new destinations.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Acquire insights on the importance of focusing on assumptions and beliefs when formulating strategies.
    Acquire insights on how managers can think more strategically as they move into more senior roles.
    Acquire insights on how a leader is different from a manager.
    Acquire insights on how to ask better, more provocative, "killer" questions to get better answers.
    Acquire insights on the three perspectives that can help you think more strategically.
    Acquire insights on how executives can make sense in a strategic plan.
    Acquire insights on how to understand your competitive advantage through the story of Singer, a sewing machine manufacturer.
    Acquire insights on the importance of hypothesizing, testing, and repeating in order to stay relevant.
    Acquire insights on how Vineet Nayar achieved “impossible” growth by concentrating on the company-customer interaction.
    Acquire insights on understanding that sometimes “crazy” ideas just might work.Tough Mudder is an example.
    Acquire insights on the importance of paying attention to speed and security, rather than survival for an organization.
    Acquire insights on the basic idea behind the ten rules for strategic innovation.
  • Acquire insights on the role of managers in strategy formation.
    Acquire insights on how disruption leads to growth in business.
    Acquire insights on how to innovate by keeping customer requirements in mind.
    Acquire insights on how the technique of "kill a stupid rule" can help people become more innovative in the workplace.
    Acquire insights on how to innovate through open-ended questions.
    Acquire insights on how to prepare your company from getting killed by its competitors in the future.
    Acquire insights on the importance of challenging orthodoxies.
    Acquire insights on how to fund internal innovation through budget reallocation.
    Acquire insights on the three rules that make companies exceptional and the importance of raising them to the level of principles.
    Acquire insights on how a statement like "I don't know" can transfer the power to the employees.
    Acquire insights on ways to create excellence by starting small and testing your ideas with those that you trust.

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Strategy 101: Focus on Assumptions
    3m 11s
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    2. 
    How to Think Strategically
    2m 7s
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    3. 
    Strategic Thinking: The Difference Between a Leader and a Manager
    3m 10s
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    4. 
    Ask Killer Questions
    1m 31s
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    5. 
    Change Perspectives to Think Strategically
    4m 26s
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    6. 
    Sense Making In Strategic Planning
    1m 49s
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    7. 
    Understand Your Competitive Advantage: The Singer Story
    2m 13s
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    Admit You Don't Know; Hypothesize; Test; Repeat
    2m 4s
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    9. 
    What vs. How
    3m 10s
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    10. 
    Innovation: Paper Versus Reality
    2m 26s
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    11. 
    Survival Is Not Mandatory
    2m 45s
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    12. 
    Overview of the 10 Rules for Strategic Innovators
    2m 12s
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    13. 
    The Role of Managers in Strategy Formation
    2m 21s
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    14. 
    Disruption Is the Only Path to Growth
    3m 38s
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    15. 
    To Innovate; Ask What the Customer is Doing
    5m 2s
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    Kill a Stupid Rule
    4m 28s
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    Innovate with Open-Ended Questions
    3m 2s
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    18. 
    Kill the Company
    2m 21s
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    19. 
    Challenge Your Orthodoxies
    3m 27s
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    Funding Internal Innovation through Budget Reallocation
    2m 54s
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    Raising Rules to the Level of Principles
    3m 55s
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    22. 
    The Power of 'I Don't Know'
    2m 9s
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    23. 
    Creating Excellence
    4m 3s

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