Your personal leadership abilities can be improved by adopting the methods of strategic thinkers. For one thing, strategic leaders have a “growth mindset.” This type of thinking is broad in scope, future-focused and change-oriented.
Strategic leaders are needed by today’s organizations to guide organizations through the change and ambiguity in today’s turbulent world. They provide a sense of direction and build ownership and alignment within the workforce to implement change.
Click on the below pdf to download an information sheet contrasting the qualities of strategic thinkers with conventional thinkers.
This material has been drawn in part from Schulich ExecEd’s upcoming program the Masters Certificate in Public Sector Leadership (starting Feb. 4, 2019). The program is designed for public sector managers who want to achieve more in a leadership role and prepare to lead change.