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Core strategic thinking

The future of strategy is to capture new opportunities and build strategic thinking skills.

The future of strategy is to capture new opportunities and build strategic thinking skills. Recall the strategic thinking discussion from lecture two. The core skills of strategic thinking include– one, reflect.

The Harvard Business Review puts it this way. Strategic people create connections between ideas, plans, and people that others fail to see. Two, use the whole of your brain. Use convergent and divergent thinking, generate new ideas, be innovative, be creative, and adopt the design-led thinking principles. Three, broaden your horizons. Be curious. Four, be empathetic. Embrace different viewpoints and find a new lens. Five, encourage others. Build a culture of thinkers and collaborators. Six, make decisions. Ensure you make a decision and find a new direction.

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