What Makes a Person Into a Strategist?


 
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What Makes a Person Into a Strategist?
Bayissa Milkessa, Business Consultant, Ethiopia, Member
It is really difficult to become a strategist without having the personality / behavior that makes a person into a strategist. I believe a strategist' personality is the product of proactive behavior.
We need to cultivate proactive behavior among business men so that they will be more proactive than reactive. With that I mean that they will be self-initiated, anticipatory and action-aimed at averting their situation to a more favourable environment.
In general, if we succeed in developing proactive behavior among the business community, it becomes simpler to find strategists who embrace creativity, innovation and futuristic thinking....Sign up
 

 
What Makes a Person Into a Strategist?
Luis, Manager, China, Member
I agree being proactive is an important step to grow as a strategist, but it's also necessary to:
2. Think from a big picture
3. Master some...Sign up
 

 
What Makes a Person a Strategist
NVDS.RAJU, Professor, India, Member
Yes. Proactive behaviour is a most desirable trait in business strategy and will certainly yield good dividends....Sign up
 

 
What makes Someone into a Strategist?
Bayissa Milkessa, Business Consultant, Ethiopia, Member
Proactive behavior is not only an important step as said by friend @Luis, but I believe it is the CORNERSTONE for h...Sign up
 

 
What Makes a Person Into a Strategist
Dean Gilbertson, Director, United States, Member
Effective strategic planning is about "thinking outside the box" for effective outcomes. It is also realizing that 8 of 10 strategies are not effectiv...Sign up
 

 
What Makes a Person Into Strategist
Bayissa Milkessa, Business Consultant, Ethiopia, Member
@Dean Gilbertson: thanks for your note that "effective strategic planning is about thinking outside the box" for go...Sign up
 

 
What Makes a Person a Strategist
Alan Kennedy
I would argue that a good strategist is someone who understands what is under his or her control and what is not. Strategy is a choice of actio...Sign up
 

 
What Makes Someone a Strategist?
John Henry, Manager, United States, Member
Strategists look beyond themselves (their control) and past the present (even a person who is proactive is stuck in the present) and look toward a fut...Sign up
 

 
Proactive Thought versus Strategic Thought
Bayissa Milkessa, Business Consultant, Ethiopia, Member
@John Henry said that strategist must go beyond proactive thought with a view of envisioning the future. Partly I a...Sign up
 

 
Strategic Thought is Applied Proactive Thought
Ken Gordon MBA PMP, Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom, Premium Member
A strategist must be a proactive individual. The very act of being or becoming a strategist, is to have reviewed the potential for impact on the envir...Sign up
 

 
Proactive Trait is also a Salient to Develop to the State of Maturity
Bayissa Milkessa, Business Consultant, Ethiopia, Member
We all somehow agree the proactive thought is the fundamental ground to be a strategist.
On top this, having this proactive trait is essential to...Sign up
 

 
Developing the Ability to Strategize
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
One of the first lessons that those who decide to take their Advanced Drivers Licence learn is to change their point of focus. Most people concentrate...Sign up
 

 
Attributes of a Good Strategist
Stephen Ofori, Ghana, Member
Strategy is about "looking forward". It's about being able to anticipate the future and working towards that future now. I agree being proactive is on...Sign up
 

   


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