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Is strategic thinking one of the most important skills for a leader?

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Strategic thinking is different from strategic planning. In many respects, it is even more important than strategic planning. To think strategically means to see and understand the bigger picture of what the organization is, where it needs to go, and how it will get there. It means anticipating opportunities and challenges and utilizing that knowledge to guide the organization. As you process in your career and reach management/ leadership levels, strategic thinking becomes a critical skill for you to build and hone.