How to Be a Strategic Leader in 2020: Planning & Decision Making in Today's Environment

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    Speaker: Rebecca Staton-Reinstein

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    Duration: 90 Minutes
    Product Code: 51229
    Level: Intermediate

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Fail to Plan; Plan to Fail!
Learn proven approaches to create or adapt your current mission to guide robust planning, execution, and daily decision making to get the results you need to assure your organization’s growth. These extraordinary times require extraordinary performance by every leader and manager throughout the organization whether in the public, private, or nonprofit/NGO sector. Use strategic planning to improve your leadership and decision making and accomplish your goals. Improve your outcomes systematically.


• Understand the importance of strategic leadership
• Stick to the fundamentals of leadership, strategic planning and decision making to focus the organization for success
• Resist firefighting and quick tactical reactions
• Use your mission to drive daily action and decision making
• Use appropriate strategic leadership styles, and implement strategies to execute plans and track progress
• Cascade the plan through the organization to engage employees
• Get back on track when you are off plan
• Focus on results, not activity, to evolve your plan
• Avoid turning planning into a bureaucratic nightmare
• Demonstrate ROI for your planning efforts


• Strategic approach to planning
        o Dump the to-do list
        o Create a common vision to focus the organization
        o Developing the mission to drive daily action, planning and decision making
        o Developing goals, objectives, and strategies to fulfill mission
• Success factors to cascade the plan through the organization
        o Guidelines for implementation plans; who and why
        o Using planning to engage employees
        o Tracking progress against the plan
        o Getting back on track when we are off plan
• Stay focused on results, not activity
        o Making strategic decisions
• Understand the components of strategic leadership to grow, evolve, and improve your plan
• Demonstrate ROI for your planning efforts


• Plan for success using strategic leadership
• Turn vision and mission into reality through careful planning and decision making
• Engage everyone in accomplishing organizational goals
• Improve continuously - organizationally and professionally
• Avoid firefighting and develop strategic leadership characteristics


• Executives
• Departmental Managers
• Supervisors
• Project managers
• Newer leaders
• Leaders in any capacity


Years of Experience: 25+ years

Areas of Expertise: Strategic Planning, Leadership, Team Management, and Organizational Development

I work with companies around the world that want strategic leaders and engaged employees to increase bottom- and top-line results and delight customers. You achieve your goals through strategic planning and leadership, management, team, and organizational development. Draw on my proven ability to mentor you through major change. My team works with you to craft customized, successful solutions to your complex business issues in all economic sectors. Our mission is your success.

Leadership teams execute robust strategic plans with measurable outcomes using my results-driven, Success Planning: A ‘How-To’ Guide for Strategic Planning.The methodology is further customized in the forthcoming Success Planning for Nonprofits: Evidenced-Based Strategic Planning.I documented strategic leadership practices of 20 modern executives and key Constitutional framers in Conventional Wisdom: How Today’s Leaders Plan, Perform, and Progress Like the Founding Fathers. 

For over 25 years, Ihave contributed improved organizational value as a leader, manager, keynoter, educator, and consultant honored by organizations on four continents. I am a Ph.D. in organizational development, MBTI® Master Practitioner, a National Speakers Association Professional Member, and St. Petersburg Engineering AcademyForeign Member.

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