5 Top Tips to be an Effective Strategic Thinker

Whether you are a lawyer, entrepreneur, civil engineer or a professional in any field, having the ability to think strategically is indispensable due to its potential to improve employee performance, moulding you into a superior professional in your job area.

As a professional, have you ever found yourself stuck in a sticky situation that requires quick and effective strategic thinking to conjure up a plan in order to move forward? For this blog, I want you to imagine yourself being stood at the top of the ladder shown in the image below and the only way you can make your way down to solid ground is to have learnt all of the top tips along the way which can then be implemented into future strategic planning.

Honing the skill to be strategic takes practice and perseverance, however it will shape you from being an average to an exceptional leader. So let’s begin…FINAL IMAGE 1Want to get involved in the conversation?

We would love to hear if you or your company has any top tips on how to become a strategic thinker that you would like to share with us. You can tweet us using #UnderstandingModernGov and follow us @UModernGov or find us on LinkedIn.

If you would like to discuss any of the details you have read in this blog; including our ‘Effective Strategic Thinking’ course, please contact us on 0800 542 9440 or via our email

Can’t make the date?

If you can’t make the date of this course, we can run this course In-House at your organisation or a venue of your choice, on a date to suit you. Bringing your team together for a group training event is a great team building exercise, and we work closely with you to develop a bespoke training agenda that is completely tailored to your organisation’s requirements.

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