0103 | Michael Petty

0103 | Michael Petty

Michael Petty is the managing partner of North Star Partners, a firm that assists companies in the areas of leadership development, strategic thought and application, and financial stewardship.

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 1:26 What is strategic thinking?
  • 2:30 How does strategic thinking differ from strategic planning?
  • 4:40 What role does visual analysis play in strategic thinking?
  • 11:54 What is foresight?
  • 13:30 How would you suggest leaders develop strategic thinking?
  • 15:55 What are you reading?
  • 17:57 What’s next for you?

Referenced Resources

Strategy Thinking and the New Science – Irene Sanders

Blue Ocean Strategy – W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne

Fooled by Randomness – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Black Swan – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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About the author

David Burkus is an organizational psychologist, keynote speaker, and bestselling author of five books on leadership and teamwork.

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