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Driving Strategy // Leadership Programs

Learning Objectives

This engaging one day workshop is designed to give senior level teams the mindset, skills and tools to embrace and execute their role to drive strategy.

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • List the six strategic thinking skills and their relevance to their role
  • Gain a broad understanding of how organizations are structured
  • Describe the key financial metrics within their organization and their role in affecting the metrics
  • Define the three Value Disciplines that companies consider when pursuing market leadership and the implications for their organization
  • Analyze various strategic persuasion channels and how to leverage them when dealing with key stakeholders
  • Identify the four intrinsic motivation drivers and how leaders can impact them
  • Craft a meaningful “why” statement to engage their department in executing on the strategy




  • Introduction
  • Learning objectives

Strategic Thinking

  • Strategic thinking assessment
  • Six strategic thinking skills
  • Reframing
  • Causation and correlation
  • Stakeholder strategy
  • Strategic Thinking activity – individual application
  • Strategic disciplines

Paths to Market Leadership

  • Operational excellence
  • Customer intimacy
  • Product leadership
  • Three focusing disciplines
  • Value Disciplines activity

The Numbers

  • Knowing our business
  • Knowing our perspectives
  • Knowing our numbers

Strategic Persuasion

  • Influence
  • Case study
  • Six influence channels

Motivation + Engagement

  • Law of the hog
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Four intrinsic drivers

The How, What + Why

  • Making work meaningful
  • Why-How-What Statement activity
  • Enacting a vision
  • Recommendations

Workshop Close