Get into the inner circle of your organization by learning how to become a trusted strategic advisor. This course will help you develop the communication and strategy skills necessary to become a go-to strategic advisor for your boss.
Learn How to Be the Person to Whom the Boss Really Listens!
In this course taught by long-time top-level strategic advisor James E. Lukaszewski, you’ll gain the insights into how to be the person who is asked to stay behind when the strategy meeting ends. The first class will help you to understand how today’s leaders think and operate. You’ll learn why your focus should be on creating options rather than solutions. You’ll also find out what leaders want from you as a trusted strategic advisor and why leadership maintains a constant focus on tomorrow.
In class two, Lukaszewski begins the process of breaking down the role of the strategic advisor. Find out about the landscape in which most CEOs operate and the common reasons behind “failure to lead.” You’ll also gain tips for how to create shorter messages that provide critical insight.
Class three moves into the coveted trait of trust. There are certain ingredients that constitute trust between a leader and his or her strategic advisor. Lukaszewski will provide you with all the info you need. You’ll also discover how to become a verbal visionary and how to develop the perspective of a manager.
The course concludes with a class to help you become more strategic in your approach to your job and the organization. Learn techniques to ask the right questions and challenge existing perceptions in a way that can lead to major breakthroughs. As a final skill, Lukaszewski will impart a strategy for teaching people to use the information you provide.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- The landscape and mindset of today’s CEOs.
- Why you need to create shorter, more important messages.
- How to develop trust and develop a management perspective.
- Methods to develop your strategic mindset.
- How to make recommendations in an operational context.