The Strategist: Be the Leader Your Business Needs by Cynthia Montgomery

By Cynthia Montgomery

Based on an acclaimed professor's mythical method direction at Harvard enterprise institution, The Strategist offers a significantly new standpoint on a leader's most crucial role.

"Are you a strategist?" That's the 1st query Cynthia Montgomery asks the company proprietors and senior executives from worldwide who perform her very popular govt schooling direction. It's now not a query they count on or care a lot approximately on establishing day. yet by the point this system ends, they can't think major their businesses to luck with out being—and dwelling the position of—a strategist.

Over a sequence of weeks and months, Montgomery places those entire executives via their paces. utilizing case discussions, after-hours talks, and participants' personal procedure dilemmas, she illuminates what approach is, why it's vital, and what it takes to steer the hassle. En direction, she equips them to confront the main crucial query dealing with each enterprise chief: Does this corporation really topic? In doing so, she exhibits that method isn't just a device for outwitting the contest; it's the strongest capability a pacesetter has for shaping a firm itself.

The Strategist exposes all company leaders— whether or not they run a world firm or a small business—to the valuable insights Montgomery stocks with those privileged executives. via distilling the reviews and insights gleaned within the lecture room, Montgomery is helping leaders strengthen the abilities and sensibilities they should develop into strategists themselves. it's a tricky function, yet little else one does as a pacesetter is probably going to subject extra.  

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