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Strategic Thinking

Podcast with author and strategic skills professor, Rich Horwath

 
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A recent Wall Street Journal study revealed that the number one most sought after executive skill by organizations is strategic thinking, but few leaders have that skill set. In his new book, Deep Dive: The Proven Method for Building Strategy, Focusing Your Resources, and Taking Smart Action, Rich Horwath dissects the three most important elements of strategic thinking, breaks them down into simple and attainable skills, and shows readers how to apply them every day.

Deep Dive provides managers with a clear path to mastery of three disciplines: Acumen - generate critical insights through a step-by-step evaluation of the business and its environment; Allocation - focus limited resources of time, talent, and money; and, Action - implement a system to guarantee effective execution and communication of strategy throughout the organization. This book is based on research with senior executives from more than 150 companies and Horwath's own experience as a professional strategist.

Welcome to a Leadership Channel podcast on Total Picture Radio with Peter Clayton Reporting. Rich Horwath is the founder and president of the Strategic Thinking Institute, an organization dedicated to helping managers develop their strategic thinking skills to achieve competitive advantage. He is a former Chief Strategy Officer and serves as a professor of strategy at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Rich Horwath, Biography

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Rich Horwath is the founder and president of the Strategic Thinking Institute, an organization dedicated to helping managers develop their strategic thinking skills to achieve competitive advantage. He is a former Chief Strategy Officer and serves as a professor of strategy at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management with a 4.9 out of 5 rating for teaching effectiveness. Rich is the author of four books and more than 50 articles on strategic thinking.

Rich works with clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to emerging growth companies located in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific. He assists executive management teams on a range of strategy-related topics including strategy development, building competitive advantage and growth strategies. He has developed dozens of proprietary strategic thinking tools including the Deep Dive Learning System, which includes the best-selling book, workbook, assessments, software, group workshops, keynote speech and individual strategic counsel.

Rich earned an MBA with Distinction from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and has done post-graduate studies in strategy at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He resides in Barrington Hills, Illinois.

Peter Clayton

About Peter Clayton

Peter Clayton, Producer/Host, is an award-winning producer/director of radio, television, documentary, video, interactive and Web-based media who has created breakthrough media for a wide array of Fortune 100 clients.

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