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>Identify Strategic Thinkers.****END ORIGINAL****
>To find the best thinkers in your organization for strategic planning,
>look for the person who:
>Has a good idea of desired outcomes before taking action.
>Describes problems from the CEO/management/client point of view, and
>figures out what the situation means to both this person and the
>organization as a whole.
>Looks for inconsistencies that represent a new or different way to
>approach the situation.
>Understands how the pieces fit together and is able to present several
>options for handling a problem, along with giving solid reasons for a
>recommended course of action.
>Anticipates results and unforeseen circumstances, and can remain composed
>when the unexpected occurs.
>Creates synergy by trying to achieve several objectives with actions.
>Knows how to pick the battles that can be won and is able to change plans
>when actions aren¹t getting the intended result.
>Can develop key messaging and use it over and over without losing impact.
>Is patient and builds good and long-term relationships.
"My objective is to articulate a means by which an arcological
superstructure for a resident population of 25-30,000 can be built in the
world as it is today." http://www.wildapache.net/randhunt