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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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97. Draw your own map

In order to get to the top you need to be seen as a strategic thinker. To get that reputation you need to do some. Strategic thinking, that is. Here’s a short cut to a creating a team strategy.

The aim of this idea is simple. You are going to present a strategy for your team that is going to knock your boss’s socks off and make him insist that all your colleagues copy you.

And that’s the second benefit – while you’re producing a first-class performance, everyone else is tying themselves in knots trying to write a strategic plan. Only you know the short cut.

The first skill involved in creating a strategy is the ability to balance short-term thinking with long-term planning. Put some long-term thinking time into your ...

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