11Think Strategically

I like thinking big. I always have.If you’re going to be thinking anyway,you might as well think big.

DONALD TRUMP

Strategic thinking sets you apart from the crowd. So what is strategic thinking versus tactical thinking and how does it set you apart as a person with presence? First, consider these differences:

Strategic Thinking Vs. Tactical Thinking

Central common vision or organizing statement vs. Day-to-day actions or operations

Long-term concern vs. Short-term concern

Understanding why to do something vs. Understanding how to do something

Mental, conceptual vs. Physical, tangible

Doing the right thing vs. Doing things right

Focused vs. Scattered, many “balls in the air”

Roadmaps vs. Tools for the trip

Structure vs. ...

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