It’s easy to assume that a senior leader is more strategic than one with less experience. It’s also wrong. An objective way to determine the level of someone’s strategic capabilities is to assess their mindset and behaviors. The Strategic Quotient™ (SQ) Assessment is a measure of a person’s strategic capabilities as exhibited through how they think, plan, and act on a regular basis—not once a year for two weeks during the strategic planning process. 

The good news is that each of these areas of being strategic can be developed and improved with deliberate practice. The first step is to take a baseline of where you’re starting from and understand where to focus moving forward. This one-minute video provides an overview of the SQ Assessment and you can take it for free until the end of the month by visiting the following link and entering the password Allocation:

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