A study of more than 10,000 senior executives showed that the #1 most important leadership behavior critical to company success is “being strategic.” However, research shows only 3 out of every 10 leaders has mastered this skill. And since bad strategy is the main cause of business bankruptcy 80% of the time, having leaders that can think, plan, and act strategically is often the difference between success and failure. 

New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Rich Horwath provides leaders with a framework to master the most important business skill of our time: strategic capability. Rich designed the Strategic Fitness System to help leaders transform the complexity of their business into clear strategic direction. By developing their strategic fitness in the four disciplines of strategy, leadership, organization, and communication, executives will be able to confidently navigate business challenges and create new value to achieve their goals. 

Key Learnings:

  1. Use the Strategic Fitness System to think, plan, and act strategically daily. 
  2. Develop a common understanding and language for strategy. 
  3. Apply tools to transform the complexity of your business into clear strategic direction. 
  4. Discover new insights to innovate in how you create, deliver, and capture value. 
  5. Gain techniques to improve collaboration and lead strategic conversations.