Here are the seven smart things you need to do to succeed in the future , according to leadership expert. John Baldoni , in his book, Lead With Purpose : Make purpose a central focus. Instill purpose in others. Make employees comfortable with ambiguity. Turn good intentions into great results. Make it safe to fail (as well as prevail). Develop the next generation. Prepare yourself.
From the book, Leading With Strategic Thinking , the three key activities that comprise strategic thinking are: Assessing situations Recognizing patterns Making decisions