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  1. ProducerThomson Dawson

    Thomson Dawson

    Are you a strategic thinker?
    Are you a strategic thinker?Strategic thinking is a skill that can’t be taught– it’s a natural inclination you’re born with. Are you a strategic thinker? I spend most of my time consulting with clients on strategy–helping them to see useful patterns where everyone else ...


    Thomson Dawson
    14/07/2016 #10 Thomson Dawson
    Love all the comments!!! This venue is so much more engaging than LinkedIn!!! Thanks for commenting!
    Lacey Wofford
    12/07/2016 #9 Lacey Wofford
    As a strategic thinker, I would argue with @Thomson Dawson's point that we don't always see our gifts. I've known for years that my brain works very strategically and I've used it to my advantage countless times. I will say that I believe strategic thinkers have it easier when it comes to building a business because, as Dawson stated, we cut through the bull and don't worry about the insignificant, extraneous details. This makes life more relaxing and enjoyable while we continue our quest for productivity.
    Joaquim Vives
    12/07/2016 #8 Joaquim Vives
    So @Thomson Dawson, do you think that "intuitive" individuals are closer to become a strategic thinker? I don't think we are losing strategic thinkers but the processes today (in any field) are trying to avoid intuition, they try to parameter any situation... This is killing intuition and creativity inside big systems (not individualy) and then, for me, we are doing something wrong...
    Joel Anderson
    12/07/2016 #7 Joel Anderson
    Nicely done with great insights. Awhile back I took a StrengthsFinder assessment. My top 5: Strategic, Ideation, Achiever, Command, Learner. Was helpful in understanding some of my quirkiness. Not sure if it articulated whether or not I am a strategic thinker but was a good drill to gain some insight into what makes me tick. Thanks. much for a great article. All the best on your journey.
    Kevin Pashuk
    12/07/2016 #6 Kevin Pashuk
    Welcome to beBee @Thomson Dawson... Lord knows the world needs more strategic thinkers... or even people who think.
    Thomson Dawson
    23/06/2016 #5 Thomson Dawson
    Thank you all for the comments. I am new here and just getting my feet wet so it's a nice introduction. Check out my blog:
    Joanna Hofman
    23/06/2016 #4 Joanna Hofman
    Absolutely brilliant article. I have been working since some years with strategy chellanges and I found many interesting points in your post.
    Thank you.
    Anees Zaidi
    21/06/2016 #3 Anees Zaidi
    @Thomson Dawson This is an excellent read. I got hooked to 'know your why'. I invite you to see my perspective on 'know your why' in my recent blog 'That Noble Soul' - https://www.bebee.com/producer/@anees-zaidi/that-noble-soul. Let me have your esteemed thoughts.
    Lisa Lee
    21/06/2016 #2 Lisa Lee
    Brilliant article @Thomson Dawson. I certainly relate to your point on 'what-if' thinking. It's been an important factor on allot of my past projects and has always offered a fresh perspective.
    Mohamed Amroussi
    21/06/2016 #1 Mohamed Amroussi
    Nice Article , very informative, thank you Thomson Dawson, Born with or learned ( nature or nurture) two hypothesis which are not yet proved