Sloan International Consulting

What is Strategic Thinking?

An imperative for leaders at all levels

Strategic thinking focuses squarely on the problem. It starts with the question, “What problem are you trying to solve?” And moves on from there. Strategic thinking is integral for
leadership development and for the future success of your business.

Why Do You Need to Think Strategically?

The complexity of business is not easing. If anything, it’s accelerating. With unforeseeable changes — causing unpredictable challenges — it’s more important than ever to be proficient in using strategic thinking to set a new direction. Leaders at all levels need to be adept at the four “C’s” of strategic thinking:

  • Complex
  • Conceptual
  • Creative
  • Critical thinking

To thrive in this turbulent global environment, leaders need to handle complex problems, not just complicated ones.

Strategic thinkers who possess cutting-edge knowledge about thinking strategically will help their team and company to:

Sloan International helps executives learn to think strategically—anywhere in the world.

How Sloan International can support you

Curious about what strategic thinking really is? 

Need to jumpstart strategic thinking in your team? 

Want to up your own strategy game?

Jumpstart strategic thinking at your company. Encourage and cultivate strategic thinking for yourself and your organization. Ensure leaders are confident to conduct strategy discussions and are inspired to contribute.

Embed strategic thinking within your company culture. Give managers and executives a unique perspective with one of Sloan International’s presentations, conference speeches, or strategy seminars.

About Sloan International

Globally Recognized | Globally Relevant

Sloan International’s approach to developing strategic thinking is informed by Dr. Julia Sloan, a globally recognized thought leader on the subject.

Sloan International provides leaders at all levels from across industries and countries with the frameworks and learning needed to become a strategic thinker.

Who Do We Work With?

Some of the most successful and innovative companies in the world.

Our clients are dynamic companies that are transitioning and transforming. They’re vibrant, curious creators who are committed to new learning. Our confidential list of business clients spans many facets of the Fortune rankings.

Our clients are listed on:

We know that business strategy is a sensitive topic. That’s why all of our conversations are confidential. We will never share any of your information, organizational strategy, or even your name without getting your express permission.

Learning to Think Strategically

Strategic thinking is a core capability for today’s business leaders, globally.
Overused, misused, and under-defined, the term is often used interchangeably with strategic planning. 

This book uncovers surprising truths about how we learn to think strategically, and how you can use it to improve your business, your career, and your life.

Download: Ahead of the Curve: Navigating Complexity through Strategic Thinking

Enter your information below to download your free copy:

By entering your email address above, you are consenting to our Privacy Policy.