Fact: 90% of directors and vice presidents had zero training on developing strategy, yet it’s the most important competency for a leader to possess. 95% of employees don’t understand their company’s strategies. And only 4% of leaders at all levels in a company are strategic … Are you beginning to see where you could develop a competitive edge? Listen to podcast.

Rich Horwath is the Founder & President of the Strategic Thinking Institute, an organization dedicated to helping managers develop their strategic thinking skills to achieve competitive advantage. He is a former Chief Strategy Officer and serves as a Professor of Strategy at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management with a 4.9 out of 5 rating for teaching effectiveness. Rich is the author of four books and more than 50 articles on strategic thinking. He works with clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to emerging growth companies located in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific. And has developed dozens of proprietary strategic thinking tools including the Deep Dive Learning System, which includes his best-selling book Deep Dive.

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