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Strategic thinking involves intentionally taking a step back from the day-to-day and dedicating time to think about and plan for the future. It is about understanding where we are today, what may impact where we are going, and what will be critical for us to get there. This session will provide a framework to help us think about strategy and strategic thinking with a focus on action. We will explore how organizations can enhance strategic thinking across their organizations and explore tools and techniques to set goals and take action.
Learn an approach to frame and enhance strategic thinking across the organization
Explore tools and techniques to effectively set goals and translate strategic thinking into goals that are actionable
Identify how a “real-time” approach from strategy to action may work in your organization
Using a self-assessment tool, identify areas of strength and areas of opportunity with your existing approach to setting goals
ABOUT DR.TANYA M. EASTMAN
Dr. Eastman is a dynamic and thoughtful leader with over twenty years of hands-on experience directing innovative operational initiatives, designing and implementing programs, and managing day-to-day business operations in the corporate, private, and nonprofit sectors.
She takes a human-centered approach to designing organizational processes, systems, and infrastructure that support the fulfillment of an organization’s mission. As both an “internal consultant” leading operations, and as a nonprofit capacity building consultant, Dr. Eastman seeks to support organizations and leaders by meeting them where they are at through listening, asking questions, and co-creating solutions that further support their work.
Dr. Eastman is passionate about serving community-based nonprofit organizations and supporting activities that are critical to their long-term viability. Her doctorate in Executive Leadership focused on research exploring the lived experience of nonprofit founder’s beliefs around the life of their organizations.