How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World

Presented on: Wednesday, September 29th at 11:00 AM CDT

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It’s no secret that today’s professionals feel pulled in too many directions. Too often, we find ourselves racing from one emergency to another, without the time to think strategically (or even breathe). How can we break out of this endless cycle and create the kind of interesting, meaningful lives we all seek? In this deep-dive webinar, Dorie Clark - Harvard Business Review author and executive education professor – will share concrete strategies to help you sharpen your strategic thinking and embrace a long-term perspective that pays future career dividends. You’ll learn how to:

  •     Create priorities with the future in mind,
  •     Understand what we’re optimizing for.
  •     Make the right kind of tradeoffs,
  •     Achieve ‘strategic patience,’
  •     Place little bets to identify promising leads and emergent possibilities.

About the author: Dorie Clark has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers globally by Thinkers50 and was honored as the #1 Communication Coach in the world at the Marshall Goldsmith Coaching Awards. She is a keynote speaker and is the author of Entrepreneurial You, named one of Forbes’ Top 5 Business Books of the Year, and Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of the Year by Inc. magazine. She is also a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review and consults and speaks for clients like Google, Yale University, and the World Bank.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by University of Missouri.