How do individuals and organizations move into roles where they are true partners and strategists to the business? They implement a conscious strategy that moves them beyond the boundaries of functional responsibility to create greater alignment and integration across the enterprise. Specifically, they build critical relationships, learn what is important to their internal and external customers, and create win-win-win outcomes.
- Describe how the role of strategist and partner differs from cooperation and collaboration
- Assess oneself or the organization against the criteria needed for successful partnerships
- Discuss how to redefine critical positions in order to get closer to the business
- Describe the importance of critical partner conversations and managing important relationships