Strategic Leadership 101

How to Find the Future!

What is Strategic Leadership 101?
Strategic Leadership 101 is a full-day course that introduces you to the Strategic Thinking skills you need to find the future. You will learn how to: 

  1. Use research verified strategic thinking skills - systems thinking, reframing, and reflection - to develop a strategic mindset,
  2. Use the SL METHOD to Anticipate environmental changes, Develop a shared reality, and then Articulate a shared direction.

Is Strategic Leadership 101 the right course for me?
Strategic Leadership 101 is the foundation for developing a cohesive high performing team or organization. You will leave the workshop with:

  1. Your Thinking Map, and a professional growth plan to develop a strategic mindset, and
  2.  The tools to run the strategic thinking protocol [strategic listening, strategic conversations - action map] to develop a flexible one page strategic plan that describes what your organization wants to become and how it intends to get there.

What does Strategic Leadership 101 Cover? 

Morning Session

Afternoon Session

Overview of SL Method


  1. Self assess on Strategic Thinkng Skills -
    Systems Thinking - Reframing - Reflection
  2. Receive extensive feedback on results
  3. Create Professional Growth Plan to improve Strategic Thinking Skills and create Strategic Mindset

The Tool used
The Strategic Thinking Questionnaire (STQTM) is a fully research validated tool that enables you to discover the way you use systems thinking, reframing, and reflection to process information, interpret your world, and find and/or create the future.


Overview of Strategic Thinking Protocol to create a shared reality and then a shared direction.

Participants Learn:

  1. Strategic Listening Skills - Synthesis & Analysis
  2. Strategic Conversation Skills i.e. Dialogue

Participants Create

  • one page actionable strategic plan that centers their team/organization on a set of values and direction.

 The Tools used

#1 The Strategic Thinking Protocol is a field tested process that enables you to use Strategic Listening and Strategic Conversations to identify Challenges and Opportunities provided by your organization/team's environment

#2 The One Page Statement of Intent, is a powerful tool that enables you to describe direction, drive alignment, and assure results. This simple tool answers 4 questions: What do others expect of us? What do we expect of ourselves? Where are we going? How are we going to get there?  

Cost: $200 – includes tuition, lunch, and materials. 

John Pisapia, Professor of Leadership Studies at Florida Atlantic University
   Dr. Pisapia developed his Principles of Strategic Leadership through his 23 years of management practice, his research, and consultation. These principles, assessment tools, and research are captured in his book: The strategic leader: New tactics for a globalizing world was cited as a top 5 Business Book by the Washington Post.

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October 12 - Barcelona
Presentation - Behavioral Agility and Follower Commitment - International Leadership Association - (Public)

August 15 - Vancouver
Presentation - Academy of Management - The Foundations of Strategic Thinking (Public)

June 15 - August
Vienna and Eastern Europe -- agenda developing

June 12 - Ryiadh
Consultation -- using the SLQ360 to develop managers -- Saudi Ministry - (Private)

June 6-9 - Dubai
Presentation = Entreprenurial Leadership at the Cross Roads -- 60th Annual ICSB World Conference. (Public)

May 15 - Palm Beach State College
Presentation of the Professional Development Needs Assessment and Recommendations (Private)

April 22 - Fort Lauderdale
Propel - Interpreting the results of the STQ and SLQ (Private)

March 2 - Kravis Center West Palm Beach
Jumping the Curve part 2 - full day with facilitation of 85 TrustBridge executives coming together to find and create their future (Private)

February 6 - Leadership Broward
How Entreprenuers Think and Act! (Public)

January 4 - Cincinatti, Ohio
(International Congress of School Effectiveness) - Teaching Strategic Thinking Skills in Leadership Preperation Programs (Public). on Facebook