12 Strategic Thinking Questions That Yield Big Results. The Bonus Question Is The Punch Line.

The Empowered Buisness

As you envision where you want your company to be in 10 years, what BHAGs (big hairy audacious goals) do you see your company achieving? In order to achieve your BHAGs, what innovative ideas and strategies did you have to come up with? What “enemies” (external or internal) will you have to defeat along the way to achieve your BHAGs? Markets, Competitors and Customers.

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Willy Wonka and the Leadership Idea Factory

Terry Starbucker

Never lose the wonder and whimsy. I’ve written that the “secret of life&# is never growing up, and indeed, that child’s sense of wonder is an element of idea generation that just HAS to be there if an organization is going to swing for the fences with big changes, or to go after those “BHAGs&# (big, hairy and audacious goals). I write a lot on innovative thinking.

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Finding Your Bigness Balance: Seven Ways to Properly Set the Size.

Kevin Eikenberry

These goals have been labeled by Jim Collins (and others) as a BHAG – a Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal.

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