Review the discussion of strategic leaders in at the beginning of Chapter 2 of Rothaermels text Strategic Management. Strategic leadership involves the use of power and influence to direct and manage others in pursuit of an organizations goals. Typically the most important strategic leaders are leaders and key managers in established corporations and entrepreneurs who build their own companies.
In no more than 600 words (two and a half pages double-spaced), or in a video or slide deck, answer the following questions:
Do you want to be a strategic leader at some point in your career?
Do you agree with the description in Chapter 2 of what a strategic leader should be and do?
Whether you want to be a strategic leader or not, describe a goal in your life. If it is not a business or career goal, tell how it relates to your career.
Why do you want to pursue this goal? What might stop you?
What do you hope to get out of a course in strategic management that might help you overcome the obstacles and reach the goal?
Then at the end of the report, in no more than 50 words, give ONE piece of strategic advice for the Birdseed Lady.