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December Learning Lab

Strategic Thinking for Today's Leaders

Categories: TAHRA Webinar Meeting
Presented by Kris Reynolds, PMP
Managing Partner at Arrowhead Consulting

This event is approved for 2 HRCI Business Credits and 2 SHRM Professional Development Credits. 

Innovation: Everybody says you must have it to succeed, but where do you find the time?

Unfortunately, many leaders get so bogged down in day-to-day tactics, that they over focus on implementing conventional solutions to conventional problems. Innovative problem solving takes a backseat to daily firefighting.

In this presentation, Kris Reynolds will help you step back from the trees to see the forest. He’ll help you understand your ruts or “Circle of Habits” and discuss how to break free and unleash the strategic thinker within. Audience members will leave the presentation understanding a new approach to strategic thinking in both their personal and professional lives.

This session is designed to help participants change their focus from day-to-day issue management to a long-term, strategic perspective. The session involves the use of case studies and real-world examples that encourage non-linear thinking and help participants “look around the corner.” Furthermore, participants will not only have a chance to implement the strategic thinking tactics, but also develop a collective sense of ownership of the company’s strategic direction.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain knowledge about best practices that will inevitably improve their bottom line in personal and professional environments. 
  2. Anticipate trends at the periphery of their respective industry.
  3. Reframe problems with critical thinking.
  4. Interpret multiple sources of data to question assumptions regarding a problem's root cause.

Kris Reynolds is an international speaker and trainer, having presented on a myriad of topics to multiple companies and nonprofit organizations in numerous industries both domestically and abroad since 2011. He is the founder of Arrowhead Consulting, a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six-Sigma Black Belt. His training sessions are designed to challenge audiences to move beyond conventional thinking for true innovation and creative problem-solving. Audiences enjoy how Kris weaves his subject matter expertise with his love of pop culture and trivia for the perfect blend of education and entertainment.

TAHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 2.00 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.

This event is approved for HRCI credits

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. This Program has been approved for 2.0 HR (Business) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI website at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.