Acquisition International - Global Excellence Awards 2018 133 Acquisition International - Issue 8 2018 37 When you plan strategically, you are taking the information you have seen or heard and convert it into actionable next steps that allow you to plan your future appropriately. There are a number of behaviours and tools that Excellius Leadership Development utilises to help their clients think and plan more strategically. The behaviours utilised by Excellius Leadership Development include: • Asking great and thoughtful questions Excellius Leadership Development • Listening • Observing the client’s organisational behaviour • Observing the client’s industry • Being candid and impactful The tools utilised by Excellius Leadership Development include: • Offsite meetings with organisational leaders (once or multiple) • The TWOS analysis, which is a switch on the SWOT analysis. In the TWOS analysis, we focus on threats, weaknesses, opportunities, and strengths – ending this analysis in an upbeat and positive way • Client and employee focus group meetings • Strategic plan mapping for follow-up and status tracking (i.e., the stoplight system) Looking to integrate leadership coaching, team coaching or strategic thinking and planning in your organisation? Contact Excellius Leadership Development for more information.