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You may have heard your boss say it: "You need to be more strategic!". Maybe it came up in your latest performance review. Or you just want to work more strategically in order to fill all parts of your role as a leader. Or maybe your team/organisation needs more strategic support to help them succeed. But now you're wondering:

- What does it actually mean to really think and act strategically?
- How can you know that you are on the right path to becoming a more strategic leader?
- What actions can you take to become more strategic every day?
- What skills can you develop that help your ability to think and act strategically?
- How can you handle setting strategy in fast-changing organisations like startups? Or in a large corporation where your area of influence may be limited?
- And how can you create space for strategy in your busy schedule?
You're not alone with these questions! Many leaders want to (or even need to!) create space for more strategic work, but it can be really hard to do so.

In this talk, we'll cover these questions to help you become more strategic. In addition, I'll share real examples from engineering leaders to help you understand what you can do in your daily work.
You'll walk away with practical tips that you can start implementing tomorrow to help you become a more strategic leader and, consequently, more effective and successful in your role.