Rich Horwath is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author on strategy. As the CEO of the Strategic Thinking Institute, Rich leads executive teams through the strategy process and has helped more than 50,000 managers around the world develop their strategic thinking skills.
Sharpening Strategy Skills
A former Chief Strategy Officer and professor of strategy, he brings both real-world experience and practical expertise to help companies build their strategic capabilities. Rich and his work have appeared on ABC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, NBC and FOX TV. He is recognized in the textbook Strategy in the 21st Century as one of the key contributors in the history of strategic
management for his thought leadership in the field of strategic thinking.
Rich is the author of five books, including, Deep Dive: The Proven Method for Building Strategy, which has been described by the Director of Worldwide Operations for McDonalds as “…the most valuable book ever written on strategic thinking.” His most recent book, Strategy for You: Building a Bridge to the Life You Want, helps people apply the principles of business strategy to their overall life and was the #1 bestselling book on Amazon.com.
Rich’s innovative work in the field of strategic thinking has created dozens of proprietary offerings, including the Deep Dive Strategic Thinking System, to help managers become truly strategic leaders. These offerings include group workshops, assessments, books, mobile apps, workbooks, software, podcasts, videos and one-to-one strategic counsel. His monthly
e-publication entitled Strategic Thinker is read by thousands of business leaders and academicians around the world. Rich earned an MBA with Distinction from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and has completed courses in strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at
Dartmouth College. He resides in Barrington Hills, Illinois.
Deep Dive: Becoming a Truly Strategic Leader
Recent studies on leadership by the Wall Street Journal and Chief Executive Magazine have found that the #1 ranked, most valued skill in leaders today is strategic thinking. But only 3 out of every 10 managers are strategic. Rich Horwath helps business people at all levels understand what strategy is and how to think strategically on a daily basis to profitably grow their business. The result is that participants leave with a framework to think strategically on a daily basis and gain practical tools to reach their true strategic potential.
Strategy for You: Building a Bridge to the Life You Want
Strategy is the foundation of success in business. Strategy creates the bridge from where you are today to where you want to go. But, very few people know what strategy is and how to effectively use it. As a former Chief Strategy Officer and professor of management, New York Times bestselling author Rich Horwath provides a five-step plan for using the foundational principles of strategy for both business and personal success.