NAMIC-Virginia News

Level Up! Building Your Strategic Muscle

On March 20th, workshop attendees took their career to the next level by joining us at NAMIC Virginia’s signature event LEVEL UP! At this full day interactive workshop, attendees learned to structure their approach to strategic challenges by learning how to think, plan and act strategically from an expert panel of career strategist from our Premier Partner, Cox Communications!!

The NAMIC Virginia Chapter embraces diversity and success by sharing real world topics to broaden our perspectives in the communications industry.


The 4 most important future skills needed for leaders

  • Inspiring Commitment
  • Leading Employees
  • Thinking Strategically
  • Change Management

Action steps that lead to a winning strategy

  • Know the goal
  • Ask the right questions
  • Be curious – get to the first layer, second layer, …
  • Listen, listen, listen
  • Know your stakeholders
  • Be a story teller

Systematic approach to problem solving, you must…

  • Clarify the Problem
  • Brainstorm Ideas
  • Evaluate Hypotheses
  • Execute Solutions

A successful strategy requires Diverse Perspectives!!

Key Quote:
“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.” -Michael Porter, Harvard Business School

Feel free to review our slideshow of images from the event below!!

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