Moving From Tactical Thinker To Strategic Leader

November 14, 2018
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET

Registration fee: $0
To participate, you or your organization must be an AHIP member. Registration is closed.

Did you know that 20% of your efforts result in 80% of the value you deliver to your organization? So make sure you focus on what really matters!

In this workshop-style webinar, leadership consultant and HR coach Valerie Grubb will show how to move from tactical thinking to strategic leadership. You’ll learn to overcome the urge to deal with what’s right in front of you right now, and instead, engage in strategic thinking that grows your career, elevates your staff, and benefits your entire company. We’ll explore the relationship between strategic thinking and strategic leadership and examine the six facets of strategic thinking. Your take-aways will include a deeper understanding of essential leadership traits as well as short- and long-term leadership strategies that can make an impact on your big-picture goals.

This free workshop-style webinar is created for AHIP-members who specialize in such areas as human resources, training/professional development, and workforce development.

You will learn:

  • What it means to think strategically
  • When to delegate or relegate the small stuff
  • How your staff can help you make time for bigger picture thinking
  • The six facets of strategic thinking—find out where you are on the spectrum
  • Getting it done: How to create a plan that gets you from business need to action
  • How to use strategic thinking in your day-to-day, as well as for long-term goals

The learning continues!

Post-webinar, the instructor will provide you with an assessment showing where you align with each of the leadership traits discussed during the webinar.


Valerie Grubb
Val Grubb & Associates Ltd.

A sought-after leadership consultant, speaker, coach, and training expert, Valerie Grubb is the Principal of Val Grubb & Associates Ltd. which she founded after holding a succession of leadership roles within major corporations including NBC Universal, Oxygen Media, InterActiveCorp (IAC) and Rolls-Royce, plc. She is an innovative and visionary operations leader with an exceptional ability to zero in on the systems, processes, and human capital issues that can hamper a company’s growth. Valerie consults for mid-range companies wishing to expand and larger companies seeking greater efficiencies. An accomplished executive coach and corporate trainer, she is adept at helping HR professionals develop existing employees, recruit new talents, and form cohesive teams.

Valerie graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Kettering University and obtained her MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Her first book, Planes, Canes, and Automobiles: Connecting with Your Aging Parents Through Travel offers guidance to adult children when traveling with their aging parents. Her second book, Clash of the Generations: Managing the New Workplace Reality, offers concrete strategies on how to manage four generations in the office.


Sponsored by the AHIP HR Council and Education Committee