Does this person have an understanding of how to separate “what” from “how”? An awareness that establishing the destination before deciding on the mode of transportation is essential?
Can this person keep a global perspective? Or does she or he become mired in the details and tactics?
Do obstacles stop this person? Or do they represent challenges, not threats?
Does this person have the ability to see patterns and anticipate consequences?
What success has this person had with multi-tasking?
Are priorities apparent, or does she or he become distracted by seemingly urgent issues? Is this person able to zero in on the critical few and put aside the trivial many when allocating time and resources?
When facing a complicated or unfamiliar problem, can this individual get to the core of the issue and immediately begin to formulate possible solutions?
Is this person future oriented and able to articulately paint credible pictures of possibilities and likelihoods?
How do unexpected and unpleasant changes affect this person’s performance?
When in positions of leadership, does this person serve as a source of advice and wisdom? Can she or he serve as an effective sounding board to others who are struggling with complex issues?