TALENT AND SKILL THESAURUS

STRATEGIC THINKING



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HELPFUL TIP:

When planning a cast member's talents and skills, think about how genetics, personality traits (both positive attributes and flaws), past experiences, environment, and the character's roles (within a family, a community, and society) all factor into what strengths may form. These special qualities should tie into the story, not only to make the character interesting but also to help him achieve his goal.
DEFINITION:
Accurately viewing and assessing present-day reality in order to plan for and achieve goals

DESCRIPTION:
A character with this ability can apply it to create the type of future they desire, such as winning a game, reaching a personal goal, or growing one’s business.

BENEFICIAL STRENGTHS OR ABILITIES:
Being able to look many steps ahead
Being able to evaluate available information and accurately predict what’s coming
Skilled in identifying patterns and forecasting problems with accuracy
Being able to learn from past mistakes
Having good recall
Being a good problem solver and critical thinker
Being highly logical
Being in tune with human factors (predictable needs, emotion, and behavior of people)

POSITIVE TRAITS SUITED FOR THIS SKILL OR TALENT:

NEGATIVE TRAITS SUITED FOR THIS SKILL OR TALENT:
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REQUIRED RESOURCES AND TRAINING:
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ASSOCIATED STEREOTYPES AND PERCEPTIONS:
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SCENARIOS WHERE THIS SKILL MIGHT BE USEFUL:
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