I am a need-to-know person, mostly because I believe I need to know everything.
OK, maybe not everything. But one quality I can offer is a deeper understanding of your organization, market and needs than many will spend the time to achieve. Coming from an academic background, research and analysis is second nature to me.
Here’s an example of the monthly trend briefing I prepared while at the Best Practices Research Alliance. These briefings were used to help guide corporate strategy.