- Realistic, candid analysis of what is NOW, without denial
or avoidance. Strengths...weaknesses...current rules
of the game.
- Us / Me? The customer? The competition?
- Special attention to the context, outside-the-box, outside
of the rules of the game. Draw analogies.
- Anticipate the FUTURE, probabilities, developments, implications
of the now.
- Reflect, make meaning. What are the advantages? The
- Repattern within and out-of-the-box, like turning a kaleidoscope. Being
imaginative and elastic with the mind. Break the
rules of the game, the assumptions.
- How might I leverage my advantages? How might I
neutralize my vulnerabilities?
- Focus in on key targets of importance, key leverage
points. These are strategic targets...and you now
have something at which to send your "surgical strikes."