Introduction: : To get the most out of the course, you may want to read Winning in FastTime either before you start or as you progress through the lessons. When you begin to build actual strategy, you might want to refer to the Generic Grand Strategy to see examples of finished products. You will find appropriate excerpts at the end of each of the presentations that have How To videos associated with them. You will also find templates that will guide you through collecting your strategy inputs.
Systems: The second Imperative is “Target for Success.” To do so you must start with the relevant systems that must change if you are to achieve your Future Picture. There are always two systems—internal and external; to realize a Future Picture, both must change. Systems have a variety of characteristics and can be described by the Five Rings which provides a methodology to reduce complexity and find relevant centers of gravity (the leverage points) for system change.