Wing it…that’s the dominant approach that I see with teams when they are going to a meeting, writing a proposal or presentation. Oh, there’s discussion, but often it is meandering supposition and devil’s advocacy. That may feel like strategy, but it is a pale shadow of what real strategy development is. Why do smart people rush to work on the deliverable rather than create a thoughtful strategy? Time is often the given answer…and that is legitimate. So, let’s think about a faster way to develop a strategy foundation.