In our life we have many challenging situations to deal with. Strategic analysis may help us in dealing with these situations.One of the ways in handling situations is by acting on the opportunities by understanding their strengths , weaknesses and threats. The SWOT analysis may be rephrased as OWTS as action sequence.
Opportunities: First step before initiating ation is identifying the right opportunities.There is some opportunity even in a worst case scenario.
Weaknesses and Threats: Everything has inherent weaknesses.One has to understand these to effectively deal with them.Threats may also be external. We need to keep in mind the nature of threats before action.
Strengths : Ultimately we have to act on opportunities taking support from the strength of the situation keeping in mind the threats and weaknesses.
Keep an open mind ,be positive and act on OWTS!