Strategic thinking is not about getting by. Nor is it about any single solution to your problems – the so called “magic bullet”. BTW, I believed for many years that you could find a magic bullet to make life easy. Öops! Trust me on this one, any such thing is temporary at best.
But strategic thinking is about making things better. And the first step in getting into strategic thinking is to practice imagining things better. You need to be able to see it before you start doing stuff. After you start seeing better, then you can start thinking about what to do to make things better.
Got that? Here is an article that might help