Thus far, we have not discussed an important concept in practical strategy because it is a bit abstract. However, recently, I had an email exchange with…
For over twenty years, I have been building up a wealth of valuable training material about Sun Tzu’s principles at ScienceOfStrategy.com. However, the…
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“Warfare is one thing. It is a philosophy of deception.” Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, 1:4:1-2 “We begin by coveting what we see every day. Don't you feel…
“Military leaders must be experts in knowing how to adapt to find an advantage. This will teach you the use of war.” Sun Tzu’s The Art of War 8:1:14-15…
In the first article on this topic, we looked at the challengesin making good decisions about abandoning or continuing long campaigns. They tend to get…
The challenges of practical strategy always come down to how our human minds work in making choices. In this article, we examine our biases when…
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"Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown." Charles de Gaulle What is the value of establishing a given position in someone’s mind? We can…
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Chaos gives birth to control." Fear gives birth to courage." Weakness gives birth to strength." Sun Tzu's The Art of War 5:4:7-9 Recent problems with…
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Dr. Richard Wrangham is an anthropologist and primatologist who taught at Harvard. He has recently written a book called The Goodness Paradox, which…
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"To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." Sir Isaac Newton The practical use of strategy forces us to think about how others will…
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"If your position is everywhere, your momentum is zero." Douglas Hostadter The momentum created by surprise can be used to overcome inertia in all its…
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In this article, we discuss how to affect the timing of other people’s decisions to best use our momentum, but, first, we must look at the big picture…