The Six Extreme Positions
Strategy Requires Conscious Choice
Strategic success depends on our enjoying making others happy.
In this week’s article, we are going to discuss several analogies that can help us recognize spread-out positions. As we discussed in our last article…
Positions are no points but paths whose direction is determined by mission.
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My next two articles will be about a special characteristic of strategic positions called “holding power.” Holding power determines the“stickiness” or…
The human mind is limited so we cannot deal with a million moving parts. Sun Tzu's strategy teaches us to focus on a handful of key ingredients: the…
"Your rivals will multiply as your army collapses and they will begin against you." Sun Tzu's The Art of War 2:1:20 In Sun Tzu’s strategy, we normally…
Where we are now dictates where we can easily go next.
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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"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…
"A good deal happens in a man's life that he isn't responsible for. Fortunate openings occur; but it is safe to remember that such "breaks" are…