Dr. Richard Wrangham is an anthropologist and primatologist who taught at Harvard. He has recently written a book called The Goodness Paradox, which…
"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…
"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…
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…
"You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect." Miyamoto Musashi Too many people defuse the power…
"Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure." Albert Einstein Strategically, others can support…
"If you're coasting, you're either losing momentum or else you're headed downhill." Joan Welsh Our positions depend upon how others judge us. We can…
I am resending this article because I was notified by a subscriber that he didn’t get it. "Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on…
"Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it." Dwight David Eisenhower Practical strategy is…
We can learn from experience if we are ready to adapt that experience to changed conditions." J. C. Masterman In this article, we take a step back to…
When we want to improve our positions in the minds of others, a lack of holding power either in our current position or in a future position can have…
My next two articles will be about a special characteristic of strategic positions called “holding power.” Holding power determines the“stickiness” or…