I have done over thirty weeklong meditation retreats. I typically have a conflict come up again and again. An Evaporating Cloud diagram helped me illustrate and resolve this conflict.
In this post, I’ll show you you how I might apply Empire Theory and Burja Mapping to a more or less “real world situation.” I have so far typically applied these tools to situations related…
In this post, I’ll talk about one tool that is surprisingly useful in combination with Burja Maps: the lowly SWOT diagram.
Now that we’ve given a more thorough account of why Burja Mapping is useful as a complement to other forms of strategic thinking, let’s dive deeper into the details of combining mapping with Empire Theory.
This post marks the beginning of a series of follow-up posts, aiming to develop and share a more robust version of Burja Mapping. This post will address the question, “Why map power?”
I work for a non-profit. A big part of my job right now is networking, and I often meet other people and organizations whose interests, skills, and goals bear some relation to the work I’m…
This post contains a new kind of strategic mapping, similar to Wardley Mapping, but concerned more with the complexity of human power dynamics. I am tentatively calling it Burja Mapping.
I recently set the goal to read research abstracts from 50 scientific papers. I want to get in the habit of looking for and skimming research papers in topic areas I’m interested in.
In this post, I show how I adapt the workflow from James Stuber’s excellent article Daily Time Management with Todoist and Google Calendar to use with Emacs and Org-Mode.
“The 12 Week Year” argues that a calendar year — a 365 day time span — is too long a period to effectively plan and execute on your goals. Instead, you should do that process on a quarterly basis.