Strategy Club

For the better part of the last year, we’ve been running a “Strategy Club.”, a long-running Anti-Book Club with a focus on a) learning and applying strategy and b) increasing the number and depth of…

Disfluency and the Methods of Strategy

The rate at which I make Wardley Maps has quadrupled since becoming Assistant Director at the Monastic Academy. They are one of the most useful tools in my strategy toolbox. As Ben Mosior says, Wardley…

Monastic Strategy

True confession: I don’t really care about devops. I’m not in the tech industry and it doesn’t affect me directly on a day-to-day basis. So why did I fly 2500 miles to go to a…

The Art of Alliances

One of the main mistakes that new chess players make is to bring their queen out too early. The queen is the most powerful piece: she can move the farthest, in the most directions. A…