Boyd was one of the greatest military strategists of all time, alongside Sun Tzu and Karl von Clausewitz. In this post, I synthesize my own research and understanding of Boyd’s account of strategy in general.
Burja Mapping is a way to map power visually, based in Samo Burja’s Empire Theory.
Most Western strategic thought takes place in a means-ends framework. In this post, I’ll discuss an alternative to means-ends strategic thinking: conditions-consequences.
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 learning and applying strategy.
For me, learning about disfluency has taken the pressure off of learning strategy “correctly.”
If you’re interested in strategy, this post will be valuable to you. It shares the the tools that I’ve found most valuable so far.
This post contains some of the best practices I’ve discovered in developing my own skill in the art of alliances.
I don’t think of myself as a betting man, so I was surprised to learn that in fact, we’re making bets all of the time. This is Annie Duke’s main thesis in Thinking in Bets.
The work of Samo Burja provides the best introduction I’ve seen to the theory and practice of power. In this post, I’ll share some of Samo Burja’s biggest ideas and how you can learn more.
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.