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…

Meditation and Algorithms

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Meditation and Algorithms

Algorithms may not be something you would normally associate with meditation, but they are an extremely powerful way to understand meditation. An algorithm is a concept that comes from math, science, and technology. It is…

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…