What is a Feigned Retreat?

Introduction A feigned retreat is a military tactic, a type of feint, whereby a military force pretends to withdraw or to have been routed, in order to lure an enemy into a position of vulnerability. A feigned retreat is one of the more difficult tactics for a military force to undertake, and requires well-disciplined soldiers.… Read More


The Perils of Bias and Self-deception

Most leaders in private would probably admit that their decisions have more than a smidgen of ‘gut feeling’, even though in business the cultural norm is that of the rational animal. This piece flags up the perils of ignoring the science behind unconscious bias. Accepting that as decision-makers we are constantly subject to a variety of… Read More