How to Become a Runner – and Stick to It

Introduction Have you ever attempted to become a runner but find yourself slacking and breaking routine too often, only to never make much progress? Do you wish that you could be a real runner? Below are several great tips that will not only help you become a serious runner, but also help you stick with it –… Read More

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6 Quick Pricing Strategies for Your Digital Products

Introduction Compared to digital products, pricing physical products is easy. You will: Know how much it costs to produce the product; and Base your price(s) on how much profit you want to make. Digital products are different, as you can’t price your digital products the same way as you do your physical products. The lure… Read More

Allegiance and Ground…

In most forms of unconventional war, the objective is the allegiance of the people around whom, and presumably on whose behalf,  the conflict is taking place. The occupation of some specific bit of ground is secondary, if it matters at all. Thomas K. Adams (US Special Forces Operations in Action: The Challenge of Unconventional Warfare,… Read More

Pose, Handshake & Mimicry: Psychological Strategies for Negotiations

I know this is about Brexit, but forget that part and concentrate on the body language and psychological strategies. “AS THE dust settles following the election, Brexit secretary David Davis finally begins formal negotiations on the UK’s divorce from the European Union. With a hung parliament and a much weakened Conservative government, Davis and his team are… Read More

Strategy: Both Objective & Impartial

“The laws of strategy are objective and apply impartially to both hostile sides.” (Sokolovsky, 1963, p.9). Vasily Danilovich Sokolovsky (21 July 1897 to 10 May 1968) A prominent Marshal of the Soviet Union (aka Field Marshal, OF-10) and known as an excellent planner and exceptional military leader. Reference Sokolovsky, V.D. (1963) Military Strategy: Soviet Doctrine and… Read More

Caution, Certainty & Boldness…

“Their caution was not Montgomery’s, who obviously considered that insistence on 100 per cent certainty was to be preferred to a policy of boldness, which is true in questions of strategy, although certainly not in tactics.” (Rommel, 1953, p.515).   Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel (the Desert Fox), World War I junior officer and World War II… Read More