STRATEGIC THINKING AND SUCCESS

I recently reread a book I hadn't seen in awhile. Called Jesus The Magician, it’s a well-written and scholarly work by Dr. Morton Smith, Doctor of Theology at Harvard. He also has a PhD from Hebrew University and was professor of History at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Smith is well-qualified to address a key idea in my own study of strategy: Suppressed or hidden information can have great power. Read More...

STRATEGY AND INFLUENCE

We live in a complex world but new technology is making it easier to navigate all the time. Our transition from the industrial age to this emergent information age might be painful for the many who don’t understand why things have already changed. Read More...

ON THE NEED TO THINK STRATEGICALLY

Suzy and I helped create a wondrous park at the centre of a beautiful rainforest in Costa Rica. With friends, we transformed an unusually shaped 60 acres in the “Mystic Valleys” area of the Southwest Talamanca Mountains, planting hundreds of fruit trees and plants.
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EXTRA SENSORY PERCEPTION

In America's jungles, the jaguar is both feared and admired, depending on who's looking. Anthropologist Carlos Castaneda, an author of 10 books on the sorcery of Mexico and Central America, was given a spectacular demonstration of that noble cat's "mind-reading abilities".
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IDEAS ON EMPOWERMENT

There is a Chinese curse that says: “May you live in interesting times!” Its idea is that interesting times are times of change - which means they are fraught with dangers, challenges and perils.
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